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Mud Flaps?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by WThomas1250, Jan 24, 2012.

  1. WThomas1250

    WThomas1250 [OP] Molon Labe

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    I have a '98 4X4 Tacoma. I took the mud flaps off today to clean them up, and I think it looks better without them. What do y'all think?
     
  2. IDtrucks

    IDtrucks Just out for a rip are ya bud?

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    wanna send me them? i need some rear 4wd ones
     
  3. WThomas1250

    WThomas1250 [OP] Molon Labe

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    Well I haven't decided to keep em or not yet
     
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    I don't mind the looks of the mud flaps on and I appreciate when driving behind someone, that they have theirs on too. I always find it dangerous to be driving behind someone without mud flaps... especially when I'm on mountain passes in adverse conditions, gravel on the roads, etc...

    Therefore I keep mine on, mostly for the safety and comfort of others on the road
     
  6. STLharry

    STLharry Lube: It's the key to penetration.

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    Some thinks it looks better with them off....me personally, I love the look of functionality, and I can't imagine what my paint would look like if I didnt have mine. And as Madjik Man indicaticated, we all appreciate when the driver(s) in front of us have them!
     
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    You need to check your state laws before getting rid of them. Some are VERY strict about having mud flaps or tires sticking out past the fender.
     
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    i hate mud flaps, however, they do serve a purpose. mine are off;).
     
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    Nothing yet. Just getting started.
    I took mine off and like the look. But your rear bumper will fill with any mud coming off your rear tires.
     
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    With ya there. Can't stand the looks of them on anything.

    Functionality aside, never been a fan. The first "mod" I did to my truck right after I got it was remove those things.
     
  12. JdevTac

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    I think rear mud flaps looks pretty good, but I'm not so keen on front flaps! Debate with myself on finding a front pair but saw a same year taco the other day in a parking lot with them and changed my mind. Front flaps look funky.
     
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    I like mines on
     
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    But they save the paint job... (If you are worried about that)... :)

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  15. JdevTac

    JdevTac Negative Ghostrider

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    Good point, but I still don't like them:D
     
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