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Old 04-08-2010, 02:43 PM
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Default Just got rid of the rock guard strips, they were nasty.

At first you could REALLY tell how the white paint had changed over time, but after rubbing the area with paint thinner for a while it all blended well.

As you can see though, they were nasty and old.









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Old 04-08-2010, 02:44 PM
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Default Re: Just got rid of the rock guard strips, they were nasty.

mine are starting to get nasty aswell, how long did it take you to remove them?
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Old 04-08-2010, 02:46 PM
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Default Re: Just got rid of the rock guard strips, they were nasty.

With the heat gun, 'bout ten minutes per side.

More obvious in person, but......

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Old 04-08-2010, 03:27 PM
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Default Re: Just got rid of the rock guard strips, they were nasty.

its extremely obvious to me, i look at mine all the time in disgust lol
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Old 04-08-2010, 05:47 PM
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Default Re: Just got rid of the rock guard strips, they were nasty.

What are rock guard strips and what do they do?
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Old 04-09-2010, 12:06 AM
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Default Re: Just got rid of the rock guard strips, they were nasty.

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What are rock guard strips and what do they do?
Oh
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Rock guard strips are strips that guard your paint from rocks.
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Old 04-09-2010, 12:13 AM
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Default Re: Just got rid of the rock guard strips, they were nasty.

bwad, FTW!! HAHAHAHA



Yeah....my truck don't have those.
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Old 04-09-2010, 03:19 AM
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Default Re: Just got rid of the rock guard strips, they were nasty.

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If you take them off, rangers go faster.
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Old 04-09-2010, 07:40 PM
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Default Re: Just got rid of the rock guard strips, they were nasty.

Lol, my bad guys, Im new to all this stuff. I was actually looking for a Honda Civic, but when I sat in one I felt so smooshed. So, I found a cheap Ranger and snagged it.
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Old 04-27-2010, 01:41 PM
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Default Re: Just got rid of the rock guard strips, they were nasty.

are these 'rock guard strips' the same things as 'mudflaps' ?
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Old 07-09-2010, 07:49 PM
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Default Re: Just got rid of the rock guard strips, they were nasty.



are these the rock guards? the other guys pics got deleted^ and i was gonna ask how ya'll are taking these off, as you can see, mine are nasty and really starting to get annoying. im gonna try the heat gun and PLASTIC scraper cause my nails cant take that crap.
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Old 07-09-2010, 07:51 PM
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Default Re: Just got rid of the rock guard strips, they were nasty.

Yep. That'll work, but keep something like paint thinner or Goo Gone around to help finish the deal.
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Old 07-09-2010, 07:53 PM
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Default Re: Just got rid of the rock guard strips, they were nasty.

cool, i have both of those near by!!! i know the paint thinner is safe but i just cant bring myself to use it on my paint.....
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Old 07-09-2010, 09:53 PM
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Default Re: Just got rid of the rock guard strips, they were nasty.

Lookin good Will, I think that was my first mod when I got my truck.
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Old 07-09-2010, 10:28 PM
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Lookin good Will, I think that was my first mod when I got my truck.
ha, your first----im a little late i see..............
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