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Old 11-22-2011, 09:39 AM   #51
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actually just found this forum on here about the rally armor mud flaps http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...=238457&page=2
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Old 12-10-2011, 03:09 PM   #52
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i actually have a pair of the universal rally armor mudflaps im going to be installing next weekend and the fronts shouldnt be to bad but the backs are what im worried about the gap between where the wheel liner and the edge is a little weird and the universal kits do not come with hardware so your going to need to get some from the parts store. hopefully i can get it to work!
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I installed mine today and I guess the ones I bought are for the sedan as the rears do not line up correctly with the plastic bumper part but the Ford dealer on Ebay that was selling them had them listed for either the 4 or 5 door cars....?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/280801320809...84.m1497.l2649


Fronts fit great!

How do you know the spring clips marked G are not used on the hatchback? I have the same directionts yet no where on there does it state not to be used with hatchbacks?
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I installed mine today and I guess the ones I bought are for the sedan as the rears do not line up correctly with the plastic bumper part but the Ford dealer on Ebay that was selling them had them listed for either the 4 or 5 door cars....?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/280801320809...84.m1497.l2649


Fronts fit great!

How do you know the spring clips marked G are not used on the hatchback? I have the same directionts yet no where on there does it state not to be used with hatchbacks?
I installed my rears on my hatch and used the spring clips. Maybe that will help the gap.
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I used the springs.
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I used the springs.
The only possible reason for the poor fit is that you have the sedan ones mounted on your hatch. I was very careful when I ordered mine through Steve at Tousley. He asked for my VIN which made sure we got the right part numbers/
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Gotcha...what did you think of the pics I sent? Look wrong to you?

I contacted the Ford dealer via Ebay that I bought them from, hopefully I will hear something back from them tomorrow.
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Gotcha...what did you think of the pics I sent? Look wrong to you?

I contacted the Ford dealer via Ebay that I bought them from, hopefully I will hear something back from them tomorrow.
They certainly do not fit right. Do you have the wrappers or box they came in? The part number should be on the wrapper or box.
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The clips aren't needed but will keep the rear guards a tad bit more snug in the center of the flap. I had to spread the clips apart so it would fit, otherwise it was too snug to push on.
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How do you know the spring clips marked G are not used on the hatchback? I have the same directionts yet no where on there does it state not to be used with hatchbacks?
It should be noted that I have a sedan, so my procedure and pictures were based on that.

I pulled out the instructions and reaquainted my self with them. This is how I was reading them:



Step 16: For 4- and 5-door Focuses, attach the clip labeled 'H'.
Step 17: Now on the wagon, temporarily install the flap and mark/drill the bottom hole.



Steps 18/19: Still dealing with the wagon, as it has not been mentioned otherwise, clip 'H' is attached and the flap is replaced.
Steps 20/21: (Again, assuming this is still solely for the wagon as it has not been mentioned otherwise that we are talking about the 4/5 doors again) The screws are put in place, followed by the clip.



Step 22:Now the 4- and 5-door Focuses are shown in the upper corner, indicating that the instructions are now dealing with them again. The screws are shown in place and the third is installed.
Step 23:Again looking in the upper corner, we see that it's back to the wagon for the same procedure of installing the final screw.

Looking over these more, it appears that by step 19 the instructions are back to including the sedan and hatch models as well, though it isn't initially made clear.

Now, I have no clips (G) installed in mine, and have noticed no issues with fit at all. The flaps are snug against the rear bumper and fit perfectly. This is for a sedan though, so those of you with 5-doors could have different experiences.

Summary: Install the clips labeled as 'G' in the instructions.
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