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Rubber or plastic mud flaps?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jeremy_283, Jan 26, 2009.

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Which kind?

  1. Plastic

    21 vote(s)
    19.1%
  2. Rubber

    89 vote(s)
    80.9%
  1. Jan 26, 2009 at 4:59 AM
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    jeremy_283

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    well, i ripped one of my front flaps off this weekend, and i am planning on ordering some new mud flaps, but I cant decide if I want some more plastic-type ones, or the hanging rubber.... watcha all think?
     
  2. Jan 26, 2009 at 5:59 AM
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    harshest

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    I voted rubber for the "flex" it would have, but I wanted to vote neither but didn't see that option.
     
  3. Jan 26, 2009 at 6:03 AM
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    TacticalBacon13

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    if you find a good pair of rubber ones let me know. i need a pair
     
  4. Jan 26, 2009 at 7:02 AM
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  5. Jan 26, 2009 at 10:20 AM
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    ..there's not a vote option for "no mud flaps"... that would have been mine. I know in some places it's the law...
     
  6. Jan 26, 2009 at 10:54 AM
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    getting there....
    i havent seen any "rubber flexible" mudflaps for the 2nd gen taco's yet, but they could be out there somewhere.
     
  7. Jan 26, 2009 at 11:30 AM
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    those "flexible" rubber ones arent that much better

    they came on the 1st gens...and they still get ripped off with almost as much frequency as the 2nd gen plastic ones

    id go with no flaps if you can
     
  8. Jan 26, 2009 at 12:01 PM
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    If you have a lift and big tires and you ride sleds you can cut up an old track, nothing says sledneck like 2in paddle track mud flaps on your lifted truck...but seeing as how you live in NC you probably don't ride, in fact, you probly don't know what a "sled" is (snowmobile)
     
  9. Jan 28, 2009 at 12:35 PM
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    I'd much rather have rubber mud flaps, but like tacomaman said, they're just not out there.

    Anybody think these would work?
     
  10. Jan 29, 2009 at 7:38 AM
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    I voted plastic mud flaps because 3 of my original rubber mud flaps have fallen off of my '06 PreRunner. I thought maybe plastic would hold up longer.
    Any suggestions?

    Oz
     
  11. Jan 29, 2009 at 7:43 AM
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    You had rubber mud flaps on your truck? Where'd you get them?
     
  12. Jan 29, 2009 at 7:55 AM
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  13. Jan 29, 2009 at 8:04 AM
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  14. Jan 29, 2009 at 8:09 AM
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    will do.... probably/maybe, lol.... cutting them with the same shape as the stock plastic ones/ instead of just dangling from two screws like many, i think they will be more rigid and not sail from highway driving....
     
  15. Jan 29, 2009 at 10:23 AM
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  16. Jan 29, 2009 at 10:43 AM
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    it doesnt list prices or anything? are there any?
     
  17. Jan 29, 2009 at 10:51 AM
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    No...we're trying to get a manufacturer to start one!
     
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  19. Jan 13, 2011 at 1:44 AM
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    The rubber ones on my 86 4Runner were bombproof. Never ripped, never tore. Sure wish they still made them like that. I don't like the plastic ones, but here in Colorado with all the sand and grit and gravel they put down in Winter, mudflaps are for everyone's protection ... including your own truck. So I don't dare take them off.
     
  20. Mar 28, 2011 at 2:53 PM
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