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    Install OEM mud guards

    Has anyone installed OEM mud guards on their mirage? Ideally a 2017 but I'm assuming the installation is similar. I'm thinking about ordering a set but I don't want to drill any holes in my car to do it.



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    The 2015 requires not only drilling, but actually cutting off a portion of the black lower rocker trim. All of the drilling and trimming is done on plastic...no metal is disturbed.

    It's actually quite a process to put these on. Maybe they changed it for 2017?

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    Process is identical for the 17. Only cutting and drilling was to install the front mud guards though, and I didn't think it was very difficult really.

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    Quote Originally Posted by daleWV View Post
    Process is identical for the 17. Only cutting and drilling was to install the front mud guards though, and I didn't think it was very difficult really.
    Not difficult, just tedious.

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    Perfect info, thanks everyone. Thinking about these or the rally armor flaps. even though they're silly I can't get over having huge soft mud flaps on the mirage.

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    I installed this style on my car after finding some on another mirage in a junkyard. My car is a 2014. There was no cutting required. Drilled 1 hole in my rear bumper cover though.

    https://i.ebayimg.com/thumbs/images/...TQ-/s-l225.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by HydroJim View Post
    I installed this style on my car...
    There was no cutting required.
    Hmmm...those are the OEM guards...

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    ...and they do require cutting the black rocker trim (below) like Cobrajet said.
    So you didn't have to cut anything?

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    I have a set of OEM gaurds in the box...but just never put them on.


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