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Big news regarding mud guards!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by thinkingman, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. Oct 12, 2011 at 10:51 PM
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    thinkingman

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    Some of you may recall I started a poll about 2 years ago inquiring about the demand for QUALITY custom aftermarket mudguards.
    I submitted the idea to Husky Liner and had some pleasant correspondence with their product development team.
    In the mean time, I bought some generics and made them work.
    I just received an email from them announcing they have produced a front and rear set for 2006+ Tacomas!
    They listened and responded!
    Thank You!
    I will attach pics.

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  2. Oct 12, 2011 at 10:52 PM
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    I'll be the first one in line for a group buy!
     
  3. Oct 12, 2011 at 10:54 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Interesting

    What is the advantage of these over the stock ones ?
     
  4. Oct 12, 2011 at 10:55 PM
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    steve o 77

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    x2, they look identical.
     
  5. Oct 12, 2011 at 10:56 PM
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    shorter I believe
     
  6. Oct 12, 2011 at 11:15 PM
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    I ordered a set today.
     
  7. Oct 12, 2011 at 11:37 PM
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    Gincoma

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    I dont see an advantage over the stock ones IMO, unless peoples got knocked off they'll probable be cheaper to buy from them vs factory. Thats the only advantage I see, but they look good
     
  8. Oct 12, 2011 at 11:39 PM
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    OP , how do they mount , what do the wheel side of the front flaps look like , are they bulbed out toward the tire like the OEM ones ?
     
  9. Oct 12, 2011 at 11:39 PM
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    looks like you can kiss these good bye the first time you off road with those. I imagine they are ABS plastic and looks like if you don't off road at they would do the job but so would the stockers in that case. they don't look like they have any give in them so i can see alot of dissapointed people when they take their truck off road. just my .02 cents. that is all.......
     
  10. Oct 12, 2011 at 11:53 PM
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    Looks like a good replacent for broken OE flaps. Other than that I don't see anything special. I stay flappless.
     
  11. Oct 13, 2011 at 12:35 AM
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    x3...are they shorter than OEM?
     
  12. Oct 13, 2011 at 12:54 AM
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    This.... Im curious how they mount as well.
     
  13. Oct 13, 2011 at 2:18 AM
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    They look the same too me. I bet they are just as easy to rip off on the trails
     
  14. Oct 13, 2011 at 5:36 AM
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    They look shorter to me. My front factory ones are so long that if I drive off a curb, they would impact as the truck comes down.
     
  15. Oct 13, 2011 at 5:45 AM
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    Am I seeing things or are those 1st gen wheels? Hard to tell about any of the rest of the truck tho
     
  16. Oct 13, 2011 at 5:54 AM
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    Definitely a second gen judging by the rear shackle (4th pic)
     
  17. Oct 13, 2011 at 5:55 AM
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    thats what I was thinking...but strange theyd put the 1st gen wheels on a 2nd gen
     
  18. Oct 13, 2011 at 5:56 AM
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  19. Oct 13, 2011 at 5:56 AM
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    good point
     
  20. Oct 13, 2011 at 6:00 AM
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    One thing I notice is they appear to be "cupped" vs. OEM which is not really "cupped". If you ever see a Taco driving down the interstate the front mud flaps sail in the wind from the speed, these may not sail like the OEM. I want to see how they mount in the front my tires rub slightly when turning hard.
     
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