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Old 05-02-2012, 08:49 PM   #11
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I also have the molded, and after the dealer quoted me $116 for install I decided that I would go ahead and install them myself. Like Zillon said, easy to install and power drill required.
In hindsight, I would have taken the rear wheels off too. It takes about a minute to jack and remove a wheel, and I easily wasted that trying to balance the torx head screw on my socket while trying to line it up for install.
Total time, including taking the front wheels off, maybe 45 minutes.
Lol I did the same exact thing on my back wheels I was like hah that's easy to do I don't need to take the tire off....but 20 mins later and a couple hundred curses later I took it off
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:04 AM   #12
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wishing i had put these on my car. just noticed i have some scratches in my Red candy paint, on the sides of my car, from the debris my wheels kick up.

my last car had molded flaps, and the paint was flawless from road debris after 9 years.
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:13 AM   #13
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wishing i had put these on my car. just noticed i have some scratches in my Red candy paint, on the sides of my car, from the debris my wheels kick up.

my last car had molded flaps, and the paint was flawless from road debris after 9 years.
Good to know that they do help
Living in the country with a dirt driveway, I'm definitely thinking these will come in handy
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:25 AM   #14
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Another option is Rally Armor mud flaps. 1/8th of the price and a muc more aggressive look, but its a preferred look, some don't like it

http://www.rallyarmor.com/store/univ...lus-p-337.html











Little more of an install but pretty simple

plus you get no damage from behind the OEM flaps like this



but other people have avoided the damage from the OEM with some clear vinyl, so if you get for the OEM I highly suggest putting some vinyl being them first
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:39 AM   #15
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Oh sweet rally armor ! Think I'm gonna go for the Urethane ones ! Since here the oem would cost about 100$ (with my friend discount) and I was willing to get them ... for 30$ more I would get the undestructible and easy washable Rally Armor's plus they seem to proctect more ! Love the looks on your car !
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Thanks JaM81, but don't do the same mistake I did. I set the level of the mudflap height I wanted when the vehicle was with empty weight. Its still fine when I have one passenger, but when I have a full car the flaps brush the ground when the suspension is under stress haha, but It doesn't do anything besides bend back and make some noise, no damage to them at all. And I rarely have 5 ppl in my car so I don't mind
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Hehehe thx a lot for the tip ! I'm gonna consider that when I install them !
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If you like a more rally-oriented look, you might look into the flat guards. Someone else on this site has them and they really change the look of the car. Sometimes I wish I had gotten them instead...
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If you like a more rally-oriented look, you might look into the flat guards. Someone else on this site has them and they really change the look of the car. Sometimes I wish I had gotten them instead...
Wow, my phone is so slow. That was the car I was speaking of...
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I had the molded ones but I had them removed as the rear left one was ripped off in a few inches of fresh snow. These are screwed to the car using only one screw each and a couple of plastic push pins. I liked the look but they are not made to ''survive'' our Canadian winters, saddly.
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