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MudFlaps On/Off

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by ETaco23, Mar 26, 2010.

  1. Mar 26, 2010 at 8:50 PM
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    ETaco23

    ETaco23 [OP] Marshall offroad Fabrication

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    I've been looking at Tacoma's like mine online. And noticed alot of them have no mudflaps, I still have my rears on, but they dont do much good since my wheels stick out farther then them, and that just looks funny. So Ive been thinking about removing them but not sure... Yes/no?

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  2. Mar 26, 2010 at 9:06 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    I would take them off. I still have my rears because I'm on stock tires.
     
  3. Mar 26, 2010 at 9:11 PM
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    yeah, I think so too. I"ll take them off tomarrow and see how it looks....
     
  4. Mar 27, 2010 at 11:59 AM
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    although it would look better with them off, i personally wouldnt want to be behind you and get a crack in my windshield from a rock you kicked up. also take a look at the laws regarding mudflaps in your state
     
  5. Mar 27, 2010 at 12:02 PM
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    They protect some of your under carriage from road debris...... personally, I'd leave 'em on.

    I know some folks take them off because of offroading ... the mud flaps tend to get caught under the wheels/terrain and usually get ripped off anyway. I had one rip off on my 96 while offroading.
     
  6. Mar 27, 2010 at 12:05 PM
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    keep em on. i was gunna take mine off but realized i didnt want rocks and stuff jackin up my paint and under carriage.

    but in the end, its your truck. do what YOU want.
     
  7. Mar 27, 2010 at 12:37 PM
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    same here
     
  8. Mar 27, 2010 at 1:14 PM
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    Well I just took them off, and yes it does look better. And my front ones are off bc of my tires rubbing, and I or ready have a grit of rock chips in my paint from taking them off a couple years back. But Im thinking I'll leave them off for now, and then see later If I want to put them back on. Thanks for all the comments.
     
  9. Mar 27, 2010 at 1:18 PM
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    tacomakid96

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    If you like the look of them off I might want them if you wanna get rid of them?
     
  10. Mar 27, 2010 at 1:25 PM
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    Well It looks like I might put them back on, bc its requird in my state to have them in bad weather conditions(Rain,Snow). So even though summer is around the corner I really dont want to take the chance off being pulled over. :(
     
  11. Mar 27, 2010 at 1:26 PM
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    x2. Mine are off now because one has been recently ripped off, so I "evened" the look out.
     
  12. Mar 27, 2010 at 1:30 PM
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    tacomakid96 Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    Ya I live in Wa to, my dads a popo here to he says it doesnt matter to them most of the time. He said they might pull you over and notice you also dont have mud flaps and they will just say get some flaps. But if you dont want to risk it I completely understand
     
  13. Mar 27, 2010 at 1:49 PM
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    yeah, I put them back on, but who knows I may jus say screw it, and takem off. Bc really they arent doing a whole lot, I mean I have a couple inches of tread showing, and i know i through rocks every now and then bc of it. Soooo.... yeah.:)
     
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