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Bushwacker Fender Flares and Trimming for Larger Tires

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Arrowshot, Dec 2, 2013.

  1. Dec 2, 2013 at 7:11 PM
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    Arrowshot

    Arrowshot [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have some Bushwacker Pocket Style Fender Flares to install. Right now I have:

    • 16" TRD Beadlock rims (PTR18-35090-BR)
    • Tires BFG LT265/70R16
    If I decide to install some larger tires later will I be able to trim under the fender flares to prevent any rubbing? Know there might not be enough specifics here such as tire size etc, but mainly want to know if it is possible to trim fender underneath these flares.
     
  2. Dec 2, 2013 at 7:17 PM
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    Lumpskie

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    I have bushwacker fender flares and am running 33x12.5s on my rig now. I trimmed the inner portion of the flare when I trimmed my pinch weld and body. But I have a first gen, so I can't tell you for sure.
     
  3. Dec 2, 2013 at 7:22 PM
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    I have a 2nd Gen with Bushwacker Flares and 285/75/16s...zero rub...no trimming
     
  4. Dec 3, 2013 at 7:19 AM
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    Thank you very much and very good to know for the future especially since your lift equipment is very much like mine also.
     
  5. May 21, 2015 at 10:11 AM
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    It's an old thread but hopefully can get some info;

    '12 TRD Sport Doublecab Long bed. 17X9 MT Classic III with 265/70 17 Nitto Terra Grappler G2

    Tires rub the wheel wells when turning most of the time, kind of embarrassing actually. Took off the front mud flaps and now only rubs on really tight turns. Will The Bushwacker flares prevent rubbing without trimming? Would be great to just bolt them on and go.

    Also, if anyone has pics of 2nd Gen Tacoma (especially Pyrite Mica)with the flares, it would be great
     
  6. May 24, 2015 at 3:11 PM
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    Bender581

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    Here is a picture of pyrit mica with Bushwackers



     
  7. May 24, 2015 at 3:13 PM
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    subd...super glad i came across this thread
     

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