Why do people put fender flares on trucks?

The primary purpose of fender flare is to prevent the rotating wheels and tires to throw particles such as mud, rocks, sand, liquids, and other road substances into the air. For aesthetic purpose, you can customize the look of your vehicle with this part.

Are fender flares a good idea?

Overall, fender flares are an excellent accessory for any truck. They’ll make any truck look more aggressive, and they’ll protect your truck and other vehicles on the road from mud, rocks, and debris. The best part is, in the modern automotive accessory market, there are fender flares available for any truck.

What is the difference between a fender and a fender flare?

An extended form of the car fenders that gives extra coverage to extra-large tires. They look exactly the same like fender on a car, but fender flares are much bigger than the regular ones.

Are fender flares necessary?

Fender flares are available in a wide range of styles, colors, and textures to match the look you’re after. This is an important & aesthetically pleasing accessory, one that is legally required in certain instances if you have large tires.

Do you have to drill holes for fender flares?

Most fender flares only look bolted: in most cases, no drilling at all is required in installation. Just plug in the year, make, and model of your truck in the online order form and the flares will fit perfect without any alteration to your truck.

Will fender flares cause rust?

Fender flares protect your fenders from the elements, but they do not prevent rust and they may in fact make your fenders more prone to rust.

How much do fender flares cost?

Aftermarket wheel fender flares may cost you anywhere between $10 and $890. Several factors affect pricing, such as its material, recommended use, finish, attachment style, set inclusions, and more. Labor may cost you an extra $125 up to $1,000, depending on the type, year, and model of your vehicle.

Will fender flares slow rust?

Nope, sorry fender flares will not prevent rust as there are only added to help protect the wheel well of the fender and the paint on your ride from flying debris.

How do you get fender flares to stick?

Just to go with something that would work, I’d recommend our 3M™ Acrylic Plus Tape EX4011 product. The fender flare should be cleaned with a hexane wipe, dried, then a primer applied like 3M™ Tape Primer 94. Then wipe the fender with IPA and then adhere fender flare to fender.