2016-2017 mud flaps?

Discussion in 'Gen 4 Prius Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by Fester, Oct 26, 2017.

  1. Fester

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    They don't seem readily available yet, but does anyone know if there's something that might work until somebody comes out with a specific made to fit? I know from experience that while the rear wheels don't kick up much, the front tires do!
     
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    Daytona Beach Toyota (888) 512-4787 has them and also Juiced Hybrid sells them...
     
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    Thanks, I'll check em' out. Don't know how much winter we'll get but want to get something before the front tires start slinging salt and sand onto the paintwork....
     
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    I had them fitted as part of the protection pack and they do a good job.

    They have been available from launch as far as I know, well in the U.K. at least.
     
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    Not available here in the US from Toyota or elsewhere. Put a bug in WeatherTech's ear about producing a nice set since no-one is apparently filling that niche here.
     
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    I just got a set of four from Daytona Beach Toyota. I think they are the European option...
     
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    You might not be able to get what you want. I asked for Gen 4 side window deflectors for front and rear windows, since I'd had them on my Camry and my Gen 2 Prius. No luck, front windows only.

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    Multiple 4 window deflectors available. I think WellVisors are best.
     
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    I have them too, as part of the UK protection pack. They work well, protect the car effectively and look fine too.

    Odd that Toyota accessories seem to vary in different parts of the world. We can't get the colour keyed side mouldings that you have in the U.S. Just grey ones in the U.k. They can be painted but it's problematic apparently.

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    Just ordered a set from Daytona Beach Toyota, any problems with installation or tips? In my experience with my 08' I was able to get the bottom screws in with an offset Phillips screwdriver to avoid removing the tires.
     
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    No issues - I did not have to remove tires to install the flaps.
     
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    You guys are going to do what you're going to do, but:

    With 35 years of Hondas, they always came with front mud flaps, and I always ensured they had rears too. With our 2010, it came stock with no mud flaps, and I thought I'd give it a try.

    Don't miss them, at all. Especially the yearly chore of taking them off and cleaning out all the mud and detritus that's built up in behind...
     
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    In California there is no cleanout chore involved. Spray them with the hose when washing the car and it is clean as a whistle.
     
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    Same here, just made sure to hose them throughly and flush out any debris that might accumulate around the bottoms of the wheel liners.
     
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    I an not sure that you can make a valid general inference based on a different car body shape with presumably a different mud flap design.

    I am very glad I have them and I have no doubt that they keep the car cleaner than without them, and probably also protect the sides of the car from damage by stones thrown up by the wheels.

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    Does anyone that bought these have install instructions that they can upload or link here? The link from the dealer won't work for me and I want to be sure I'm using the correct screws. Thanks in advance!
     
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    Got mine in from Daytona Toyota yesterday and although they have a "click here" for the install instructions in the shipping email, the link doesn't work for me either.
     
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    Call Dayton Toyota and tell them that the link dosen't work. I had the same thing happen when I purchased my side splitters and they emailed me a copy.
     
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