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Nutro 06-04-2013 08:49 PM

Any of you guys seen these rock guards?
 
I bought a pair from the dude on Ebay and just got them in. I have to admit, they are friggin' sweet and install was seriously a breeze.

You can 3M tape the tops or use the supplied clips to hold the tops in place. I opted for the clips and they hold well.

Anyway. They are working well and will hopefully keep debris of the quarters!

Here is the page where I bought them!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2010-2013-CA...dc1f84&vxp=mtr

Midnight Rat 06-04-2013 10:51 PM

I have seen these for sale on here by a forum member.

djnice 06-04-2013 11:01 PM

There is another thread on these. Seems everyone likes them. Oneslow is on the site.

Oneslowz28 06-07-2013 07:11 AM

The only complaint I have heard so far is the inside edge that no one sees is not 100% laser cut straight. I guess that's what you get making every one by hand. Other than that everyone loves them.

toyosuprablue 06-07-2013 12:06 PM

I made similar ones myself but cant figure out how to stop getting rocks caught between the rock guard and fender. Anyone else having this problem?

Chief Bob 06-07-2013 12:17 PM

I have them installed and they are great!

Oneslowz28 06-07-2013 07:48 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by toyosuprablue (Post 6641479)
I made similar ones myself but cant figure out how to stop getting rocks caught between the rock guard and fender. Anyone else having this problem?

Use 3M double sided tape to seal it against the body. I used both on my car and it took care of the debris getting stuck.

Quote:

Originally Posted by Chief Bob (Post 6641515)
I have them installed and they are great!


Glad you like them Bob Thanks again!!!

Oneslowz28 06-10-2013 07:15 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by toyosuprablue (Post 6641479)
I made similar ones myself but cant figure out how to stop getting rocks caught between the rock guard and fender. Anyone else having this problem?


Did you try the 3M tape yet?

spen5151 06-10-2013 10:16 AM

Got mine last Friday. Have not installed yet as I am filling any small rock chips in the paint for the mounting area. I rough fitted one of them to see how they would look and I like them. I am going to work on filling more of the small chips tonight and let that dry and then install the guards tomorrow night hopefully. I am excited to get them on to protect the paint. Will add more thoughts once installed.

Glen e 06-10-2013 10:30 AM

any pics?

these look a lot nicer than the GM big clunky splashgards...correct?

spen5151 06-10-2013 10:48 AM

I have no pics. Oneslow can send you some im sure. These look much better than the huge GM ones. For the ZL1 they look more like a stock rock guard that is on the front of the front tire wheel wells. That was an important factor when I thought about my purchase, I did not want ones that stick far out or looked non stock. These were the closest I could find for a good price.

Here are some pictures in the ebay posting that you can check out:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2010-2013-CA...dc1f84&vxp=mtr

Hercules 06-10-2013 11:27 AM

Mine took about 2 minutes to clean the inside edges. To save the money from the price of the other ones out there. I would easily spend that amount of time every day. Great bang for the buck. Mine have at least 400 miles and are holding up great with the 3m tape, which I was able to find at Wal-Mart. Never needed to use the clips. :thumb:

Chief Bob 06-10-2013 11:55 AM

3M tape works great

djnice 06-10-2013 12:52 PM

Seems the tape doesn't stick well to the plastic. How do you guys get it to stick? Probably warm temp helps a lot?

ZED SLED 06-10-2013 01:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by djnice (Post 6652780)
Seems the tape doesn't stick well to the plastic. How do you guys get it to stick? Probably warm temp helps a lot?

I cleaned the surfaces (car and guards) with isopropyl alcohol then sprayed Duplicolor Adhesion Promoter on the surfaces before applying the tape. Didn't use the provided clips. They haven't came loose and looks like they never will.

tmandoug1 06-10-2013 02:11 PM

Put mine on Saturday look great, waiting to see how they hold up with the tape.

Oneslowz28 06-12-2013 07:22 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mclark10 (Post 6652900)
I cleaned the surfaces (car and guards) with isopropyl alcohol then sprayed 3M Adhesion Promoter on the surfaces before applying the tape. Didn't use the provided clips. They haven't came loose and looks like they never will.


This is the exact procedure to do. I put alcohol on both side before putting it on. Adhered it 1st to the body, left the backing on the tape till I got the angle I wanted then pulled it out. Im using clips and tape on mine.



Glad to hear yours are working out great Tmandoug1

BlackinBlack 06-12-2013 10:28 AM

Mine have been on for a few weeks. They work good and the price is right. Thanks Oneslow for making these. :thumbup:

Oneslowz28 06-13-2013 10:34 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BlackinBlack (Post 6660837)
Mine have been on for a few weeks. They work good and the price is right. Thanks Oneslow for making these. :thumbup:

Not a problem Im glad you like them!!

Skylane765 06-14-2013 03:33 PM

I have them on my car and used the 3m tape.

spen5151 06-16-2013 10:23 AM

Installed mine the other day and they look great! I used 3M tape rather than the clips. I also used adhesion promoter on the plastic to ensure the tape had a strong seal. They look great and do not look like they will come loose at all. Thank you for making these oneslow!

Catfish 06-16-2013 08:35 PM

I made my own from flat truck/van rock guards I got at Advance Auto for $7.00. Trimmed them out similar to the ones in front of the front wheel and used existing screws. Added one near the top to hold it in place.

2013zl1guy 06-17-2013 06:09 AM

I purchased some of the guards from ********** also. I think they are a perfect compromise between protection and how far they stick out (I'm not going for the rally car look). Instructions were included but it's a pretty straight forward mod. I also used the 3M molding tape, cleaned surfaces with rubbing alcohol and everything sticks great. I ended up using the retainer clips anyways as insurance, but when I had just the 3M tape it held very firm. I feel much better now knowing that I am NOT sandblasting the sides of my car anymore.

This is definitely the way to go if you don't want to spend over $100 for a $7 part that has been cut up, but you also may be lazy (like me) and don't want to spend the time measuring, shaping, cutting, and drilling. I chose to go the ~$50 route, which is my limit between buying a finished product and doing it myself. I honestly do not know why anyone would spend over $100 with this option available to them.

I bought the 3M tape from Walmart in the automotive section. I checked with the local Target and Home Depot first, but they did not have it.

Oneslowz28 06-18-2013 08:52 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by spen5151 (Post 6676375)
Installed mine the other day and they look great! I used 3M tape rather than the clips. I also used adhesion promoter on the plastic to ensure the tape had a strong seal. They look great and do not look like they will come loose at all. Thank you for making these oneslow!

Quote:

Originally Posted by 2013zl1guy (Post 6679081)
I purchased some of the guards from ********** also. I think they are a perfect compromise between protection and how far they stick out (I'm not going for the rally car look). Instructions were included but it's a pretty straight forward mod. I also used the 3M molding tape, cleaned surfaces with rubbing alcohol and everything sticks great. I ended up using the retainer clips anyways as insurance, but when I had just the 3M tape it held very firm. I feel much better now knowing that I am NOT sandblasting the sides of my car anymore.

This is definitely the way to go if you don't want to spend over $100 for a $7 part that has been cut up, but you also may be lazy (like me) and don't want to spend the time measuring, shaping, cutting, and drilling. I chose to go the ~$50 route, which is my limit between buying a finished product and doing it myself. I honestly do not know why anyone would spend over $100 with this option available to them.

I bought the 3M tape from Walmart in the automotive section. I checked with the local Target and Home Depot first, but they did not have it.



Thanks for your purchases. Please post up some pics of them installed for us to see.

RexZL1 06-18-2013 09:14 PM

Very nice, simple mod
 
I put these on the other day, they are a good addition. They're kinda pricey for what they are-small pieces of shaped plastic. But, I like supportin a person who is puttin energy toward makin my car look better


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