Quick Answer

Do you need fender flares for wide tires?

If your tires are larger than the original factory size, you’re likely required by law to have fender flares installed. To find out if fender flares are in fact a legal requirement in your state, check your local laws.

How wide are Jeep fenders?

The fenders are 12.75-inches wide in the front and 8.75-inches wide in the rear.2018-22 Jeep JL Wide Fender Flares | Front & Rear.

MODEL YEARS
Jeep Wrangler JL 2018-2022
Jeep Wrangler 4Xe 2021-2022

Are there different size fender flares?

There are four to six different styles of Fender Flares, depending on whom you ask, and you may want a particular style to meet a particular need–such as replacing a damaged OEM fender or meeting a State required width.

How wide are TJ fender flares?

The OEM fender flares for the TJ/LJ “SE,” “X” and “Sport” models are 3.25″ wide. The OEM fender flares for the “Sahara,” “Rubicon,” and the special editions that came from the factory with body colored flares are 4.25″ wide.

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.

Are fender flares worth it?

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.

How wide are Poison Spyder fenders?

These Extra-Wide Crusher Flares™ measure 10-3/4″ wide at the widest point (measured from the Jeep’s body sheet metal). Compared to the stock plastic flares and our Standard Width Crusher Flares™ which both measure 8-3/4″, the Extra-Wide Crusher Flares™ provide an extra 2″ of tire coverage.

How wide are stock Jeep YJ fender flares?

YJ fanatic

Here’s 2-2.5″ and 31s.

How far do fender flares stick out?

These flares give 3.5-inches of tire coverage up front and 3.0-inches of coverage in the back (vs. 2.6- and 2.0-inches for our standard ’10–’16 Ram Pocket Style flares). In addition, these flares provide an aggressive off-road style that compliments vehicles with big wheels, big tires, and big lifts.

How do I choose fender flares?

Choose Your Style

In short, fender flares are typically available in 4 different style buckets: OE Style, Street Style, Pocket / Bolt Style or Extended Style. If you’re looking for a sleek or OE style look, or just want to hide a small amount of rust or fender damage, the OE or Street style may be what you need.

What’s the point of fender flares?

An extension of the Fender that provides additional coverage for heavily offset or oversized wheels and tires. Fender Flares will keep a truck or SUV in compliance with Vehicle Equipment Laws, which lowers the likelihood of Police fines.

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.

Do fender flares ruin paint?

Yes this is a common problem with fender flares. It’s caused by the tiny amount of movement between the flare and the truck. If it ever wears through the paint, it will be a pathway for rust to start, causing the paint to bubble.

How do you keep fender flares from rusting?

The BEST Way to Prevent Your Fenders From Rusting Away!

Do fender flares prevent rock chips?

They absolutely protected from rocks.

How do you install fender flares without drilling?

No-drill Fender Flares are So Easy to Install!

  1. Clean Contact Areas Thoroughly.
  2. Install Decorative Rivets (if applicable)
  3. Install Adhesive Insulation Strips.
  4. Bolt-On Applications.
  5. Installing Clips (if applicable)
  6. Double-Sided Adhesive.

Are Bushwacker Flares worth the money?

These flairs are WELL worth the money. Spend the extra and get the real deal. If your Jeep is nice don’t put some cheap Chinese junk on there you never will be happy with. Bushwacker is what’s up!

What are OEM flares?

OEM fender flares are made to keep the contours of your original manufacturer styling but also to suppliment protection to the wheel wells and the sides of your truck from debris that gets thrown up from the tires. They can also add a little mor coverage for wider tires and give a healthy style boost.

What is a pocket fender flare?

Bushwacker Pocket Style® Fender Flares are a Bushwacker original and an off-road icon with their recessed stainless steel bolts and massive presence. These flares are custom designed to complement oversized tires while providing premium tire protection.

What are Bushwacker fender flares made of?

The BodyGear material is 100-percent UV protected Dura-Flex 2000 TPO, textured with a black finish to give it an OE-quality style so it looks like it came from the factory.