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Old 03-03-2008, 06:44 PM   #1
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Need some advice...

Today was the first nice day we've had since I bought my jeep and put new 31x10.50 MT's on it. The problem that I ran into was that when I drove over the shallowest of puddles, all kinds of crap was kicked up and into the window (an all over me) it went.

While I don't mind getting dirty when I am on the trail, I really don't want to go into work covered in mud and I would ultimately like to run it with my doors off. So I am thinking that I should get wider fender flares.

What are your suggestions? any brands or widths that you recommend?

I think the Bushwacker pocket flares look really cool, but they are really expensive and don't know how they hold up...

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Old 03-03-2008, 06:47 PM   #2
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wider fenders should work fine

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Old 03-03-2008, 07:00 PM   #3
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the bushcracker break very easy.
i have cheap 149$ omix-ada flares and they can be bent without braking.
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You can find them all over Ebay for close to what nicolas-eric said I have the same problem as you and have been looking at them also.http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...m=170168050789 and yes the bushwackers break real easy I had a set on my blazer and rubed a rotten fence post getting wood one day and it shattered and at the time I am not sure now but you couldn't by just a set of two rears let alone the single side that I needed you had to buy the whole set of four just to replace one.
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Old 03-03-2008, 07:06 PM   #5
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the bushcracker break very easy.
i have cheap 149$ omix-ada flares and they can be bent without braking.
How much coverage do they provide? Where can you find them? I didn't see that brand on quadratec.
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i bought them at 4wd.com.

IMO they are available in 6" and 7". i have them in 7" and the 35x12.5x15 tires arenīt completely covered.
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i would not get the bushwackers...

recently on another board, a guy didn't listen to many people saying that the bushwackers crack easily so he bought them anyway and made a thread saying how it was true...he had went offroad for the first time with them and they cracked...i guess some can make them last
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Old 03-03-2008, 07:48 PM   #8
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I really like the look of the pocket flares, but I definitely wont be getting the Buchwackers. I found these on ebay, what are your thoughts? anybody have em?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1987-...9709QQtcZphoto
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I really like the look of the pocket flares, but I definitely wont be getting the Buchwackers. I found these on ebay, what are your thoughts? anybody have em?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1987-...9709QQtcZphoto
those look to be the SMITTYBILT flares. smittybilt also makes pocket flares the look just like the bushcrackers.
But the smittybilt's are half the price.

http://www.4wheelparts.com/PDT262526.aspx

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those look to be the SMITTYBILT flares. smittybilt also makes pocket flares the look just like the bushcrackers.
But the smittybilt's are half the price.

http://www.4wheelparts.com/PDT262526.aspx

Will they crack easily like the Bushwackers? Is it an issue with how pocket style flares are constructed or is it just Bushwacker?
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itīs an issue of the material.
the smittybilt are availabe not for a very long time. but iīve read that they donīt crack as easy as the bushcrackers.
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get one of these and save your $

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get one of these and save your $

Is that a bunch of weed???

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