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Bushwacker Flat Panel Fender Flare (6" coverage)

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MSRP: $458.00
Average Price: $436.63
Manufacturer: Bushwacker
Recommended?
Yes: 59 / No: 4

Bushwacker's flat panel fender flares, with no curling under you get the appearance of a bigger lift, more wheel articulation, and a pretty sharp look (to each his own in that category).

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Sungard
Registered User
Sungard's Reviews
04-06-2015, 08:43 AM
Price: $500.00
Pros: Maximum tire clearance and crisp looks, simply awesome!!!
Cons: none
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Amazing character these fenders are, have totally changed the jeep stance once again, fresh.


ozzmosis
Registered User
ozzmosis's Reviews
01-17-2015, 04:52 PM
Price: $400.00
Pros: High clearance for more flex. Side marker included to keep you street legal, if that's a concern of yours.
Cons: Plastic...
Recommended? Yes

Comments: This was my first "mod" to my TJ. The install wasn't bad, but 2 weeks after I installed them I barely bumped my garage and crunched my front driver side up some. Not bad enough to replace, but enough to where it drives my OCD crazy. Worse yet, I don't even have a good trail story to tell about the damage. After the fact, I wish I would have gone with a tube fender that would actually taken some abuse. For the money spent on these, I could have spent just a little more and gotten a good tube fender. I recommend these because they still look better than stock and are still a quality product. If you don't wheel your Jeep and only want them for the looks, then they're great. If you actually wheel you Jeep, then I recommend spending a little more and getting a tube fender that can take some abuse.


jadmt
Registered User
jadmt's Reviews

12-28-2014, 09:02 AM
Price: $550.00
Pros: well made, look good, adds clearance of 35's with minimal lift ie 1.5" Rock Krawler
Cons: over priced for plastic even tho they are OEM quality. Not the easiest to install on 4 door and photo copied instructions are pathetic.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Needed more fender clearance on my JKUR after installing 35's with my 1.5" RK triple rate coil lift. I do not care for stock trimmed fenders so these were about the best price point for flat fenders. They are very solid and contrary to the post that says they are held on by two sided tape they are not. I thing the tape/trim is for a finished look. I tightened everything down before peeling the tape backing and they were as solid as a rock.




tom_sprecher
Registered User
tom_sprecher's Reviews
12-15-2014, 05:26 PM
Price: $402.00
Pros: Looks good
Cons: Doesn't cover enough
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Too new to give a review. Easy to install.

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Ryanwarchol
Registered User
Ryanwarchol's Reviews
05-07-2014, 03:59 PM
Price: $500.00
Pros: Great look and coverage, super easy to install if you download pics from Bushwacker
Cons: Online instructions are better
Recommended? Yes

Comments: The Bushwacker Flat Style Fender Flares are super easy to install if you've done at least 1 install prior. The first install is tricky and lengthy due to the instructions. I recommend downloading a color copy off the Bushwacker site since the ones in the box are barely readable. I did an OK job on mine but installed another set on my buddies Jeep and it took half the time and looks amazing. I fixed mine afterwards by loosening the screws under the flares and having my friend push in on the flares as I tightened the screws. However, if you can read and follow directions its a pretty simple job..took me about 6 hours the first time and 3 hours the second time. Highly recommend this product. Don't cut the splash shields to short!!!!!! Can always take more off...can't put back once cut!!!!


anelson52
Registered User
anelson52's Reviews
04-23-2014, 10:49 PM
Price: $500.00
Pros: Easy to install, look great, give additional clearance, great protection from rocks and mud.
Cons: none
Recommended? Yes

Comments: These flares look great on a TJ and give added clearance. They offer plenty of protection from rocks and mud. Easy to install if you take your time and read the directions.


XxoSPARKSoxX
Registered User
XxoSPARKSoxX's Reviews
04-06-2014, 11:56 PM
Price: $502.00
Pros: Well engineered. Straight forward install. Fairly rigid and durable. Looks great.. With the right tire combo. Lots of coverage. The flares are a "system" that needs installed correctly to ensure proper fit and performance.
Cons: Plastic parts could use more attention to trimming. Relies on two sided tape to perform properly. Ray Charles must have drilled the holes on my rear passenger flare. The holes were difficult to align. The other three flares lined up perfectly.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Well engineered.
Straight forward install.
Fairly rigid and durable.
Looks great.. With the right tire combo.
Lots of coverage.
The flares are a "system" that needs installed correctly to ensure proper fit and performance.


Plastic parts could use more attention to trimming.
Relies on two sided tape to perform properly.
Ray Charles must have drilled the holes on my rear passenger flare. The holes were difficult to align.
The other three flares lined up perfectly.

Summary:

Well Engineered
Durable
Easy to install
Looks great

Recommend:

Yes


mattmudd
Registered User
mattmudd's Reviews

03-27-2014, 11:33 AM
Price: $544.00
Pros: -Looks Great. -Make lift looks bigger -
Cons: -LED Amber Light Installation -Bushwacker does not offer pre-cut splash guards.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Most websites list this product stating no drilling and no cutting. You will find that you will be doing both. Not blaming Bushwacker but the advertising from vendors is wrong. Bushwacker needs a better solution for LED amber lights, as mentioned before if lights go out there is no way to get to them without a uninstall/re-install of fenders. I contacted Bushwacker and recommended they sell the splash guards /shields pre-cut, to make for a cleaner speedier install. Still look and work great.




gotswap
Registered User
gotswap's Reviews
03-25-2014, 11:01 AM
Price: $470.00
Pros: Nice coverage, extended clearance, fits really well
Cons: price....
Recommended? Yes

Comments: My body was "clearanced" by the previous owner in the rear so I had to bend the body back strait. Once this was done it was a very simple bolt on affair and one hole to drill on each side. When I put 35's on it I will trim the body and flare to match up to the flat portion which should give plenty of clearance.


tightjibbs
Registered User
tightjibbs's Reviews
03-03-2014, 05:36 PM
Price: $450.00
Pros: Look great.. Less chance of rubbing with wider tires, cheaper than tube steel .... Easy install
Cons: Not tube steel
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Great for a little extra room and just look great


rvrdvr
Registered User
rvrdvr's Reviews
01-05-2014, 01:35 PM
Price: $400.00
Pros: Good coverage
Cons: Pricey
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Pricey but look good and have good coverage.
May have gained some clearance.


ozzmosis
Registered User
ozzmosis's Reviews
12-19-2013, 08:03 PM
Price: $385.00
Pros: -More tire clearance over stock fender flares -Look great
Cons: -Not the easiest to install -Will not withstand trail rash any better than a stock plastic fender flare
Recommended? No

Comments: When I purchased these flares I was a Jeep novice (I still am really) and I was planning on mainly riding on the beach and basic trail riding. However, two weeks after I installed them, I bumped a pole on my carport with my front driver side flare and it is now forever deformed. You can not fix plastic once it's damaged. I didn't even get a good trail story out of it. So, with that being said, I plan to replace them with metal tube fender flares in the future. While these fender flares look nice, they are just plastic like the factory and therefore they do not withstand the abuse a Jeep gets put through on the trails (or carports). Therefore, I recommend that if you are considering a flat fender flare to get a metal tube fender flare instead of the Bushwacker Flat Fender Flares.


jsthomas
Registered User
jsthomas's Reviews
12-01-2013, 11:06 PM
Price: $552.00
Pros: Additional clearance. Great look. Lose the single-bulb reflector-lens side lamps, gain 6 LEDs per front flare.
Cons: As far as I'm concerned, none.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: These flares look phenomenal. If you're considering swapping out your factory flares, you won't go wrong on these. Bottom line: install yourself; take your time; enjoy the beauty.

Installed on a 2010 JKU. If you need any help, feel free to PM me.


edinct
Registered User
edinct's Reviews
11-09-2013, 02:41 PM
Price: $450.00
Pros: great looks, durable
Cons: expensive, difficult to install
Recommended? Yes

Comments: bit on the expensive side but they look great and won't warp like my Xenon flares did.


Winniethepooh
Registered User
Winniethepooh's Reviews
09-20-2013, 06:36 PM
Price: $380.00
Pros: Ease of install.
Cons: Price
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Awesome product for those looking of flares. Easy to install if you have previous experience with body work.


jezwald101
Registered User
jezwald101's Reviews
06-30-2013, 07:35 AM
Price: $500.00
Pros: fitment
Cons: not a big fan of double sided tape on a fender,aspecially on a daily driver..
Recommended? Yes

Comments: installed these on my jeep..fit good but a little tricky getting them over the mounting brackets by myself.also not a big fan of double sided tape on a daily driver. time will tell I guess...other than that fits good and looks great..i did not paint.


Primoris
Registered User
Primoris's Reviews
04-08-2013, 10:33 AM
Price: $600.00
Pros: Excellent Flat Fenders
Cons: LED Light wires could be a little longer and the connectors included are cheap.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Excellent package but I would recommend different wiring connectors for the front LED markers.


Weetay1
Registered User
Weetay1's Reviews
03-19-2013, 07:42 PM
Price: $430.00
Pros: Max Wheel coverage, Great look!
Cons: Installation was a little longer then described.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: These fenders added a great look for my TJ that I havent seen anywhere in my area yet. The installation was a little more difficult then the Bushwacker install video, rear wheel well liner needed to be removed. Everything was pretty simple and im sure the while install would have went pretty smooth but all my mount screws were seized and i had to custom install mount brackets.


4x4jkx
Registered User
4x4jkx's Reviews
12-09-2012, 09:51 AM
Price: $450.00
Pros: Easy to install. Looks great
Cons: None really.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Install was fairly quick and relatively painless. Getting the speed clips to line up with the screws was the hardest part. Other than that they look great. I'm still having an issue getting the side markers to light up but I think I may have polarity reversed on the LED wires.


sboviall08
Registered User
sboviall08's Reviews
09-22-2012, 10:11 PM
Price: $435.00
Pros: Great looking and very durable.
Cons: No cons
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Great product and I would recommend them to anyone.


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