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Did it include a templet? If it did a body shop should be able to cut it out.
Maybe you can make a templet. mark the templet lines on the fender and use a nibbler.
Put painters tape on fender first then nibbler will not mark paint outside the lines.
 

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I have purchased fender garnish lights that fit in the stock location on the foreign Cadenza models. I imagine that the foreign fenders have cutouts for the trim/garnishments. Does anyone know where I can buy the fenders with cutouts? Trying to cut them out in nearly impossible, especially if you want proper fitment. Thanks. Premium Fender Garnish LED Lamp Light 2way for 2014 2015 2016 Kia Cardenza K7 | eBay

The 2015 and newer SXL Cadenza models have the fender garnish already installed, so the fenders with the holes are readily available. The garnish is identical to those lights you purchased...except the garnish on the US models does not light up...just a fender bling of sorts.

I have the SXL and recently had it in the body shop (attached a pic of before it was fixed...you can see the factory garnish). They had to reorder the fender because the first one that came in did not have the pre cut holes for the garnish. Once they received the correct fender, the garnish just popped in.

You can find the correct fender here...about $180 per fender.

2015 Kia Cadenza Fender & Hood Panel - KiaPartsNow.com
 

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The 2015 and newer SXL Cadenza models have the fender garnish already installed, so the fenders with the holes are readily available. The garnish is identical to those lights you purchased...except the garnish on the US models does not light up...just a fender bling of sorts.

I have the SXL and recently had it in the body shop (attached a pic of before it was fixed...you can see the factory garnish). They had to reorder the fender because the first one that came in did not have the pre cut holes for the garnish. Once they received the correct fender, the garnish just popped in.

You can find the correct fender here...about $180 per fender.

2015 Kia Cadenza Fender & Hood Panel - KiaPartsNow.com






Outstanding! This is what I need! I have cutout holes for fender vents in my conversion van and it is difficult to say the least. At first I used a grinder, then grinding wheel, and eventually air chisel. Body guy tried using his plasma cutter and it burnt the paint. It's tough. Just going to by new fenders and have them painted. Thanks for advice everyone.
 
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