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View Poll Results: Flares or No Flares
Keep Flares, try to find clips.. 26 61.90%
Screw On The Flares,, 5 11.90%
Take Off The Flares 11 26.19%
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Flares or No Flares??

I was washing the truck today when I noticed that my rear passenger side fender flare was loose, sure enough 3 clips are missing and since the other side is also missing 1 of those clips Im thinking of taking my fender flares off but I need opinions! I got these flares from jcw.com and so far can not find replacement clips..

#1 Keep flares, try to find replacement clips and hope the back one doesnt fall off by then,,


#2 Screw on the flares to the fenders.. rust?

#3 Just take them off
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Keep the flares, the truck looks much better with them on!
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Keep Flares it looks good
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keep the flares. you've got a great white/black theme going.
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Truck looks great with the flares!
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keep them...color match the bumpers...
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I need to find 3 clips to hold it or it will just flap around unless I screw it and them Im worried about rust,,



any idea where I can find this clip?


and does this need to be replaced?
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gorilla glue...???


do you have any local 4wheelparts or summit racing near you? bring the clips there...or pep boys, autozone, kragen...and see if they can match them up
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if you cant find clips get some double sided tape, that stuff holds really well and its easy to get off with a heat gun...
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double-sided tape ftmw! oh and keep the flares... if anything i'd get them painted to match.
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looks like one of ur balljoints is toast
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I put the edge flares on my xlt using only the bottom edge plastic rivets with holes and double sided mounting tape around the edge on the side of the truck and it has held on fine.
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Keep the flares. Add some nerf bars too. Truck looks good. I have OEM flares on my stepside. I broke off the clips on the sides, screwed the bottoms on and used double-sided tape for the sides. Has held up for the last 4 months fine.
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looks like one of ur balljoints is toast
how much are replacements installed?






as for the flares they are off till JCW sends me replacement clips, or I screw them on in which case I need to buy stainless steel screws..
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Screwed on the flares,, and got 2 quotes for replacement of the lower ball joints,, ford wants $650,, pepboys wants $350,, looks the same as before,,
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