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post #16 of 22 Old 12-06-2013, 03:27 AM
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In other words, the flares are tough, but the mounting system isn't

Iäm wondering if you could add some sort of plating (sheetmetal spot- welded to the body) under the flares to prevent them from ripping through the body/ doors? I know it's a lot of work, but we all know that just the thin sheetmetal with self-tappers won't work on serious stuff.

I guess Notch customs has built these to look good and mount easily(no need to remove door panels or trim panels in the rear to install some sort of stock- style mounting strips). So, as always with aftermarket products, there's a catch and things could be improved..


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I would have liked to see him bash the flair against the ground like it was a hammer, but hitting it with the second sledge hammer was pretty impressive.

Too bad I just don't like the looks... too boxy / bulky / inelegant (Not that I could design a better one...).
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Is why I would never use fiberglass. Could care less about some "tough looking video". For the cost of these flares, a company could paint match carbon fiber and still churn a good profit. I would never consider anything fiberglass except speaker enclosures or I/O powerboats.
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Bushwackers are supposed to be strong too, and they are plastic. I've seen them literally explode once when leaned up against a rock. I'd hate to see fiberglass.
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post #21 of 22 Old 12-13-2013, 11:18 PM
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You do have to remove all the interior trim in the rear to install them, and their is quite a bit of work involved, i have an install thread detailing it here.
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also for the record like i stated before, the flare itself, is super strong so far, and i have knocked it off trees when i slid down some sloppy leaves into the flare against a tree, i broke one of the bolts, but the flare itself shows no damage. Just paint scratched

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