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Unread 08-08-2013, 04:19 PM   #1
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What part do I need?

What parts should I get to fill in this gap?

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Unread 08-08-2013, 04:29 PM   #2
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There really isn't one. You've got an aftermarket flare (the part around the wheel). The factory flare went back and met the side moulding. Typical YJ's didn't have the step/side moulding (just a little end piece on the tub that terminated it), so when you removed the flare and take off the little end piece, an aftermarket flare (like the one you have) looks fine.
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Unread 08-08-2013, 07:03 PM   #3
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Its overkill but lose the steps and get some rock sliders. Or get two stock tj flare extensions and cut them so they fit.
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Unread 08-08-2013, 07:12 PM   #4
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Get rid of the silly looking flares.

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Unread 08-08-2013, 08:28 PM   #5
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Put on some rock sliders. Remove everything between the wheel wells.
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Unread 08-09-2013, 03:18 AM   #6
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I might be getting a pair of 6" bushwacker flare extensions. Would they work with the rugged ridge flares I have on now?
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Unread 08-09-2013, 05:33 AM   #7
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I might be getting a pair of 6" bushwacker flare extensions. Would they work with the rugged ridge flares I have on now?
They might, but they won't tie in cleanly to the factory step.

Another option would be to put in tube steps, or if you can enter/exit without the aid of a step, just ditch the existing step and be done with it.

Oh, BTW, watch those Rugged Ridge fender flares, they're not the most durable in the world. They have a tendency to crack in cold weather. Especially by the mounting bolts.
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Unread 08-09-2013, 06:17 AM   #8
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I'd take them off and deposit them in the nearest trash can. Steps and running boards are for old folks.
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Unread 08-09-2013, 06:50 AM   #9
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I'd take them off and deposit them in the nearest trash can. Steps and running boards are for old folks.
I'm 60!
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Unread 08-09-2013, 07:41 AM   #10
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You could find a pair of stock extension endcaps and install them on the opposite side so that they finish the running board and not the front fender flare.

Or you can adios the steps altogether and get somethig different.
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You could find a pair of stock extension endcaps and install them on the opposite side so that they finish the running board and not the front fender flare.
that was going to be my suggestion...you might have to trim the stock ends down but they should work.

search google for part # 55007316 & 55007317
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Unread 08-09-2013, 08:56 AM   #12
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[QUOTE=Anticanman;15774438]You could find a pair of stock extension endcaps and install them on the opposite side so that they finish the running board and not the front fender flare.
search google for part # 55007316 & 55007317

That's a good idea, not very expensive either
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Unread 08-09-2013, 09:29 AM   #13
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You could find a pair of stock extension endcaps and install them on the opposite side so that they finish the running board and not the front fender flare.

Or you can adios the steps altogether and get somethig different.
That's a very clever solution...
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Unread 08-09-2013, 09:50 AM   #14
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I ordered part # 55007316 & 55007317. Came out to less than $20.00 including shipping. Thanks everyone.
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Unread 08-09-2013, 10:21 AM   #15
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When i put on my tj flares I actually cut part of the front flare and to fill the gap. I Tried being all fancy using a miter saw and then quickly realized it was easier to use scissors!
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