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Old 03-30-2021, 02:31 PM
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4.8is rear wheel flares

My 4.8is is missing the 4 fender flares on the rear. The eBay ones I just got are completely unusable garbage. Does anyone have a source for the rear flares without having to buy an entire rear bumper or have any for sale?
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My 4.8is is missing the 4 fender flares on the rear. The eBay ones I just got are completely unusable garbage. Does anyone have a source for the rear flares without having to buy an entire rear bumper or have any for sale?

Is what you got from eBay the fiberglass ones? If not, I have a full set of rear fiberglass ones that I have not looked too closely at yet...I was going to hit them with satin trim paint before slapping them on. IF mine sound like what you have, best options are to wait for part out, keep an eye on eBay AND visit the post (easy search on xOutpost) that confirms ALL variants of running boards/fender flare combinations. If you go OEM and buy from wrong setup - you値l have gaps that nobody wants to see! Good luck!


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Is what you got from eBay the fiberglass ones? If not, I have a full set of rear fiberglass ones that I have not looked too closely at yet...I was going to hit them with satin trim paint before slapping them on. IF mine sound like what you have, best options are to wait for part out, keep an eye on eBay AND visit the post (easy search on xOutpost) that confirms ALL variants of running boards/fender flare combinations. If you go OEM and buy from wrong setup - you値l have gaps that nobody wants to see! Good luck!

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Yes they are fiberglass and have no mounting surface. They are hollow so to speak. They have three sides not four. The casting on them is uneven and damaged. I値l post a picture that might help further explain. If yours are different I would be Interested. Part ours are next to impossible because everyone want to sell you the entire bumper just for those two flares.
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My 4.8is is missing the 4 fender flares on the rear. The eBay ones I just got are completely unusable garbage. Does anyone have a source for the rear flares without having to buy an entire rear bumper or have any for sale?
can't you just order the OE parts new from a dealer or ECS Tuning or FCP Euro or Schmeidmann?
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Yes they are fiberglass and have no mounting surface. They are hollow so to speak. They have three sides not four. The casting on them is uneven and damaged. I値l post a picture that might help further explain. If yours are different I would be Interested. Part ours are next to impossible because everyone want to sell you the entire bumper just for those two flares.

That sucks. I値l dig out what I have later this week to take a good look at ad let you know. If you just need those two lower rear pieces...I ordered a brand new right side from FCP for $138 two months ago and a brand new right side from eBay ($156 w/ shipping from Latvia) that I am waiting 6wks now for delivery on. I could not find the pair for under $250 VERY WELL USED!


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can't you just order the OE parts new from a dealer or ECS Tuning or FCP Euro or Schmeidmann?

Each side lists for like $230!


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I need all the rear pieces. All 4. I was eyeballing the ones from Latvia on EBay but am worried they are the same crap I just bought.
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can't you just order the OE parts new from a dealer or ECS Tuning or FCP Euro or Schmeidmann?
They are very very expensive. For all 4 from the dealer would be near $1000.
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They are very very expensive. For all 4 from the dealer would be near $1000.

Do you have running boards? Someone had a full factory set yesterday somewhere for sale. (ALL pieces) Shipping would be cheaper without aluminum that was aged badly anyway.
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Factory is the way to go but get your wallet out. New ones from ECS Tuning are $377 ea and that does not include the lower flares that connect to the bumper. I got those from the dealer at $250 ea. Cost of a donor 4.8iS bumper was $500 shipped and repaint of the donor bumper $600.

I have over $2K in mine to do the rear with factory parts. The front flares were another $750 with rivets added to the $500 donor front bumper with paint. All in all, around $3.5K for factory 4.8iS bumpers and flaring.
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