Originally Posted by toku58
I removed my flares to test for rub on my 33x12.50 and some of the tabs inside the flares broke off, even thou I used a bondo spreader to pop them out.
Then I found that all of the clips holding the flare were one time use only and the dealer wanted $3.00 and $2.00 for each clip so I epoxied the broken tabs on the back of the flare and drilled holes through the flare in the same location the OEM clips were so now the flares are bolted in the same location as the OEM clips thus no need to drill the fender.
SS hardware cost me +/- the same as the OEM clips and now I can remove them whenever I want.
I also used 1/4" clear tubing as a spacer so the bolts never touch and scratch the paint in the fender holes.
Bonus is I got the Bolt-on look that I wanted so much