What are you using for MUD FLAPS?

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What are you using for mud flaps (that also help with rock toss)???
Brands and links appreciated to help everyone.

I see a potential issue in finding some to fit and work based on the design. See Photo.
Typical mud flaps are fastened to and often screwed into the fender lip or just inside. The tires on all Broncos stick out beyond the body and the plastic horizontal facing snap on "fender" then sticks out beyond the body. A typical mount mud flap would be recessed way under that plastic fender lip and potentially not even cover the entire depth (width) of the tire.

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If you do any rock wheeling don’t use mud flaps. I have seen a lot of fenders ripped off because of them. Now if you don’t plan on wheeling hard then it would be fine. Ye be warned!!
 

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What are you using for mud flaps (that also help with rock toss)???
Brands and links appreciated to help everyone.

I see a potential issue in finding some to fit and work based on the design. See Photo.
Typical mud flaps are fastened to and often screwed into the fender lip or just inside. The tires on all Broncos stick out beyond the body and the plastic horizontal facing snap on "fender" then sticks out beyond the body. A typical mount mud flap would be recessed way under that plastic fender lip and potentially not even cover the entire depth (width) of the tire.

Comments....GO !

(thanks to another member for this photo)
TireMUDflap.jpg
Hey, same here, I want mud flaps, too! I ordered front & back mud flaps from Granger Ford's Parts Department, and they are suppose to mount them when my Big Bend w/Side Steps arrives from MAP's storage lot! If they can't mount the fronts due to the Side Steps, I may have to go to an after-market mud flap! Does anyone out there who has received their Bronco have mud flaps w/Side Steps? My Bronco will be a daily "Mall Crawler," so no off-roading here!
 

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Hey, same here, I want mud flaps, too! I ordered front & back mud flaps from Granger Ford's Parts Department, and they are suppose to mount them when my Big Bend w/Side Steps arrives from MAP's storage lot! If they can't mount the fronts due to the Side Steps, I may have to go to an after-market mud flap! Does anyone out there who has received their Bronco have mud flaps w/Side Steps? My Bronco will be a daily "Mall Crawler," so no off-roading here!
I have the 4 door FE, just normal suburban NJ driving flings up this daily… anyone have any links?

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I can't find ANY that fit my obx. None. The fender flare is over the step, and the crash bar is in the way. I REALLY need them. My profile pic is clean compared to the amount of mud and dirt that is covering the side of my Bronco daily and after trail rides. Florida = mud and sand.
 

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Since I can't get a roof rack because I switched to a soft top, I'm going to use a rear hitch for my snowboards and skiis. Rear mud flaps are a must, so I don't destroy our gear.
 

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FOr the offroading I plan to do. I'll be getting the OEM ones. I'm more worried about protecting my sides from mud and rocks than anything.
 

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it's something I'm looking into as well, I really don't care for the 'rooster tail' of crap up the sides and don't want to toss rocks at those behind me or my bikes if they're mounted back there.

I really like the Garorback ones, since you can take the lower part off easily when you go wheeling and they might be in the way, but $450 for two is just idiotic. Installation also lists at some $300, LOL. If that's not a typo I won't get them, that's just outrageous for some vinyl and rubber. Hopefully some other aftermarket company will have something more affordable. Can't be that hard to design and build.

There are also flaps in the $50 range on the accessories lists and while it says they'd fit my Badlands, I doubt that, since the rock rail is in the way (the Gatorback ones for the front have a hole there). One could cut that hole yourself I guess?

I know some people don't like the look and I can't say I'd buy them for the looks, but I want to protect the sides and rear fender, already seen photos on here what happens to them if showered by rocks and dirt.
 

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but $450 for two is just idiotic. Installation also lists at some $300, LOL. If that's not a typo I won't get them
I thought that was a typo, too!
 

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Frustrating that Ford doesn't offer a mud flap that works for the Outer Bank model
 

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Just another thing to fall off on the trail and sit there for 10,000 years.
If you really want something the after market will have these for 20 $ a set soon.
 

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Just kidding! 😂😂 I'm not going to do mud flaps. I'm going to rely on the 4WP step/rockslider and PPF to protect the Bronco.
 
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