Understanding what they do and how to install them will help in deciding if you should get fender flares. As with any car modification, fender flares will change the look of your car and also add some protection from scratches and dings.
What Are Fender Flares?
Fender flares are an extension of the fender, fitting directly over the tire, and created for cars whose tires are oversized. They add coverage to the tire because of the tire’s unique width.
In some states, fender flares are necessary to make up for the large tires on a car, SUV, or truck. The reason for this law in some states is because a wider tire is likely to kick up more rocks and debris. The flares protect these things from hitting the windshield.
They come in a smooth finish or textured. The smooth fender flares bring a sophisticated and sleek style, while textured says rugged. Textured flares are popular for trucks and SUVs, but you can use both kinds on any vehicle with wider tires.
What Are the Benefits of Fender Flares?
Fender flares are functional and aesthetically pleasing. Their contour matches them to the lines of a vehicle, making them blend in nicely. Also, they’re available in many different styles, colors, and textures. A vehicle has an even wider stance when modified with fender flares.
Fender flares will take your car or truck from average to unique—it will be unlike any other vehicle on the road.
Besides looking sharp, fender flares hide rust, shield your ride from flying rocks on the road, and protect you from getting pulled over if your car has extra-wide tires.
How Are They Installed?
Fender flares are easy to install using bolts and double-sided foam tape as an additional adhesive. They come in sets of two or four and a professional can put them on in about an hour.
Every professional should follow the manufacturer’s instructions when installing a set.
DarwinPro Aerodynamics offers fender flares and complete luxury auto body kits, including the Mclaren body kit, along with many others.
Deciding if you should get fender flares isn’t an easy decision. Contact us and let’s discuss it and any other modification questions you may have.