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Painting Bushwacker Flares Barcelona Red

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Monarch, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. Sep 23, 2009 at 7:43 PM
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    Monarch

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  2. Sep 23, 2009 at 7:46 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    looks pretty damn good to me!!
     
  3. Sep 23, 2009 at 8:01 PM
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    You made the right decision, they look great.
     
  4. Sep 23, 2009 at 8:02 PM
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    Ask visa or my wife. They both constantly remind me how much I've got left to spend.
    Liking that color much better that the stockers.
     
  5. Sep 23, 2009 at 8:27 PM
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    Monarch

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    Well a couple of sharp eyed people pointed out that the stock flares were more orange coloured than the fenders. But, you know what? The newly painted flares look orange too at around 10:00 am when the sun is shining directly on them.

    What's up with that?
     
  6. Sep 23, 2009 at 8:33 PM
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    gupster88

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    wow man painting them things made one hell of a difference good job!
     
  7. Sep 23, 2009 at 9:17 PM
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    StaticTaco

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    you totally went with the right decision! you were right about the black flares making your wheels and tires look small though, the red looks great!
     
  8. Sep 24, 2009 at 6:42 AM
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    Lurkin

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    Monarch, let me know if you'd like to sell your Roadsport mudflaps.

    Rod.
     
  9. Sep 25, 2009 at 6:54 PM
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    The black flares look great with your black wheels & the monster tires.
     
  10. Sep 25, 2009 at 6:56 PM
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    wow, looks great!
     
  11. Sep 25, 2009 at 7:34 PM
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    Excellent decision going red...are those mounted with 3M tape and a couple screws? Did you take them off for the painting, or leave them on?
     
  12. Sep 25, 2009 at 7:49 PM
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    I had to install them first. They require a little bit of fitting. Then I removed them and had the paint shop spray the bolts and washers separately.
    Installation instructions are here http://www.bushwacker.com/instructions/31920.pdf
     
  13. Sep 25, 2009 at 8:00 PM
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    Your truck looks awesome!! :thumbsup:
     
  14. Sep 25, 2009 at 8:08 PM
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  15. Sep 25, 2009 at 8:28 PM
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    Thanks for the offer. I will hang onto them for now. You should be able to buy them locally. Roadsport is owned by PowerFlow Incorporated out of Buffalo NY.
     
  16. Sep 28, 2009 at 5:45 AM
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    Not a problem, just looking for a deal :)

    Question though, you said you have the Roadsport #7's, but the application chart shows that 5/6 fit the Tacoma. How come you have the #7's instead? Availability? 7's fit better then 5/6's?
     
  17. Sep 28, 2009 at 8:23 AM
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    those flares looks pretty sweet red
     
  18. Sep 28, 2009 at 8:48 PM
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    Monarch

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    Well it does say "NEW! Patented Design" on the package and these are the "Model 7 PRO-FIT TRUCK Splash Guards".

    Made in China

    I'm not shouting, just reading off what it says here on the leftover packaging.

    Anyways, they do fit and if you want, you can write to them

    Roadsport Inc.
    Division of Powerflow Inc
    1714 Broadway, P.O. Box 905
    Buffalo, N.Y. 14240-0905
     
  19. Oct 18, 2009 at 8:10 AM
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    That's a lot of work dude! Good job!:eek:
     
  20. Oct 18, 2009 at 5:14 PM
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    Monarch

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    I like it the way it is, but my first choice was XD Revolver chrome wheels.

    If I could find a supplier in Canada, I would change the wheels and tires.
     
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