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Old 06-16-2010, 05:30 PM   #1
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Extending Mud Flaps

I need some help guys, I need to extend my the width of my mudflaps by at least 4 inches and I was wondering if anyone did this before? what materials would i need? they gotta be bolted on too, man i hate hawaii's stupid reconstruction laws. I needa do it in order to pass safety check though, any help would be appreciated, thanks.
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Old 06-16-2010, 05:32 PM   #2
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duct tape to pass the inspection then take it off?
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Old 06-16-2010, 05:37 PM   #3
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duct tape it? lol im trying to understand what your saying but im confused lol? oh yeah on a side note, has anyone made their own?
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Old 06-16-2010, 05:39 PM   #4
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glue some of that garden rubber tube material to the side and take it off after the test?
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Old 06-16-2010, 05:53 PM   #5
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Bolt a piece of flatbar to your existing mudflap bolts and use that to support a second flap outboard of the first? Or just buy a couple of semi truck mudflaps, trim to size you want, bolt to existing brackets?
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duct tape it? lol im trying to understand what your saying but im confused lol? oh yeah on a side note, has anyone made their own?
Sorry, I meant to actually make the extensions out of the tape. This would of coarse be temporary just for the inspection. Im assuming you want a permanent solution?
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oh i see, hmm maybe i could try that... damn we'll see how strict they are when i visit... if not ima try buy some urethane n cut out my own
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Get a semi truck mud flap and use your existing flap as both support and a guide. Gorilla glue the trimmed semi truck flap over your existing one for strength and maybe bolt the top corners... if you cut it cleanly enough you'll never know a difference unless you look at the tire side of the flap and see the bigger one sitting on the smaller original.
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alright appreciate the info guys!
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Bolt a piece of flatbar to your existing mudflap bolts and use that to support a second flap outboard of the first? Or just buy a couple of semi truck mudflaps, trim to size you want, bolt to existing brackets?
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