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Does CA require you to keep the mudflaps too?
Short answer, YES. Depending on where you live the officers may be more or less strict on enforcing it. Since all Toyota trucks/SUVs came with mud flaps it is easy to spot a violator.
Vehicle Code - VEH
DIVISION 12. EQUIPMENT OF VEHICLES [24000 - 28150]
( Division 12 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )
CHAPTER 5. Other Equipment [27000 - 28160]
( Chapter 5 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )
ARTICLE 5. Fenders, Ornaments, and Television [27600 - 27607]
( Article 5 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )
No person shall operate any motor vehicle having three or more wheels, any trailer, or semitrailer unless equipped with fenders, covers, or devices, including flaps or splash aprons, or unless the body of the vehicle or attachments thereto afford adequate protection to effectively minimize the spray or splash of water or mud to the rear of the vehicle and all such equipment or such body or attachments thereto shall be at least as wide as the tire tread. This section does not apply to those vehicles exempt from registration, trailers and semitrailers having an unladen weight of under 1,500 pounds, or any vehicles manufactured and first registered prior to January 1, 1971, having an unladen weight of under 1,500 pounds.
(Amended by Stats. 1970, Ch. 215.)
Yes. I received one in my '96. Got it down in the Ocean Beach area. But my truck was flareless, on 37's, and lifted 5.5".I live in CA. Has anyone on Mud ever really reported getting a citation for no mud flaps?
And why is the OP's truck so prrrtty???
I will admit the trail rash on my truck makes me sad, occasionally. The paint was near flawless when I bought it, now it's pretty scratched up on both sides.