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Does fender flares really works??

Discussion in 'General Tundra Discussion' started by CamaroSsToTundra, Jan 13, 2019.

  1. Jan 13, 2019 at 8:14 AM
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    CamaroSsToTundra

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  2. Jan 13, 2019 at 8:19 AM
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    get the bushwacker extenda flares, the ones without the stupid fake rivets in them. They do help considerably with mud, dirt, etc and provide enough coverage for your tires.
     
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  3. Jan 13, 2019 at 8:27 AM
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  4. Jan 13, 2019 at 8:49 AM
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    I have these, they are bushwaker knock offs I acquired from a trade so I don’t even know what brand they are but they definitely help. It’s not 100% but will keep your truck cleaner.i can take a side shot later if you would like

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  5. Jan 13, 2019 at 9:06 AM
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    Damn bro. The rims with the sand paint are sick. Good looking truck. I wanted a sand 4 runner when they came out but couldn’t get my hands on one. But ya the flares help a lot. With the bushwackers a +25 offset sits pretty close to flush. I have the bushwackers ,method grids 18x9 +25 offset with 35x12r18 nitto ridge grapplers. Hope that helps. D04B9EC1-A73A-4F14-B61C-C78210DAC941.jpg09CFC791-31B0-4D8C-9772-36910DF7B706.jpg A0667D1A-C093-4702-8ECA-050CECB8B0EB.jpg
     
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  6. Jan 13, 2019 at 9:08 AM
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    Stormtrooper81

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  7. Jan 13, 2019 at 9:09 AM
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    Thanks.
     
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  8. Jan 13, 2019 at 9:16 AM
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  9. Jan 13, 2019 at 9:23 AM
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    Well the fender flares only work well if the tires don’t poke past them. Flush or less works efficiently. I don’t see why the rough country ones won’t work the same as long as it’s for 2014+
     
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  10. Jan 13, 2019 at 11:22 AM
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    Ever thought of a good quality mud flap?

    Even with fender flares, most road debris will end up all over the side of your truck.
     
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  11. Jan 13, 2019 at 11:46 AM
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    Mnorris1206 Super white is fast as f***

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    Are you going to paint match the flares or leave black ? I have had thoughts to color match mine but idk I kinda like the black on white look .O and just my opinion I like the rivet flares better adds a good look not just plain .
     
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  13. Jan 13, 2019 at 12:11 PM
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    I have the Bushwackers. They definitely help.
     
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    I kinda like white so I am going to paint them. This is reference pic. This guy got rough country fender flares and painted them. But black also looks good.

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    Mnorris1206 Super white is fast as f***

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    I like that a lot .
     
  16. Jan 14, 2019 at 5:29 AM
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    I have a set of bushwacker flares. I paid a guy to paint then. He didnt do a very good job. So now they need sanded some and will be ready for paint again. Im not installing them anymore because i really just dont like the look of them. If anyone is interested i would let them go pretty cheap if you pay shipping.
     
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  17. Jan 14, 2019 at 5:42 AM
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    Bushwacker owns the Stampeder brand. Decent flares at less cost. Different versions although not as much pocket as the Bushwacker pocket style. I have the Stampeders. The pocket width turned out just right for my tires. Depends on how much your tires stick out. The flaps that @ColoradoTJ referenced are a nice way to go too.
     
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    You might check with @eccracer104 , Mike, to see what kind of deals on flare/flaps he can get you on AutoAnything.
     
  19. Jan 14, 2019 at 6:56 AM
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    How much he charged for paint
     
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    It's really dark
    Too much if it didnt look good.
     
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    So damn lucky I wanna play in the snow with my truck.
     
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    It is super fun.
     
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    Fender flares save our beautiful trucks from mother nature!! Lol :crapstorm:
     

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