Ford F-450 Super Duty Splash Guards and Mud Flaps
Roads, particularly in bad weather or less traveled areas, can be home to all kinds of debris. Splash guards, also known as mud flaps, are useful in protecting your Ford F-450 Super Duty truck. They come in a variety of styles and designs so they can also reflect your personal style.What are F-450 splash guards for?
A fast-moving tire can catch all sorts of debris while you are driving Super Duty. In a super-sized truck like the Ford F-450 Super Duty, you can make a super-sized mess. A splash guard helps protect your Ford F-450 and its paint job. It can keep water, snow, mud, loose gravel, small rocks, and other debris on the road from splashing up onto your truck while you are driving.What kind of F-450 mud flaps are there?
Mud flaps are available in a wide variety of styles and designs. There are Ford brand flaps available for your Ford F-450, as well as some from other brands. Some have a universal fit that works on virtually any vehicle. There are also custom models available that are designed specifically for your truck.How do you attach splash guards to your Ford F-450?
Some guards require traditional installation, but there are also no-drill versions available. Most Super Duty guards have spots pre-marked so you know where it should be screwed on. You may want to drill additional holes yourself for added security. The guards should attach to the mounting holes already found in your Ford F-450 Super Dutys wheel well. Make sure you are attaching the guard to the corresponding wheel and that you are attaching them to a clean surface.What are mud flaps made of?
These flaps are usually made out a flexible material, typically rubber, allowing them to move freely with your vehicle. There are also plastic flaps that can be equally durable. Brands, emblems, and designs can be attached to or painted on the guards, depending upon the style you select. Some options include:
- Flaps with the Ford logo
- Diamond plate metal
- Diamond plate rubber
- Flaps emblazoned with "Built Ford Tough"
These protective Super Duty flaps are available in a variety of sizes. The size you need depends on the size of truck you drive. A King Ranch, for example, requires a different size than a Ford F-450 Super Duty or F-450 crew cab. You may want a super-sized platinum pair for your Ford F-450 Super Duty or a custom design for your F-350 crew cab.