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Mudflaps on Mudflaps off...pics

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by cleanTRDmachine, Apr 26, 2009.

  1. Apr 26, 2009 at 1:42 PM
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    cleanTRDmachine

    cleanTRDmachine [OP] watch the meat

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    Decided to take the mudflaps off today.
    took a flathead and popped the plastic clips off (most were gone anyways)
    then a 10mm socket for the screws...


    Before

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    After

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    some rubbing from them, nothing a little touch up can't fix from the dealer ($7 a bottle color matched)
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  2. Apr 26, 2009 at 1:47 PM
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    brian

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    I like mine off. Took them off ages ago. Had same problem with the rubbing though, not really enough to bother me. Maybe someday I'll touch em up. Only thing you'll notice (maybe not with stock tires) is mud gets kicked up on the side of the truck alot easier.
     
  3. Apr 26, 2009 at 1:50 PM
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    cleanTRDmachine

    cleanTRDmachine [OP] watch the meat

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    ohh well, they were bugging me cuz I noticed them looking like shit on a highway pic Bakerism took last year
     
  4. Apr 26, 2009 at 1:50 PM
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    cstainton

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    I took mine off and i have been pulled over 3 or so times so just be careful. But my truck has a 6in lift on it too..
     
  5. Apr 26, 2009 at 1:50 PM
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    09TRD

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    Not yet,

    That's the only reason mine is still on. Well, not really worried about mud as much as rock chips.
     
  6. Apr 26, 2009 at 1:51 PM
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    Oh shit, I didn't realize you took the back ones off too. I'd leave those ones on. Left mine on for looks and legalities! Plus they got that nice 4X4 logo on there :)
     
  7. Apr 26, 2009 at 1:54 PM
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    i used to drive a integra, lived in the country and always had rocks thrown on my car from yotas that were lifted with no mudflaps, usually wider tires too
     
  8. Apr 26, 2009 at 1:55 PM
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    My apologies... haha
     
  9. Apr 26, 2009 at 1:57 PM
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    AzPrerunner05

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    The ground took my fronts off for me about two years ago.
    Still have the backs for the offroading.
    Leave em off, these trucks look good naked.
     
  10. Apr 26, 2009 at 1:58 PM
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    cleanTRDmachine

    cleanTRDmachine [OP] watch the meat

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    i'll put the back ones on once i lift it and get bigger tires
     
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