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silver streak mica with fender flares removed

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by kinkrider101, Jan 16, 2011.

  1. Jan 16, 2011 at 9:06 AM
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    kinkrider101

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    Does anyone have a pic of a silver 05+ tacoma with the front/rear flares removed? Or just the front
     
  2. Jan 16, 2011 at 4:06 PM
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  3. Jan 16, 2011 at 5:30 PM
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    I bet the paint is removed due to the flares scratching the paint as a result of the flares vibrating against the body panels at speed. Kind of like the mudflaps did to my truck. Plus it would leave holes behind, probably look silly w/o a good bit of body and paint work.
     
  4. Jan 16, 2011 at 5:34 PM
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    wat?
    ^^mine had no paint rubbed off when i removed mine.
     
  5. Jan 16, 2011 at 5:54 PM
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    I kinda like the look
     
  6. Jan 16, 2011 at 5:56 PM
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    Just check out a 5 lug to see what the look is. They come with no fender flares.
     
  7. Jan 16, 2011 at 6:01 PM
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    wat?
    mine are only off until jungle flares gets their set up and running. i dont like how my truck looks now w/ the 315s and 4" BS wheels
     
  8. Jan 16, 2011 at 6:02 PM
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    Wait, Jungle Flares is finally producing for the 2nd gen? This is big news, I like the way thier first gen stuff looked.
     
  9. Jan 16, 2011 at 6:04 PM
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    wat?
  10. Jan 16, 2011 at 6:06 PM
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    If you remove the OE fender flare you will have hole on the body panel. Those are the holes that hold the fender flare with clips along with some screws.
     
  11. Jan 16, 2011 at 6:07 PM
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  12. Jan 16, 2011 at 6:08 PM
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    wat?
    i'm hoping 2.5-3" total. still in the process of making them now. he also said that he will leave the cutouts for larger tires built into the new flares too.
     
  13. Jan 16, 2011 at 6:14 PM
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    That's gonna be awesome. Only thing i'm concerned about is new flares messing with the flow of my retro stripes
     
  14. Jan 16, 2011 at 6:16 PM
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    wat?
    you are preaching to the choir on that one too
     
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