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Old 01-10-2012, 05:02 PM   #1
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Mud Flaps

Does anyone see any purpose for the front mud flaps on the Boxster? I had my car in last week for an oil change and 40,000 inspection. They told me I need new mud flaps, and although this is my second Boxster, I didn't know there was such a thing. When I looked at them, they are cracked at the bottom of the wheel well. It seems to me that instead of a $125 replacement, they could be sliced off at the body without any ill effects. Do you know of any reason they are needed? This car will never see the mud....

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Old 01-10-2012, 06:43 PM   #2
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So nails and such hopefully lay down, not stand up, then puncture the tires.
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Old 01-11-2012, 03:16 AM   #3
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You'd be styling around Aspen with these ........
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Old 01-11-2012, 05:12 AM   #4
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If you mean the small black canards in front of the wheels they are part of the aero package and should not be removed.

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AKL ... he means these parts .
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Wild guess - they probably redirect air to the brake ducts...
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Old 01-11-2012, 06:56 AM   #7
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Those are them. The dealership called them mudflaps. I guess I'll have them replaced.
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Old 01-11-2012, 07:20 AM   #8
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You'd be styling around Aspen with these ........
Thanks Johnny. I don't need those,,,,,,,, I have canards. But I need to have them replaced. I know what they are now, just not exactly what they do. Those Porsche engineers are something.
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Mudflaps....hu...bhaaaah....uh?

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