So happy I deflared

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by offroadvegan, Jul 12, 2018.

  1. offroadvegan

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    Just picked the rig up from the auto body shop. Welded all the holes and bedlined the flare locations.

    What do you all think?

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    Good wheel and paint color combo imo
     
  3. DirtaddictLC80

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    Very clean and looks good. Any reason not to bring the line-X up a bit higher for more protection?
     
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    0612_Edited.jpg I like the color combo too, granted I'm biased!
     
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    Sweet, that looks great. If and when I get my 80 back from my buddy I am planning the same thing. It's not a pretty as yours, it's white and riding on 35's but I've been kicking around the same idea and now I'm sold. Nice work. :clap:
     
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    I think why did I buy Michelins in 285's
     
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  7. White Stripe

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    I really like the look of flares personally. Glad u got the look u wanted though.
     
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    I kept the original flare lines in case I ever wanted to put some on again, I could just add them and not see bedliner.
     
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    I prefer the original flares and the lines, just makes the 80s more of a complete look. I understand the need to "deflare" and the clearances to run much larger tires tho...
     
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    I "deflared" last summer and filled the holes with JB Weld putty. Looks retarded, but whatever...
     
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    I think these 80s look great with and without flares. Kind of like girls. I think they look good in numerous different variations.
     
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    Awesome. I deflared last year and am really happy I did. It really is personal preference.

    Your 80 looks awesome.
     
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    Double post.
     
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    If that's the case, then I guess I like the deflared girls more. The ones WITH flares are a little wider.
     
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    I dunno....i general, i feel like people add flares to ones that don't come with flares, and deflare when they come with.....SMH.
     
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    So i deflared because i ripped a two flairs off and decided to deflair the whole truck. best decision i made for the 80. 4.88's was the best decision, 2nd was this lol.
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    I totally agree. Take 'em off or rip them off. That is, of course, if you leave the pavement :>)
     
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    It leaves the pavement:flipoff2:
     
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    Mine does too and will be leaving it a lot this weekend :)
     
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    What model wheels are those, I see the "Method" brand... looks good!
     
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