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Help: Removing Fender Flares

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Camo23, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. Jan 9, 2010 at 9:23 PM
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    Camo23

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    I need help removing my fender flares...
     
  2. Jan 9, 2010 at 10:19 PM
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  3. Jan 10, 2010 at 12:01 PM
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    Just yard them off. A good pull will do it. You will break 99% of the little plastic tabs that hold them to the body. Then to get the tabbs out, turn them 90 degrees and they should come sraight out.
     
  4. Jan 10, 2010 at 12:20 PM
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    Yep..all you gotta do is rip them right off. I would buy some more of the clips, becuase most will break
     
  5. Jan 10, 2010 at 1:19 PM
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    HBMurphy

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    If you own a 2nd gen, if you rip them off you will be bery, bery disappointed since the paper thin connections on the flare itself! :(
     
  6. Jan 10, 2010 at 1:21 PM
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    Blumpkinson

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    Unscrew it and just pry it right off, the flare is pretty strong, but the shitty plastic clips will break right off.
     
  7. Jan 10, 2010 at 1:24 PM
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    You 1st geners have many more truck-like features compared to our 'delicate bodies' of the 2nd gens! ;)
     
  8. Jan 10, 2010 at 1:27 PM
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  9. Jan 10, 2010 at 1:49 PM
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    I dont no if its the same but my 04 reg cab has

    18 red clips part # 90904-67037

    8 blue clips part # 90904-67036

    so you can find them online

    Front.jpg

    Rear.jpg
     
  10. Jan 10, 2010 at 3:17 PM
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    Werloc

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    Mine are bolted on too. I take them off all the time.
     
  11. Jan 18, 2015 at 2:41 PM
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    I been wanting to take these off since day 1! Will the front wheel well liner stay put if removed?
     
  12. Jan 18, 2015 at 2:45 PM
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    VolcomTacoma

    VolcomTacoma I get it, you've seen the movie.

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    Anything resembling a clip or a bolt that is on the fenders....remove...and then it should just come right off :)

    If it doesn't *hint* you missed a screw or tab
     
  13. Jan 18, 2015 at 2:46 PM
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    VolcomTacoma

    VolcomTacoma I get it, you've seen the movie.

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    Also, removing the inner fender liners first will help ALOT
     
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