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Old 10-11-2013, 12:34 AM   #15
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Old 10-11-2013, 12:54 AM   #16
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How effective are the mudflaps in keeping the back of the car clean during / after rainy days? Drives me nuts that my CW GTI gets IMPOSSIBLY dirty while the rest of the car still looks clean from a few feet away.
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Old 10-11-2013, 01:20 AM   #17
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How effective are the mudflaps in keeping the back of the car clean during / after rainy days? Drives me nuts that my CW GTI gets IMPOSSIBLY dirty while the rest of the car still looks clean from a few feet away.
They do nothing, just dragging the shit out of it on the road
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Old 10-11-2013, 08:30 AM   #18
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The aerodynamics of every hatchback causes a large low pressure area behind the car which is always going to pull in dust and dirt to the back of the car. The mud flaps just stop the car from spitting road debris and rocks (especially on some of the dirt and/or gravel roads to get to trails heads) down the side of the car and at the bikes on back.
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Old 10-11-2013, 08:33 AM   #19
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They do nothing, just dragging the shit out of it on the road
agree, my mudflaps didnt do much of anything to keep the car cleaner, ended up taking them off later. i bet they do keep a couple rocks from flying up though..
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Old 10-11-2013, 10:13 AM   #20
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agree, my mudflaps didnt do much of anything to keep the car cleaner, ended up taking them off later. i bet they do keep a couple rocks from flying up though..
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Old 10-11-2013, 10:48 AM   #21
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I'd slap on some Rally Armour flaps out in CO... seriously.
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Old 10-11-2013, 11:13 AM   #22
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Mudflaps don't prevent the dirt build up out back... just fyi. Good call on not selling the gti for an SUV, it really does have nearly the same space thanks to being a hatch.
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Old 10-11-2013, 08:04 PM   #23
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Right on cue... The first of the ski slopes open Sunday
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Old 10-11-2013, 08:44 PM   #24
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Too bad the roof is only rated at 165 lbs, hitch is awesome though. Let's see that stock suspension!
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Old 10-14-2013, 11:11 AM   #25
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that looks great man. I think you've helped me decide to get a hitch for mine
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how many horse powers does that over roof spoiler make?
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I finally gave in and but it back to stock ride height. I was plowing some snow in a ski resort parking lot today, 9" of fresh powder

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