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Old 07-28-2011, 05:07 PM   #1
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cheap ebay flare review

bought 7" extended flare set off ebay the other day. I think it was like $136 shipped. Arrived two days later....open the box and it looks promising...each one individually rapped etc. go to install.......down hill from there...the material is fine but fit is crap...especially when you go to put on the extensions...if you just need something cheap to beat on i would recommend them...if you want something that looks nice and fits well spend a few bucks more and get something nice.

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Old 07-28-2011, 05:36 PM   #2
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What brand flare are they?

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Old 07-28-2011, 05:43 PM   #3
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Old 07-28-2011, 07:39 PM   #4
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no name brand. i guess they aren't that bad considering what i paid for them.

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Old 07-28-2011, 08:01 PM   #5
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The tag 6" flares on ebay are good though.
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Old 07-28-2011, 09:00 PM   #6
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How do they fit bad? Do they bolt into the existing holes or is it JUST two sided tape? Also, they're just flat against the body right? Don't see how they could fit that bad unless they're warped. Is this the case?
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Old 07-28-2011, 11:19 PM   #7
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They look like the Rugged Ridge set that I have on mine... The extensions are hard to line up with the extended flares, but I did it inside where it was a constant temperature, and the instructions aren't terribly clear. There is a gap between the extension piece and the front flares that can't be "tweaked" out though. They are a bolt on replacement for the factory flares...
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Old 07-29-2011, 04:48 AM   #8
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So besides the extension piece they're a good fit? Makes sense since the extension pieces are statted to only be factory width
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Old 07-29-2011, 05:29 AM   #9
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Here is what they look like installed… I don't have a close up of the extension fitment.
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Old 07-29-2011, 07:22 AM   #10
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They look pretty good... nothing obvious sticks out.....

Thanks for the review....
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I think they look good too.

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