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Poll: Aftermarket custom flexible mudflap?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by thinkingman, Jan 29, 2009.

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Would you buy a flexible rubber custom mudflap?

Poll closed Feb 28, 2009.
  1. Yes, and right now!

    11 vote(s)
    9.8%
  2. Yes, if the price was right

    42 vote(s)
    37.5%
  3. Maybe, have to see it first

    45 vote(s)
    40.2%
  4. No, I like giving Toyota my money for lame parts

    14 vote(s)
    12.5%
  1. Jan 29, 2009 at 9:52 AM
    #1
    thinkingman

    thinkingman [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Foglights are for fog, not oncoming traffic!
    I have taken the initative to notify HuskyLiner of our plight regarding mudflaps, and they are willing to listen!
    Let's get this going!
     
  2. Jan 29, 2009 at 10:05 AM
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    mpreiss

    mpreiss Attack Life.

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    Money's a little tight right now but Hell yea, I just Lost one yesterday playing in the snow.
     
  3. Jan 29, 2009 at 10:27 AM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

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    Could be interesting. I think mine are gone due to tire clearance. It had 18s with 285/60/18s on it. Tires actually barely touch plastic area where flaps were removed if backing out with wheel turned all the way in so these would have to be slim mount or custom mounted in front, rears would be OK. Let's see what we come up with here................
     
  4. Jan 29, 2009 at 10:28 AM
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    betz.steven

    betz.steven Well-Known Member

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    would definetly be interested. My wants would be for them to be about two inches shorter than stock. and maybee lower profile that will work in the front with 33's. Just my input
     
  5. Jan 29, 2009 at 10:28 AM
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    Notty

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    Hell yeah I would take some flexible mud flaps!
     
  6. Jan 29, 2009 at 10:38 AM
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    El Duderino 480

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  7. Jan 29, 2009 at 11:39 AM
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    rachunter

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    You guys do understand that if they are very flexible when you drive above about 40 m.p.h they will bend up againt the bottom of the truck and do no good at all.

    I know this because I made a home-made set at one time and thought I did really good until all of the paint got chipped off in the area that should have been protected. One trip down the road with my wife in the truck and me in her car so I could see what was going on showed me what I explained above.
     
  8. Jan 29, 2009 at 12:25 PM
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    khaos5407

    khaos5407 Work in progress

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    i tried customizing some with not great results, it would be awesome if it would be a little more low profile than stock!
     
  9. Jan 29, 2009 at 1:15 PM
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    j4x4ar3

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    I'd be interested. I've replaced all of mine at this point but I was lucky enough to get them from a friend who took them off their truck.

    Doesn't DeeZee already make a set that fit the newer Tacoma's already?
     
  10. Jan 29, 2009 at 1:34 PM
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    thinkingman

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    Foglights are for fog, not oncoming traffic!
    nope...'semi-custom' means 'they almost fit your truck'
     
  11. Jan 30, 2009 at 1:58 AM
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    Delmarva

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    I like paying toyota for my lame stock parts... :thumbsup:
     
  12. Jan 30, 2009 at 6:36 AM
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    red06toy

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    Performance product sold a nice aftermarket mud flap. JAOS made them but i believe they were pricey
     
  13. Jan 30, 2009 at 2:08 PM
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    TacoCo

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    I dunno... Removing the stock mud flaps will prevent audi driving assholes from tailgaiting me in winter when my AT tires are kicking up rocks and cinders on them.
     
  14. Jan 30, 2009 at 2:12 PM
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    Blackened Taco

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    Flexible or not, if you are going to wheeling you are going to lose mudflaps, just a fact of offroading.
     
  15. Jan 30, 2009 at 4:41 PM
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    WNYTACOMA

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    Yeah, unfortunately the Audi driving assholes are not the only ones recieving this neat gift from these guys, and tailgating is not necessary to be on the receiving end of anyones irresponsible behavior.
     
  16. Jan 30, 2009 at 4:42 PM
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    thinkingman

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    Must be in the left lane...
     
  17. Feb 1, 2009 at 5:34 PM
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    Liquidity

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    Any update on these flaps. Just took my fronts off my 09 DC because they scrape on the smallest curbs when i go over them
     
  18. Feb 1, 2009 at 7:55 PM
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    PropJet

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    I had the same problem with scraping. First time it happened I didn't know what was scraping underneath. I took the Dremel to them today, and they lost about 3.5"!
     
  19. Feb 1, 2009 at 8:15 PM
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    40204ever

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    I have given the mudflaps some thought. My dually has them because Texas has a retarded law and they will pull you over for not having them.

    I have never had any problem with rocks tearing up my paint and I don't care after 4 years or so on a vehicle. I am not entering any parades.

    Mudflaps protect vehicles and items behind the wheels. Going down the highway everything behind you is in the Past. I do not dwell in the past. Screw whatever is behind me. I have pulled those ugly Therston Howel the third pieces of shit off of my truck.
     
  20. Feb 1, 2009 at 10:19 PM
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    derekabraham

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    I'd have to see it, but if it's not stock and it's a good price and it looks good. Why not? :D
     
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