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Mud flaps - easy enough to fit?

Just ordered a full set of 3dr stilo mudguards.. are they easy enough to fit, will i need brackets or do they just screw up?
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Cool re: Mud flaps - easy enough to fit?

You mean flaps Yazza..as in big black chunks of black rubber .. all bracket normally come supplied..
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re: Mud flaps - easy enough to fit?

they weere off that msc trading guy on ebay supposed to be all genuine so im hoping they will have the fitting bits supplied...noticed someone recommended getting them off msc in another thread.


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re: Mud flaps - easy enough to fit?

Yeah they come with the bits but you might be wise to bolt them on as well as my rear ones lasted about 3 weeks but the fronts are still with me and the car.
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re: Mud flaps - easy enough to fit?

You just need a drill to make a small hole on the bottom rear wing underside (only plastic) plus an allan key and that's it.

Mine are still on but you need to watch reversing over high kerbs.
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re: Mud flaps - easy enough to fit?

you dont need to drill

fiat ones come supplied with 6 u shaped brackets that let a bolt come in from one side (like a clamp) to clamp it in position.

its a case of jack up, wheel off (makes it easier) position, and then bolt in place, put wheel back on, put car back on floor.

be careful not to screw them in too hard or else it will damage the bumper where the guard covers it up, meaning it will look daft if you ever take them off
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i have dealt with msc trading before they really good.
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re: Mud flaps - easy enough to fit?

Well i will be bolting the next ones i buy on the blasted car as im not wasting another 26 odd quid on a set, And yes just one bolt or something each side would be enough to stop you losing them like i have.

Those u bolts are ok but they just dont stop the flap being pulled off if you have to dive into a overgrown hedge/bank. But then if you live in a town or city yeah no problem.

And you certainly dont need to jack the car up or even take the wheel off and i managed to get them on a treat, just the stupid u brackets didnt work. Hence a small bolt!!!!!!!!

Oh and yes MSC trading are great people to deal with.
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re: Mud flaps - easy enough to fit?

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you dont need to drill

fiat ones come supplied with 6 u shaped brackets that let a bolt come in from one side (like a clamp) to clamp it in position.

its a case of jack up, wheel off (makes it easier) position, and then bolt in place, put wheel back on, put car back on floor.

be careful not to screw them in too hard or else it will damage the bumper where the guard covers it up, meaning it will look daft if you ever take them off
Did you miss the 2 black screws from out of the pack then

Screws in from directly underneath (agreed; it's best to use a jack ) and is quite critical for holding the mud flap in exactly the right position - and worth taking some time over to get it just right
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re: Mud flaps - easy enough to fit?

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Did you miss the 2 black screws from out of the pack then
Mine only came with the 6 'clamps', no other black screws

Not drilled, but was tempted to do so. Mind you, fingers crossed they've lasted in the snow and going through a couple of rough-ish tracks without falling off - having now tempted fate they're bound to come off
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Re: Mud flaps - easy enough to fit?

thanks for alll the comments (:
anyone got a pic of their car with the mudflaps on??
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Re: Mud flaps - easy enough to fit?

Ooo very nice, fancy a pair of those myself!
Would they also fit the front arches?
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Re: Mud flaps - easy enough to fit?

There are front mudflaps, but if you've got sideskirts forget it
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