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BLACK Toyota OEM fender Flares - Where to buy?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by qnyla, Feb 19, 2011.

  1. Feb 19, 2011 at 12:57 AM
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    qnyla

    qnyla [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I am thinking of swapping out my color matched fender flares for some new black Toyota flares from the base model.

    Any idea where I can buy these reasonably priced?

    Anybody have pics after doing this swap?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Feb 19, 2011 at 12:59 AM
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    Bullzi511Tacoma06

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    You may be able to find somebody with a white taco and black flares that would want to trade you. Just a thought...
     
  3. Feb 19, 2011 at 8:16 AM
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    Mine are a bit beat up from gravel flying off the tires after a zillion miles on gravel roads, so nobody would want to trade.

    The dealer wants about $220 for the front flares and $420 for the rear. Not worth doing at that price. I thought I heard they were available someplace online for about $150 each.

    Also, changing the front bumper to black, how easy is that?
     
  4. Feb 19, 2011 at 8:20 AM
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    If your current ones are that beat up, why not paint them with Spray on bed liner, or any other color that you would like.

    Just a thought.

    Edit to add: was looking at your fuelly and noticed your mileage, Any major issues or repairs so far? Is it still running strong?
     
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  5. Feb 19, 2011 at 9:44 AM
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    Thanks for the idea. I want them to match the black grill, mirors, door handles, etc.

    Yes, this truck runs like new, 225,050 miles today. 19.1 MPG on the last tank. Only major repair was a short in fuze block at 150k miles that required the fuze block to be replaced.
     
  6. Feb 19, 2011 at 9:50 AM
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    Wow, I looked at yours and was surprised how different the price per gallon is as compared to mine. Yikes!
     
  7. Feb 20, 2011 at 9:14 AM
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    Yeah, it's crazy here, and the refineries are just up the road about 30 miles. Those prices are for supreme, regular is about 22 cents cheaper on average. I usually fill up at a shell, chevron, or 76. I will be done with my 91 octane experiment in June. I have been running it for 8 months, and plan to run 87 for the next year unless I notice pinging going up some of the grades around here.


    Back on topic : Check out the other duplicolor flat blacks, there has to be something that matches good, and you would be the only one to know if they were different.
     
  8. Feb 20, 2011 at 9:50 AM
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    Just buy bushwacker flares.
     
  9. Feb 20, 2011 at 11:18 AM
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    Not hard at all to get the black bumper. I plasti-dipped mine a week ago.
     
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    Bringing this old thread back to life so i dont have to create a similar one. Has anyone had good luck with buying oem black fender flares online?
     
  11. Jan 23, 2017 at 6:21 PM
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    I'm selling my OEM black fender flares. They came off my 2008 Double Cab TRD Sport Tacoma. They have light scratches but no major dents. I'm asking $300.00 for them not including shipping. IMG_6587.jpg
     
  12. Jan 23, 2017 at 6:22 PM
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    I'm gonna post them up in a few sites here soon so if anyone here is interested in buying them let me know. I'm in Austin TX
     
  13. Jan 23, 2017 at 6:28 PM
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    are these painted or the black that came on base model trucks? sorry kind of hard to tell in the picture.. might just be my computer

    edited to add, i am interested in these but im not going to be in the austin area for a couple weeks
     
  14. Jan 23, 2017 at 6:32 PM
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    They are painted the original color of my truck which is black - I believe the color is called "Black Sand Pearl".
     
  15. Jan 23, 2017 at 6:36 PM
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    gotcha.. thats what i thought since it is a sport.. im looking for just the unpainted plastic type like these.. thank you though sir!

    IMG_1640.jpg
     
  16. Jan 23, 2017 at 6:39 PM
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    Oh ok . No worries. I'll post them up and see if anyone else is interested - thanks
     
  17. Jan 23, 2017 at 7:33 PM
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    I just bought flares off ebay for $279. Rjd or rdj? There aren't many reviews on them, but for the price it was worth a shot for me.
    Edit:
    Not oem, sorry to impede
     
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  18. Jan 23, 2017 at 7:34 PM
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    Not my truck

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  19. Mar 6, 2017 at 4:46 PM
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    So did you install yet? if so how was the fit? pic even
     
  20. Mar 6, 2017 at 4:55 PM
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    Fit is ok. They don't fit on the same line as the OEM flares, but the look pretty good.

    20170228_080806.jpg
     
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