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Mud Flaps

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by L8Rmike, Apr 5, 2008.

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Mud flaps

  1. Left them on/orginial

    1,426 vote(s)
    44.8%
  2. Took them off

    946 vote(s)
    29.7%
  3. Took them off for lift/tires

    350 vote(s)
    11.0%
  4. Modded (shortened)

    388 vote(s)
    12.2%
  5. Modded for lift/tires

    71 vote(s)
    2.2%
  1. May 10, 2009 at 5:42 PM
    #81
    geoff5093

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    +1

    They really only seem to be a problem if say I back up over a snow bank it bends them pretty badly to the point where I thought they would either snap off or break.
     
  2. May 10, 2009 at 7:12 PM
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    cstainton

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    Got a ticket for having mine off.... so i threw them back on.
     
  3. May 21, 2009 at 7:08 PM
    #83
    johnw

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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    front are off to fit 285/70/17 stock height trd sport but rear mud flaps are on

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  4. Jun 24, 2009 at 8:53 PM
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    ETAV8R

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    Just trimmed mine this evening. Even with a substantial trim they still look a bit long. Excuse the cel pics:
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  5. Jun 24, 2009 at 9:12 PM
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    john.308

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    That sucks man. I didn't know any state was that strict. Here in Cali all the lifted tacos I see have their flaps off. I've never had any cops bust me for that and they've had plenty of chances (As much as I get stopped:mad:).
     
  6. Jun 24, 2009 at 9:46 PM
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    NWtacoma

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    state law requires them on front and back so i keep them on. dont wanna give them ANY reason to pull me over :rolleyes:
     
  7. Jun 24, 2009 at 10:14 PM
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    Seagrave

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    Does anyone have some stock rear mud-flaps (none 4x4) in their garage that they are looking to get rid of.... I am happy to take them off your hands!!!

    Thanks
     
  8. Jun 24, 2009 at 11:16 PM
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    Carson

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    Mine were off when i bought it, so i didnt really have a choice. If i did have a choice i would of probably taken them off anyway.
     
  9. Jun 25, 2009 at 4:12 PM
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    Monarch

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  10. Jun 25, 2009 at 4:15 PM
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    beastlytaco

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    wait, cant the y potentially damage your truck with rock chips and stuff? and cant they also screw up somebody eleses windshild, by throwin rocks?
     
  11. Jun 25, 2009 at 4:24 PM
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    jandrews

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    Stock at the moment (she's at the dealer getting the rear leaf TSB), but trimming them is on the short list when she gets back. Probably going to go at 3000 miles with the rest of the "early" mod list.
     
  12. Jun 25, 2009 at 4:39 PM
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    Monarch

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    I opted to replace them with something cheaper and keep the factory parts so I can return it to stock condition in the unlikely event that I ever decide to sell the truck.

    http://monarchrifle.com/dougs_tacoma.html
     
  13. Jun 25, 2009 at 4:57 PM
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    TightShirts

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    when i lift mine and put on bigger tires i will prob only remove my front flaps... i think AZ has a law something like from the center of the tire and up has to be covered by either bodywork or flap... and i think even the stock trd package truck would violate that if the rear were removed. i think it has something to do with trying to reducing stone chips... the car i had before i got my taco got hammered! before i sold it i spent about an hour with a bottle of touch-up paint trying to fix all the stone chips on the bumper and hood.
     
  14. Jun 25, 2009 at 9:51 PM
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  15. Jun 26, 2009 at 6:14 PM
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    Just trimmed mine, they look much better now! :cool:

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  16. Jun 27, 2009 at 6:12 AM
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    ETAV8R

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    Your's look factory clean. Nice!
     
  17. Jun 29, 2009 at 8:45 AM
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    Hoyal

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    I just cut mine 3 inches this last weekend.
     
  18. Jun 29, 2009 at 4:10 PM
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    Couldn't wait and finished trimming mine up tonight.

    They look MUCH better. Trimmed the rears first, to the level where the bottom of the mudflap is even with the bottom of my TRD exhaust tip. I figure if the exhaust is dragging, I have bigger problems to worry about than my mudflaps snapping off. Then went and did the fronts with the same template.

    Makes the truck look like it stands taller, and combined with the slightly raised ass end from the TSB it looks more aggressive. Much improved.
     
  19. Jun 29, 2009 at 5:36 PM
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    JHAirForce05

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    On for now, taking them off when i get back from deployment.
     
  20. Jun 30, 2009 at 7:24 AM
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    I have removed mine, but a guy here did some cutting in the supports and now they are very very flexible, so no danger of breaking. I think it's a better idea than shortening them or removing them
     

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