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post #1 of 7 Old 03-04-2007, 08:44 PM Thread Starter
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X/Rubicon Fender Flare question

How do the new fender flares clean up on the X and Rubicon? I know my 99 TJs flares faded quite a bit. What are you guys using to clean them? Armor All? Other product?

How do these fender flares stand up to any rocks that may fly up? I know they must be better than the sahara since they are not painted and shouldnt chip...

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post #2 of 7 Old 03-05-2007, 12:20 AM
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That's a really good question and I am interested in the answer myself. I'm waiting for my X to come in.
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My guess is the rocks will bounce off the X fender flares like bullets off superman's chest, without damaging the fenders at all (whereas on the Sahara, they will be scratched up beyond all comprehension).
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When I had my 95 Wrangler, I used to use Mother's Back to Black and it worked great. I am not sure about these new models, as back then, it was a piece of flimsy black plastic attached to a regular painted fender.
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I already have said chip on my rear painted fender of my Sahara.
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post #6 of 7 Old 03-07-2007, 04:45 PM
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When I had my 95 Wrangler, I used to use Mother's Back to Black and it worked great. I am not sure about these new models, as back then, it was a piece of flimsy black plastic attached to a regular painted fender.

Mother's Back to Black is perfect for keeping the flares staying black.

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Most likely, you wont get chips or divets, in the new platic. But if you do run into a rock you can get some deep scratches... But thats the same with any car. I noticed, that my liberty has pretty much the same plastic trim, and am pleased to say its very durable, and easy to keep clean. I use armor all and it looks good as new.

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