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My 2007 Solstice GTX has 105,000 miles, and I'll keep it forever, but thanks to my gravel road & my wide tires & wheels, its got road rash along the sides. It's now being completely refinished, & I am considering some sort of "mudflaps" behind the front wheels to deflect rocks. I tried having a clear film applied on the rocker panels, but eventually it came loose at the edges, & caused damage to the paint it was supposed to protect. Any suggestions?
 

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My 2007 Solstice GTX has 105,000 miles, and I'll keep it forever, but thanks to my gravel road & my wide tires & wheels, its got road rash along the sides. It's now being completely refinished, & I am considering some sort of "mudflaps" behind the front wheels to deflect rocks. I tried having a clear film applied on the rocker panels, but eventually it came loose at the edges, & caused damage to the paint it was supposed to protect. Any suggestions?
I have the GM ones front & back plus the GM rocker panel film. Purchased and installed through my dealership with no issues or chips.:thumbs: I think I posted some pics way back. Trying searching "splash guards".
 

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Get the GM units

http://www.solsticeforum.com/forum/f11/mud-flaps-splash-guards-39117/

17800974......Molded Splash Guards - Front with No Logo $60
17800975......Molded Splash Guards - Rear with No Logo $60

Also, consider putting the clear bra on the rocker and front of the rear quarter panel, but replace it annually or when it shows signs of failing. :grouphug:
 

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I have the GM ones front & back plus the GM rocker panel film. Purchased and installed through my dealership with no issues or chips.:thumbs: I think I posted some pics way back. Trying searching "splash guards".
LOL

You beat me to the same recommendation because I was looking up the part numbers!

:willy:
 

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Agree with Rob & Northern Sol go with the factory ones they look & fit great I have them on my car. Crate Engine Depot carries them for 42.50 a set and they are genuine GM parts.One thing that I did when I installed mine was putting some black door edge guard (the flexible stuff that comes in a roll)around the part of the flap that touches the body panels .The flaps themselves are pretty rigid and this prevents them from rubbing off or scratching your paint and you can't notice it. If you want to see what they look like on a car just click on my avatar and you can get an idea .
 

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Got the GM ones right after I got my car. Put them on myself and they have been working (and saving) ever since. Well worth the money (and time if you can do it yourself). If you can't do it yourself have the dealer put them on.
 

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Agree with Rob & Northern Sol go with the factory ones they look & fit great I have them on my car. Crate Engine Depot carries them for 42.50 a set and they are genuine GM parts.One thing that I did when I installed mine was putting some black door edge guard (the flexible stuff that comes in a roll)around the part of the flap that touches the body panels .The flaps themselves are pretty rigid and this prevents them from rubbing off or scratching your paint and you can't notice it. If you want to see what they look like on a car just click on my avatar and you can get an idea .
This is a good idea. I have the flaps and the bottom has pushed up going over speed bumps (they are rigid) rubbing against the body paint.
 

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Agree with Rob & Northern Sol go with the factory ones they look & fit great I have them on my car. Crate Engine Depot carries them for 42.50 a set and they are genuine GM parts.One thing that I did when I installed mine was putting some black door edge guard (the flexible stuff that comes in a roll)around the part of the flap that touches the body panels .The flaps themselves are pretty rigid and this prevents them from rubbing off or scratching your paint and you can't notice it. If you want to see what they look like on a car just click on my avatar and you can get an idea .
You might also want to try a thin foam stick on for the part of the flap that runs along the body. Over time you'll get road debris between the flap and body and it will scratch the paint without the foam. When we bought our car we had the flaps, and I removed them. I did some paint cleanup, but if you look carefully with the sun on it, you can see where the flaps caused a little scratching on the fronts. We just have the clear protective tape for the rockers now.
 
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