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post #9 of (permalink) Old 05-09-2011, 11:19 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by ZakSX View Post
Thanks for the photos, I am looking for the same boards (mainly for side paint chip protection) but I was wondering how it would look like. Nice, very nice!

Did you have to lift the car to install the boards ?

Also, I see that you don't have mud flaps in the front, is it because you had to remove them ?

Another concern I have is that the clearance to the ground is probably much reduced.

Thanks in advance!
I did not lift the car but it was a tight fit for me. It would be easier if the car was lifted though.

I never had mudflaps but Romik did say that you do not need to remove them. Mudflaps are my next purchase.

Ground clearance did drop about 3" but the running boards are still not any lower than the front and rear axles of the vehicle.
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