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Hi,


I see that front and rear mud flaps are now on the website.. Will any of you be getting these?

I'm not sure really.
 

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i dont think i will be..... anyone else want to tell us why we should or shouldnt have them?
 

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I have ordered them!Wasn't going to bother but the Up in our garage had them on and they looked okay so decided to get them.
 

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ah ok, im gonna ask a stupid question now too, i get why you have them on a bike, whats the main point on a car? and im guessing i could order them once the car is in the uk, they dont have to be fitted when being built?
 

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pretty much the same reason you have them on a bike!

they catch the mud etc that would otherwise get sprayed up the side of the car! esp, on the front where the turned wheel extends beyond the cover of a wheel arch!

 

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so is everyone else getting them?
 

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i guess its something we can get at a later date if we suddenly change our minds tho
 

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Ive ordered them. They will help to reduce stone chips along bottom of front doors from front wheels. They'll obviously help to keep the car cleaner too. I was quoted £75 from my dealer to fit them which I thought was extremley expensive. I'll be fitting mine myself when the car arrives. I found out mines now on a ship from germany to Grimbsby so should be with me in 7-10 days Edited by: Barrelman
 

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so they let you buy them from them and fit them yourself? im sure my brother could do that if i decided to buy them, i might even get him to show me how to do it.
 

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From previous experiences with mudflaps, I would say they are good in that they do keep the stones and mud from spraying along the sides of the chassis and doors, but I would recommend removing them once every six months and cleaning/oiling behind where they fit the car, as they can trap moisture and dirt and cause corrosion.
 

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In the Accessories brochure it says that Prices are fully fitted (where fitting applies, unless otherwise stated) so the Mudflaps at £55.00 per set includes fitting. Our dealer confirmed this.
 

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ah ok cheers for that! :)
 

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I am thinking for a set for the front only. Just to keep the bodywork in good nick.
 

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would it look odd with just front ones tho?
 

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does anyone know if this would stop stones from hitting the inside of the back wheel arches (a problem you non up driver will soon find out ) what does it clip onto?
 

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They always seem to rub against the paintwork in my experience plus they trap moisture and dirt. Not good.
 

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VWXYZ said:
They always seem to rub against the paintwork in my experience plus they trap moisture and dirt. Not good.
I've not had mud flaps on a car for years but I always used to put a strip of tape on the bodywork before fitting the mudflap!
 
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