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Old 07-11-2012, 04:47 PM   #1
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Are painted flares worth the price?

I ask because I am looking to get a new set of fender flares and am torn between bushwacker's flat style flares and their painted pocket flares (since they are on sale at quadratec right now). I like the style of the flat flares and I think they will look better once I "finish" upgrading my jeep. They are matte finish and I would like to get bumpers with a similar finish. I just am not a fan of gloss finishes on a Jeep. But Im not sure how quickly the plastic tends to fade on these flares. So if the flat flares do indeed fade is it worth it to buy painted flares to prevent any fading issues?

Also off topic but does anyone make metal street legal fender flares? Just curious. Thanks for the replies.

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Old 07-12-2012, 09:31 AM   #2
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I am starting to regret no ordering my 2012 with the painted black fender flares any painted flares on the market that look like the Mopar OEM... I had the bushwacker on my 2010 but I like the OEM's better Any place where you can purchase just the Mopar painted flares for my 2012? Thanks to all

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Old 07-17-2012, 08:23 AM   #3
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Any dealers or Mopar parts stores selling the Painted Fender flares for the 2012 Unlimited? I would prefer the OEM over the bushwackers.
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Old 08-17-2012, 09:23 AM   #4
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Any one know if you can purchase the OEM painted vender flares from Mopar? I went with the standard black flares and now I am thinking it would look better with the painted.?
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Old 08-17-2012, 01:20 PM   #5
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Any one know if you can purchase the OEM painted vender flares from Mopar? I went with the standard black flares and now I am thinking it would look better with the painted.?
Yes you can.
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Old 08-20-2012, 07:35 AM   #6
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Great!!! any idea of where to purchase them? Are there any online retailers for Mopar.. ? Thanks again.

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