front fender or quarter panel? - Hyundai Forum - Hyundai Enthusiast Forums

Go Back   Hyundai Forum - Hyundai Enthusiast Forums > Vehicle Line Up > Hyundai Tiburon

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-01-2008, 10:26 AM
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 144
Default front fender or quarter panel?

ok, this is so stupid, but it hit a nerve with me, only because of my bro-inlaw being a complete smartass, border line jackass. What is the correct term for the front sides of a car? frontquarter panels or front fenders?
michael j. holzer
Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2008, 10:53 AM
NovaResource's Avatar
Super Moderator
2006 Hyundai Tucson
My Garage
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Cyberspace
Posts: 5,149
Default RE: front fender or quarter panel?

With modern cars it's:
Front = fenders
Rear = quarter panels

Many years ago cars had removabable rear fenders but not anymore. Basically a fender is a panel that covers a wheel. You could technically call the rear quarter panel a fender but usually the term fender is used fora removable panel. Newer cars do not have removable rear fenders. The section that covers the rear wheel is a panel that is the rearquarter of the car. Hence the term, quarter panel.

Either way, the front are fenders, not quarter panels.
Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How hard to replace a fender? zirconx Hyundai Elantra 4 04-27-2013 08:14 AM
Quarter Million Mile Elantra xBruce88x Hyundai Elantra 5 01-03-2012 10:07 AM
04 elantra fender pass. side indebtmatt PRIVATE For Sale / Trade Classifieds 1 04-15-2008 09:13 PM
06 tiburon passenger side fender slashtko Private 'Wanted' Classifieds 1 03-03-2007 02:46 PM
Check Engine light comes on when gas tank gets below quarter tank SDMJL Hyundai Sonata 1 10-19-2006 11:53 PM

2007, 96, accent, azera, describe, driver, fe, fender, front, hyundai, panel, photo, quarter, quarterpanel, sante

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:09 AM.