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mud flaps, on or off?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by El Duderino 480, Jan 24, 2009.

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Keep em on or off??

  1. ON!

    280 vote(s)
    50.6%
  2. OFF!

    273 vote(s)
    49.4%
  1. Jan 24, 2009 at 10:18 AM
    #1
    El Duderino 480

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    so ive seen tacomas all over with mud flaps, and no mud flaps..what do you guys think?
     
  2. Jan 24, 2009 at 10:35 AM
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    mpreiss

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    I do like the look without them but the protection with them. I have my front ones off to fit my tires before I had my lift but the back ones are still on.
     
  3. Jan 24, 2009 at 10:37 AM
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    L8Rmike

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  4. Jan 24, 2009 at 10:46 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    I like it with them on but when I installed my 3" lift, they had to take the front ones off for the 33"s to fit. Left the rear ones on though because the have the 4x4 logo on them. Pretty much the only way to tell the difference from a pre-runner other then the tailgate badge!:D
     
  5. Jan 24, 2009 at 11:11 AM
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    live4swell

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    Brian
     
  6. Jan 24, 2009 at 11:46 AM
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    SC4333

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    I like the way it looks with them off. At the same time they have their purpose for being on the truck, and do a good job at keeping the flying rocks away from the body.

    I am still debating on whether or not to take them off, or leave them on. Unfortunately, I find them getting in the way a lot while off road, traversing ledges and what not.
     
  7. Jan 24, 2009 at 12:00 PM
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    Delmarva

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    It's Arizona Law that if your truck is lifted, it MUST have mudflaps. :thumbsup:

    On -- help the drivers behind you by keeping them on. The rears fit fine w/a lift and 33s. The fronts will need to be removed.
     
  8. Jan 24, 2009 at 12:09 PM
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    tacoholic

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    Taking them off makes it look clean but you forgot the other options:
    Take just the front off
    Take just the back off

    I would then change my vote to take the front off.
     
  9. Jan 24, 2009 at 12:49 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Shut up!!! Is that law for reals!?!?:confused:
     
  10. Jan 24, 2009 at 1:39 PM
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    Delmarva

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  11. Jan 24, 2009 at 1:48 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Dang that's crazy!!! Hey did you get a new grill? Looks like the deep dish satoki or whatever his name is!?
     
  12. Jan 24, 2009 at 1:55 PM
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    CtryBoyInMT

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    I voted for Other.
    OK I didn't vote at all, but the result is the same!

    I took the front off for function.
    I tore them off the rear off roading, but I'd prefer to have them on for respect on the road.
    I hate other people who don't have them on and I end up paying for a windshield.
    I'd replace the ones I tore off, but the price is too much to replace on a regular basis. And it looks really stupid with one rear one!
     
  13. Jan 24, 2009 at 2:05 PM
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    Delmarva

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    Maybe ;)
     
  14. Jan 24, 2009 at 2:16 PM
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    Alaskaflyer

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    I voted for ON, but just the rears, however the front ones will save your paint if you are running bigger tires.

    Gary
     
  15. Jan 24, 2009 at 2:20 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Ah you teasin bastard!!! :eek:
     
  16. Jan 24, 2009 at 2:26 PM
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    Delmarva

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    Can't help it... lol :D
     
  17. Jan 24, 2009 at 2:33 PM
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    I voted off but its front off back on for me. As soon as it warms up a little the fronts are comin off.
     
  18. Jan 24, 2009 at 2:34 PM
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    And with your 500000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 sigs!
     
  19. Jan 24, 2009 at 2:50 PM
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    sammy

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    keeping mine on. Protects the truck from flying rocks and things
     
  20. Jan 24, 2009 at 3:32 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    Good, I'm not breaking the law.

    I'll put my flaps back on when I see all the other trucks and SUV's around here with them on. Until then, NOPE.
     
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