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I won the bonehead award today - I need a new fender flare

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Chickenmunga, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. Apr 27, 2009 at 11:35 AM
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    Chickenmunga

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    I have a very narrow garage and scraped the hell out of my passenger side rear fender flare. I feel like a tool, and I need a replacement. Dealer wants $450.

    Anyone got a better price?
    I don't like the looks of the bushwacker with the divots... rather have smooth.


    Alright, time to go puke/cry/howl/spaz a bit more
     
  2. Apr 27, 2009 at 11:36 AM
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    tigerfan00

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    check with toyotapartssales.com
     
  3. Apr 27, 2009 at 11:43 AM
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    Sucks ya scraped it up.:(
     
  4. Apr 27, 2009 at 11:47 AM
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    hillbillynwv

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    Did the same thing to my 95 Tacoma......alcohol induced bad judgment.
     
  5. Apr 27, 2009 at 11:49 AM
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    Snyperx

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    LOL!!:laugh:
     
  6. Apr 27, 2009 at 11:58 AM
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    They must have folded, that domain is up for sale. Doing a google search though... anyone have a part number?



    All I can claim is mild sleep depravation... and a small garage. I have to get out the door sideways when I park. My neighbor has a Tundra and I don't know how he gets in, but I do know he can't get the garage door down!
     
  7. Apr 27, 2009 at 11:59 AM
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    Chickenmunga

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    Didn't see any on ebay, but nice idea on MJP... I'll throw a line his way.


    EDIT: No luck on the google search so far. :(
     
  8. Apr 27, 2009 at 1:03 PM
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    Rudbwoy7s

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    haha i did the same thing with a grocery cart this weekend, just left a few minor paint marks - i'll get em buffed out this afternoon. =)
     
  9. Apr 27, 2009 at 1:11 PM
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    I mjp'ed them before going with the fiberglass.
    [​IMG]

    I'm pretty sure the garage door frame did a cleaner job than I did with the sawzall where modifications are concerned.
     
  10. Apr 27, 2009 at 1:32 PM
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    Sorry to hear that good luck on the hunt.
     
  11. Apr 27, 2009 at 1:55 PM
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  15. Apr 27, 2009 at 3:58 PM
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    It's all in my head at the moment...
    Even if the flare is pink, don't try to put it in the plastic container under the hood.
     
  16. Apr 27, 2009 at 5:02 PM
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    It's silver (well, the good part is). Metal is silver. That means I can use it as a skid plate, right? :woot:
     
  17. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:52 PM
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    Did a bunch of contacting (wow DMZ offroad is fast... but didn't have any help)

    might have some leads over at TTORA though!
     
  18. Apr 28, 2009 at 7:08 AM
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    Wear your flack jacket. ;)
     
  19. Apr 28, 2009 at 8:55 AM
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    I just saw some in the B/S/T. I didn't say why I was interested!

    Going to see if the collision department can fix it instead of replace. Maybe they can do some magic for less, because I didn't crack it or anything - just scrape it up
     
  20. Apr 28, 2009 at 9:00 AM
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    Simon's Mom

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    My truck was hit & run this winter & my fender flare was damaged. I opted not to fix it exactly what you are running into. My friends shop fixed the bed side but had to use new clips to put the flare back on. Those are cheap either. I don't notice it since its on the passenger side :laugh:

    Good luck with the finding one used or getting yours fixed.
     
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