Pocket Flares????? - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 06-29-2011, 08:24 AM   #1
Jeeper
 
kshaws21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Northeast Ga. Mountains
Posts: 1,100
Pocket Flares?????



I am needing new fender flares. As you can tell, these just do not give me the mud and especially rock protection I need. My near flawless paint got two big chips on the hood this past weekend from rocks being thrown up. My wife was none too pleased with the mud being thrown in the cab either.
Anyway, my plan is 7" flares (or 6", what do you think?), but I am undecided on smooth or the pocket style. What is anyone's opinion on the pocket style flares????

kshaws21 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-29-2011, 08:27 AM   #2
Jeeper
 
NCJeepin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Connelly Springs, North Carolina
Posts: 3,780
I think they look good. I have them sitting in a box here at the house waiting til I get the lift and tires. I think they look way better than the 7" regular flares.

__________________
When in doubt, power out!
NCJeepin is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-29-2011, 08:47 AM   #3
Jeeper
 
kpdiver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: The Buckeye State O H I O
Posts: 863
I've got the 6" pockets on mine with 33 x 12.5 x 15 and the tire extends about a half inch beyond the flare. I like the looks of them and they keep most of the mud in check.





KP
__________________



You have never truly lived, until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
kpdiver is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-29-2011, 08:52 AM   #4
Jeeper
 
kpdiver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: The Buckeye State O H I O
Posts: 863
Here's a few pics.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	ForumRunner_20110629_094945.jpg
Views:	78
Size:	79.9 KB
ID:	55674   Click image for larger version

Name:	ForumRunner_20110629_095038.jpg
Views:	70
Size:	80.4 KB
ID:	55675  

Click image for larger version

Name:	ForumRunner_20110629_095143.jpg
Views:	65
Size:	80.0 KB
ID:	55676   Click image for larger version

Name:	ForumRunner_20110629_095227.jpg
Views:	63
Size:	79.2 KB
ID:	55677  

__________________



You have never truly lived, until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
kpdiver is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-29-2011, 10:00 AM   #5
Jeeper
 
Danz-TJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Gulfport
Posts: 370
Images: 1
6" Bush Whacker flat fenders will give you better wheel clearance......
Danz-TJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-29-2011, 10:11 AM   #6
Jeeper
 
NCJeepin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Connelly Springs, North Carolina
Posts: 3,780
Quote:
Originally Posted by Danz-TJ View Post
6" Bush Whacker flat fenders will give you better wheel clearance......
Dude your Jeep looks sick! Post up a pic.
__________________
When in doubt, power out!
NCJeepin is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-29-2011, 10:18 AM   #7
Jeeper
 
Neil F.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Marlton, NJ
Posts: 5,343
Images: 1
Note, if you wheel where your fenders are going encounter objects, the Pocket Flares (Bushwhacker or knock offs) will not hold up. They are hard ABS and crack fairly easy. The flat fenders look better and are flexable.
__________________
2003 TJ, 33" BFG AT, 2" BL, 2" BDS spring lift, Truck Lite headlights, Homemade sunrider top.
Neil F. is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-29-2011, 10:19 AM   #8
Jeeper
 
danieldlg_13's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Houston
Posts: 1,012
Send a message via MSN to danieldlg_13 Send a message via Yahoo to danieldlg_13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Danz-TJ View Post
6" Bush Whacker flat fenders will give you better wheel clearance......
x2. I've got the flat flares and they do give a little more wheel clearance at the flares. I almost think I need to go bigger on tires!
danieldlg_13 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-29-2011, 10:47 AM   #9
Jeeper
 
Danz-TJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Gulfport
Posts: 370
Images: 1
This is the only one I have on my phone at the moment.......just a poser pic..... But here it is.....
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1406337961.jpg
Views:	46
Size:	101.7 KB
ID:	55699  
Danz-TJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-29-2011, 10:54 AM   #10
Jeeper
 
NCJeepin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Connelly Springs, North Carolina
Posts: 3,780
That looks mean! Good work!
__________________
When in doubt, power out!
NCJeepin is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-29-2011, 11:24 AM   #11
Jeeper
 
kshaws21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Northeast Ga. Mountains
Posts: 1,100
Thanks, I like the look of the pockets, but just haven't decided yet. I will only offroad (light trails, no rock crawling or anything) about once or twice a month at best due to work schedules, so I don't think I could do enough damage to really mess em up and I dont like the look of the flats as much.
kshaws21 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-29-2011, 01:01 PM   #12
Jeeper
 
Danz-TJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Gulfport
Posts: 370
Images: 1
Thanks for the kind words NCjeepin

Danz-TJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2005 Wrangler Pocket Flares 4tiresdown TJ General Discussion Forum 1 04-18-2011 07:02 AM
Bolts for Pocket flares Darnell TJ General Discussion Forum 6 03-18-2011 08:10 PM
MO: Bushwacker Pocket Style Flares firefighter777 Classifieds Archive 13 02-24-2011 10:43 PM
TAG pocket style flares Pit TJ General Discussion Forum 1 11-26-2009 12:15 PM
Anyone have pics of Pocket Flares on a JK 2 door Sahara? rx4pain JK Pics Forum 3 11-14-2007 05:38 AM



» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:19 PM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC