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Fender Flares on Silverado - Factory Option?

Discussion in 'Chevy Silverado Forum (GMC Sierra)' started by SPARKY777, Dec 17, 2010.

  1. SPARKY777

    SPARKY777 New Member

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    Hey guys, I've seen quite a few Silverado's like mine that have fender flares. Was this a separate option or did it come with a certain package? Thought it just came on Z71's but my buddies truck is a Z71 and it doesn't have them?
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    Bigbomber New Member

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    Not sure if chevy has put flares on the NBS trucks.Most of the flares i have seen out there on the new trucks are aftermarket ones.Bushwacker pocket style flares are the flares i've seen the most on the NBS Chevy trucks.
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  3. Jimmeh

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    Some did get them from at least the dealer, as I also know people who would never put something like that on their trucks with them on there. It makes them look tough, though. Thinking of getting some for mine.
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    You used to have plastic fender flares on the older Z71s but you don't get any sort of extended fender flares on the NBS (07-11) trucks... Z71 or not. Like BigBomber mentioend, they're a great aftermarket add-on and I know several people who have had it done. Most people have them color matched so they add a more aggressive look but still look almost stock. In my opinion, they're a must if you're going to go with a wider tire. Otherwise you look like a lowrider out of the early 90's with wheels that extend 4 inches out of your wheel wells. But that's just my opinion. Either way, they add a nice look with all of those bolt inlets. As Jimmeh said, some dealers MAY install them pre-sale but I'm pretty sure that GM doesn't install them factory. I personally have never seen a NBS truck at the dealership (that wasn't used) that had fender flares.
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  5. adampaul1964

    adampaul1964 New Member

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    The O.P.'s signature says he has an '04, so I'm guessing he's not asking about NNBS trucks. Fender flares were a factory option on the NBS trucks, '99-'07 Classic, my '05 had them on originally but I took them off.
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  6. Bigbomber

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    My dealer has put bushwackers along with the lift kits and aftermarket rims on their new trucks and has sold quite a few by doing this.I love driving by there as they always have a new one that they have done up.
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  7. SPARKY777

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    Sorry i didn't mention it guys, I was refering to the pre-NBS trucks.
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  8. clgoch187

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    the flare were a factory option, textured black form 99-05 and paint to match or textured black for the 05-07 classic, weve replaced a lot of them at work, it just a few x-mas tree clips in the wheel opening and 2 sided tape around the edge
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