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Hi,

Just curious, has anyone installed the fender flares on their Ridgeline? If so, thoughts? I've gone back and forth on these...

In some pics it looks a bit more rugged, but in others it looks more toyish.

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There's a pic on here somewhere with them on.
I think all the sales pics show them from this angle because it doesn't accentuate the odd looking cut off line at the drivers door.
 

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There's a pic on here somewhere with them on.
I think all the sales pics show them from this angle because it doesn't accentuate the odd looking cut off line at the drivers door.
This is exactly my problem with them, how they handle the fender to the front door transition. That's all I see every time I look at it. It looks like someone made a giant mistake.
 

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This is exactly my problem with them, how they handle the fender to the front door transition. That's all I see every time I look at it. It looks like someone made a giant mistake.
The small triangular notch at the gas tank is what ruined them for me.
 

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It looks like an after thought for one, the way it overlaps the other pieces . It's tacky looking too. Its along the lines of the 3M stick on chrome vents or the 3M stick on hood scoops. Think long term too. It will need care to stay black. IMO the RL has too much plastic already.

As far as installation. You'll have to probably pop off the existing ones which will be a PITA cause they have a million small clips. I tried to pull a wheel well and was a huge PITA. One thing I have noticed is that the plastic is not very forgiving. Its like it changes shape after you pull it. So if you pull the current trim it will not sit flush in spots afterward.
 

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Lets face it, if they wanted this to do the job of making it look more trucky they should have come up with bolt ons! Now that would be cool. I settled for the splash guards. First accessory added yesterday when I got my truck home!
 

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Lets face it, if they wanted this to do the job of making it look more trucky they should have come up with bolt ons! Now that would be cool. I settled for the splash guards. First accessory added yesterday when I got my truck home!
What color splash guards did you get? Just kidding:grin:, I thought maybe you could get beige to match the interior.
 

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It's FUGLY as hell !! :| :| :surprise:

Ruins the look of the truck altogether... yet, some would spend the money to make things worse...it happens !

On darker colors, it look less hideous..but hideous nonetheless !

Thumbs down from me >:)
 

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As I stated in the body side molding section, I wish they were beefy'r. Maybe someone will come out with an aftermarket set


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I don't like them for many reasons, even more black plastic to take care of, the poor transition between the front fender and door make it look like one of those 'universal fit' accessories that you would get at pep boys.

They also accentuate my biggest styling complaint on the RL, which is that the wheels set way too far inside the wells.
 

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Small bubble of rust starting at rear drivers fender lip and flares would cover nicely. Keep staring @ Dodge and GM truck with Bushmaster style rivet pocket flares. Going to do a cardboard template of the RL fender openings and compare it to the next truck I see with them mounted.
 

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They *might* look ok with larger wheels/tires, but on a stock G2, they are laughable. Honda Accessory really blew this design badly.
 
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