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I was thinking about getting the mudflaps from the accessories catalog. Does anyone have them? If so, do you have any pics?
 

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I'm thinking of getting them too.
Sorry to hijack the thread, but I'm wondering if there is a function for rear mud flaps that would greatly influence one to purchase them?

And I believe they're like... 70 bucks from the CDN accessory list... crazy...
 

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I would make it mandatory on ALL vehicles
true that!

especially on those monster truck wanna-be's who have their pickups jacked up 5 feet in the air.

So mudflaps are pretty easy to insall by owner? any drilling involved? how many mgp will the increased drag cost me? :D
 

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With shipping & everything, I paid $83 for a set of four at mazdastuff.com
 

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Over here is Australia, mud flaps are standard on every model except the top of the line SP23. They removed it for some reason and it is not an option. I guess they don't fit with the different body kit. :cry:
 

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Too bad you can't get them with the sport side skirts already on there....bastages

Hasta :p
 

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Too bad you can't get them with the sport side skirts already on there....bastages

Hasta :p
i know.
it sucks when i first found that out. i really want mudguards cuz it helps to prevent from the rock chips and the mud that flies up.
 

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I believe they come with front mud flaps (atleast the Canadian version does, except base model). Rear mudflaps probably are not necessary unless you get into dirt and sandy areas.

The rear wheels aren't powered so they probably won't kickup.
 

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I've had mudflaps on some of my cars and not on others. I like them because they really do keep a lot of crud off of the car. They also greatly reduce spray on the highway. Rear wheels kick up just as much junk as front ones do, so I would want to get both front and rear. I strted the post because I was wondering if anyone had bought and installed them themselves. Are they a pain to put on? I'd also like to see what they look like on the 3, so if anyone has pics, post 'em up.
 

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I installed the rear ones on my PRO and it was a breeze - not even a 10-minute job for both. The holes are driled in both flaps and the car's body. You screw them in and off you go rallying :)
 

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Well, that is good to know. Did you need to take the wheels off to install them?
 

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I suppose a question i'm posing would be, is there anyway to just drill into the well of the wheel for the mudflaps to attach to with the side skirts on there? Anyone have a pic of the flaps NOT on the rig yet to see if there is a lip or groove or something which wouldn't allow the flaps to attach?

So people with the flaps and no skirts can message me if you want instead of posting as there are MANY topics on this subject.

Hasta :p
 

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I actually think it'd be great if someone could make a sticky FAQ or tutorial on how to install mudflaps?
Cuz the dealer charges an arm and a leg for mudflaps. I'm sure we could all find them cheap at Canadian Tire of some car shop.

erick.s, thanks for bringing up the topic. I was about to make a thread myself :)
 

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Hey, no problem - just trying to do my part to bring us all together. :wink:
 
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