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06.18.2012
Bushwacker Flat Style Fender Flares

One of the most noticable designs about the BRC-40 was that it featured flat fenders. One can speculate why the second edition used flat fenders instead of the original curved ones on the “Blitz Buggy“. Regardless, several things about are true about flat fenders; they provide exceptional coverage from kicked up debris, and they open up the wheel well for articulation.

That’s why we decided to go with our Flat Style Flares when building the BRC-12. Not only do they fit the original look of the BRC-40, but they’ll protect the body, and will give the Mickey Thompson MTZ‘s all the room they need. Plus, the additional 6″ of tire coverage will keep the BRC-12 street legal.

Installing Bushwacker Flat Style Flares is a easy with our in depth guide that breaks down the process step by step. The most technical aspect of the job is connecting the marker lights, but other than that anyone should be able to install our flat fenders in an hour to two. Fortunately, Bushwacker Flat Flares do not require drilling or cutting for fitment. This means you can find all the necessary tools in a basic toolkit. And although the install can be done by a single person a helping hand always expedites the process.

Based on Bushwacker’s award-winning Jeep JK Flat Style Flares, TJ Flat Style Flares offer the same innovative combination of aggressive, street-legal style with trail-worthy design that’s tough enough for even the most hardcore rockcrawler. On the street, the unique tube-style design delivers a modern-yet-rugged look, and its OEM matte black textured finish is 100% UV-Protected to prevent against fading.

Durable, and meant to last – our Flat Style Flares are secured to the Jeep using a body side molding, and an innovative mold/clip system that fastens each flare firmly to the vehicle. Plus, we include 3M™ high bond edge trim to seal the deal.

Bushwacker Flat Style Flares are made with exclusive Dura-Flex® TPO 2000, which is an incredibly durable material that can bend without breaking and retain its original shape to help prevent body damage. We’ve received numerous testimonials describing how a set of Flat Flares “popped” right back in to place after colliding with a tree. Granted, the marker light doesn’t always make it. This is why we use TPO for Flat Style Flares; they’ll absorb the impact so your Jeep doesn’t have too.

Bushwacker Flat Style Flares Installation:

Click here for detailed photos of a Jeep Wrangler JK Flat Style Flare Installation