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View Poll Results: Mud Flaps or no Mud Flaps
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Old 04-02-2013, 07:13 PM   #41
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Old 04-03-2013, 10:31 AM   #42
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Leave them on. Last thing I need biking is rocks flying towards me b/c someone thinks their truck looks cooler w.o them. Keep them on so it looks more like a truck, and its the right thing to do.
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Old 04-03-2013, 11:25 AM   #43
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Why is there a law for flaps on trucks, but not SUV's?
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Old 04-03-2013, 11:30 AM   #44
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bikes should stay off the roads.. its the right thing to do..
This.. Cyclists are DB's. You cant be a pedestrian and a motorist, make a fucking choice-- you dont get the best of both worlds.

About the mud flaps.. I took the fronts off and left the backs on. I lost my front right one the first weekend I had my truck, on an ATV trail.
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Old 04-03-2013, 05:57 PM   #45
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bikes should stay off the roads.. its the right thing to do..
biking I've dodged rocks the size of quarters flaying at me at 70mph, while I'm going 70mph.
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Old 04-03-2013, 08:36 PM   #46
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I left my rears on until my tires/flex ripped one off...so I voted leave them until they decide to leave you
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Old 04-12-2013, 04:23 AM   #47
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Trim,Trim, I have mine due to the fact I run a lot of gravel roads and want to leave paint on steps and rocker panels,but a nice trimming will make them look better and they won't flap in the wind.
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Old 04-12-2013, 05:28 AM   #48
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Mine came off, I liked the look with out them. All the other pickups I have owned never had mud flaps.
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Old 04-12-2013, 12:15 PM   #49
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Mine came off, I liked the look with out them. All the other pickups I have owned never had mud flaps.
thanks for the rocks and cracked windshields.
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Old 04-12-2013, 12:17 PM   #50
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I trimmed 4" off the front & 1" off the rear because they were dragging off road when stock.
Now with 33" tires & 3" lift I wish I hadn't trimmed them.
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Old 04-12-2013, 12:26 PM   #51
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I trimmed the front to be the same distance from the ground as the rears. Look better, and they haven't been ripped off yet.
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Old 04-12-2013, 06:13 PM   #52
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After reading this thread, I walked out to the garage with a straight edge, a marker and some tin snips. 10 minutes later, my front flaps were 4 inches shorter.

Looks so much better.
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Old 04-12-2013, 06:20 PM   #53
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I trimmed 4" off the front & 1" off the rear because they were dragging off road when stock.
Now with 33" tires & 3" lift I wish I hadn't trimmed them.
Interesting how well the mud spray pattern matches the expected dimensions:



I'm surprised you don't rub with 33" tires, though.
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Interesting how well the mud spray pattern matches the expected dimensions:



I'm surprised you don't rub with 33" tires, though.
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Old 04-17-2013, 11:53 AM   #55
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Interesting how well the mud spray pattern matches the expected dimensions:



I'm surprised you don't rub with 33" tires, though.
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With 4.5" BS. Better for looks & stability, worse for mud spray.
If I hadn't trimmed 4" off the front it might not have hit the doors.
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Old 04-17-2013, 12:38 PM   #56
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Originally Posted by 4Wheelin4Banger
I trimmed 4" off the front & 1" off the rear because they were dragging off road when stock.
Now with 33" tires & 3" lift I wish I hadn't trimmed them.


You haven't had any new mods lately, and I have a set with 5 miles on them if you need them...
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Old 04-17-2013, 03:46 PM   #57
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I purchased a set from rockblox on Ebay when I broke the drivers side washing it. I like them much better than the stock set.
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My tires are always full of gravel. So being the nice guy that I am and having a windshield busted a few times in my life I will just leave them on so the guy in back of me on the freeway does not get hit by my rocks coming out of my tires. Thats how I roll.
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Old 04-18-2013, 10:40 AM   #59
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I trimmed 4" off the front & 1" off the rear because they were dragging off road when stock.
Now with 33" tires & 3" lift I wish I hadn't trimmed them.

You haven't had any new mods lately, and I have a set with 5 miles on them if you need them...
I have done some mods since those pics, Just haven't had the time to go wheeling. I've added sliders & a full set of skids but they didn't make my flaps any longer.
If you're offering them to me for free I'll take them. If I spend money on mud flaps I'll get better ones than the stock ones.

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took the front off cause they rubbed every-time i went off road. left the rears on.
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