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No inner fender walls!!!

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by Grande, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. Aug 3, 2010 at 9:53 AM
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    Grande

    Grande [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i thinks thats what there called, anyways i picked up my taco used and the inner fender walls that block stuff from the engine bay are gone on both sides, would it be bad for my engine bay if i decide to go through some rivers or mud pools, if so where can i find some replacement ones, any advice would help.
     
  2. Aug 3, 2010 at 9:58 AM
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    TacomaBuzz

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    Try Ebay , i dont think it would hurt your engine much, i see people driving without hoods quite often.
     
  3. Aug 3, 2010 at 10:02 AM
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    Grande

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    cool thanks guys, i was just worriedabout cold water hitting my engine as a splash through a river or some sort water filled hole, lol.
     
  4. Aug 3, 2010 at 10:03 AM
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    scottri

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    They just keep road crap from getting in your engine bay but if my truck was missing them I'd replace them because I hate my engine being covered in mud and road grime.
     
  5. Aug 3, 2010 at 10:05 AM
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    Cars0n`

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    id bring it back to where you bought it and see if they can get u some. if not i would try to get some. thats gonna make a fuckin mess! mine is bad enough and it has inner fenders.
     
  6. Aug 3, 2010 at 10:05 AM
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    dylandercole

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    iv never had them and iv run my truck through plenty of nastey stuff with no problems (from that at least)
     
  7. Aug 3, 2010 at 10:12 AM
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    mjp2

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    Watch where your air intake is relative to the water.
     
  8. Aug 3, 2010 at 11:22 AM
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    Grande

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    Yea i was thinking about my intake too, and plus i dunno if a big wave of water into the engine bay is a smart thing to do, im gona look into getting some replacementsjust to clear my mind somewhat. thanks guys. Im starting to like this forum stuff, kinda glad i registered.
     
  9. Aug 3, 2010 at 12:30 PM
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    you will be ok... not like the plastic walls keep anything out...

    i dont have mine either and i run through mud and water all the time...

    it actually makes it easier to keep an eye out on motor mounts and other misc little brackets that come loose in the engine bay...
     
  10. Aug 3, 2010 at 4:46 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    The bigger thing it does is prevent rocks and debris from being flung into your engine bay. I'd be a lot more worried about those little projectiles hitting something or somehow miraculously getting caught in the serph belt or something lol... Still it's a minimal chance. I'd still get it, with lift/all pro bumper and stuff I'll have to trim a bit but I still like it there, makes cleaning mud and crap up easier too.
     
  11. Aug 3, 2010 at 4:48 PM
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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
    just make your own really if your worried about it. its not that hard
     
  12. Aug 3, 2010 at 4:49 PM
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    My roomie is actually going to do that for his 300zx... out of aluminum lol.
     
  13. Aug 3, 2010 at 4:57 PM
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    whoever had ur car last stole em. go get them back! kick some ass
     
  14. Aug 3, 2010 at 5:04 PM
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    tacomakid96

    tacomakid96 Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    My old truck didnt have any and its got inbetween the fire wall and the door and sucked ass. I looked in junk yards until I found a Toyota, and they charged me $3
     
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