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Interesting look without them. Will have to wait to see in person, but think there are times for both flared and unflared.

Best thing though is with the modularity and aftermarket, the personalization is endless and we all can make it our own.

I am just waiting for Ford or the aftermarket to get some flare that is styl'n and profil'n like Ric...

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The four door without flares looks a bit like a Hummer H2 from the side. I'm going 2 door though so I'll have to experiment with it.
 

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I like my paint job so I won't be removing those fender flares
 

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I live in the country, my driveway is gravel and obviously the ranch is all rock/dirt roads. I am quite familiar with the sound of rocks bouncing off the wheel wells. At least 30% of the vehicles I see on a daily basis are trucks with a little poke and never have I had my windshield chipped by a rock thrown by one of those.

That said, I have two chips in my windshield that I replaced about 18 months ago and both came from sports cars with sticky tires throwing pebbles on the highway. Neither were poked but those sticky tires love throwing little rocks. I would never expect a sports car to wear stiff rubber so it is what it is.
 

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I was thinking about having my undercarriage line-x'd. How about getting the flares done with a bit of the coating? Might protect them a bit and make them less cheap-looking?
 

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Whoever can make the attachments lockable/theft proof, I‘ll place an order now......I know I’m not going to be happy the first time I see my truck with a fender or two missing.
Was thinking the same thing... As soon as it gets around the flares come off in two minutes, they will be disappearing left and right! Definitely need a retention system...
 

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I like the look better w/o the flares, but probably wouldn't run around without them as it would just result in the paint getting chipped up bad on the sides from gravel getting kicked up. To me the flares just look like an afterthought on Ford's part rather than an intentional design. Even most aftermarket oversize flares are better blended/incorporated into the original lines.

Fortunately I'm sure it won't take long for the aftermarket to come out with something that will look better and provide a little more tire clearance as the stock ones look fairly thick.

My preference is still the Saleen flared front fenders and rear quarters as shown on their Big Oly tribute. Should be a bolt-on installation and gives the Bronco that awesome pre-runner look, assuming they'd be willing to sell them separately as parts.

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I like the look better w/o the flares, but probably wouldn't run around without them as it would just result in the paint getting chipped up bad on the sides from gravel getting kicked up. To me the flares just look like an afterthought on Ford's part rather than an intentional design. Even most aftermarket oversize flares are better blended/incorporated into the original lines.

Fortunately I'm sure it won't take long for the aftermarket to come out with something that will look better and provide a little more tire clearance as the stock ones look fairly thick.

My preference is still the Saleen flared front fenders and rear quarters as shown on their Big Oly tribute. Should be a bolt-on installation and gives the Bronco that awesome pre-runner look, assuming they'd be willing to sell them separately as parts.

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I like that and can see my bank account getting smaller if these become available. Too many cool ways to personalize our Broncos, this is going to get stupid expensive if you don’t have a lot of self control.
 

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But in this case, it's even worse because there's a likelihood of damaging other cars behind you.
What? Seriously? LOL. No, ill get a BD or Sasquatch and take my flares off if I want to.
 

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Thanks for sharing those pics. I think the Sas flares don’t look right. Curious how stock flares would look with 35s. I think if you go with no flares, you better have XPEL or something on the paint
Bingo, I think stock flares with the 35s is the ticket.
 

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Easy removal is nice for the trails. The look is ugly, but who cares offroad
 

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Gonna be a huge black market on “permanently borrowed“ Bronco flares.
Yeppers, probably by a bunch of envious heep owners.:unsure:

Fords gotta have some of those fender no flares available like they put on the F-150? At least something to cover the holes right? But then I digress and realize that I too work for a mfg and that DOT will definitely require them to have flares for tires beyond the fender wall.
 
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