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Mud Flaps

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by JPC2061, Oct 25, 2011.

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What to do with the mud flaps?

  1. Keep em

    77 vote(s)
    48.7%
  2. Toss em

    81 vote(s)
    51.3%
  1. Oct 25, 2011 at 8:57 AM
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    JPC2061

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    What do you think about mud flaps keep em/ toss em?
     
  2. Oct 25, 2011 at 8:59 AM
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    rob1

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  3. Oct 28, 2011 at 3:55 PM
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    ITS A TRUCK !MUDFLAPS I DONT NEED NO STINKING MUDFLAPS
     
  4. Oct 28, 2011 at 4:10 PM
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    KenLyns

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    You need them at full length so this doesn't happen to you:

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    Just remove the flaps before hitting the trail to avoid ripping them off.
     
  5. Oct 28, 2011 at 4:26 PM
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    TACOMABOSS

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    they look better off but they really protect your paint
     
  6. Oct 28, 2011 at 5:33 PM
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    David K

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    If you off road like I do, then they are going to break off as soon as you drop into a rut or get a load of mud on them (the weight will tear them off). The 2nd gen flaps are junk made of hard plastic. The first gen. flaps work fine, made of rubber!
     
  7. Nov 8, 2011 at 7:25 PM
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    Added extra awesomeness to its original awesomeness.
    X2, unless they are already hanging by just a thread, mud isn't taking them off.
     
  8. Nov 8, 2011 at 7:25 PM
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    steve o 77

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    1st gen leave them if you have anything less than 33's. Just take them off when offroading.

    2nd gen just take them off, they rub through the paint.
     
  9. Nov 8, 2011 at 7:30 PM
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    arrrghhh

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    I'm curious if any 2nd gen owners get different mudflaps tho?

    I like the rally style flaps, flexible but block all the gunk.

    Reason I say this, is I just put a lift, 33" tires and sliders on the truck. Mudflaps had to go to fit everything, and now whenever I wheel the sliders get CAKED with mud and muck. Same goes for when it snows...

    So IMHO I want mudflaps back - just not the shitacular stock ones.
     
  10. Nov 8, 2011 at 7:32 PM
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    Added extra awesomeness to its original awesomeness.
    I have different stock mud flaps.
     
  11. Nov 8, 2011 at 8:10 PM
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    Took mine off and sold them to another member on the forum.
     
  12. Nov 13, 2011 at 8:16 AM
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    That made me laugh reading your comment and looking at your sig photo.
     
  13. Nov 13, 2011 at 8:27 AM
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    The law might be that you have to have them on. Be sure to check.
     
  14. Nov 13, 2011 at 8:56 AM
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    Keep the flaps but trim them. I took 4" off the front & 1" off the rear.
    Do they salt & sand the streets there like they do here?
     
  15. Nov 13, 2011 at 9:00 AM
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    I agree with Trimming them
     
  16. Nov 13, 2011 at 6:30 PM
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    Anyone seen any premade rubber ones for a newer Tacoma? Or any pics on some diy rubber ones?
     
  17. Mar 11, 2012 at 7:18 AM
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  18. Mar 11, 2012 at 1:04 PM
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    garbage...
     
  19. Mar 12, 2012 at 9:04 AM
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  20. Mar 18, 2012 at 12:32 AM
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    all ican say is. most the shit at least on my taco get thrown pretty much right under mirror. not that far back.
     
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