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How to install the model x mud flaps?

Pony

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Feb 7, 2017
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I just purchased a set of mud flaps ans I'm just wondering if I need to drill the holes for installing the mud flaps?
The other holes on the splash guard do not have holes on the Tesla.
How should I do?
Do you have any tips for installing it ?
Thanks.
 

RoBoRaT

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I just purchased a set of mud flaps ans I'm just wondering if I need to drill the holes for installing the mud flaps?
The other holes on the splash guard do not have holes on the Tesla.
How should I do?
Do you have any tips for installing it ?
Thanks.

Which kind did you get, pls show.

If you have these, may have to drill a small pilot hole for the 2 screws - which I did to make it easier to install the screws.
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RoBoRaT

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This is the one I got, looks the same - but came with all the hardware.

I suggest install just the fronts for now - I have not installed the rear, not really needed in my opinion.

Install is straight forward.
Turn the wheel all the way to the right ( for right/passenger side flap). It makes it easier to use tools that way (more space to work with).

The plastic base for the push clips go over the mud guard - not under it.





Mixsuper Splash Guards ABS Mud Flaps for Tesla Model X Molded Custom Fit Front and Rear Fender Cover https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07Z3P24GJ/ref=cm_sw_r_em_apa_i_nXNiEbEXAD46R

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Pony

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Feb 7, 2017
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Hongkong
This is the one I got, looks the same - but came with all the hardware.

I suggest install just the fronts for now - I have not installed the rear, not really needed in my opinion.

Install is straight forward.
Turn the wheel all the way to the right ( for right/passenger side flap). It makes it easier to use tools that way (more space to work with).

The plastic base for the push clips go over the mud guard - not under it.





Mixsuper Splash Guards ABS Mud Flaps for Tesla Model X Molded Custom Fit Front and Rear Fender Cover https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07Z3P24GJ/ref=cm_sw_r_em_apa_i_nXNiEbEXAD46R

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If I install both front anf rear, how many holes need to be drilled?
 

RoBoRaT

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If I install both front anf rear, how many holes need to be drilled?

2 holes each side, for 2 screws on each flap.

The rest, you will be replacing the push-clips. No drilling new holes for those.

I did not use the metal clips - they are somewhat loose.20200117_200418.jpg
 

davezforce

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I Installed the same set, but did the fronts and rears. I opted to use the plastic push clips, but purchased some from Tesla (there a little smaller then the ones provided). so there was no metal to have rust. And then also if I wanted to remove, I could just install the push clips back into holes and make it look somewhat oem.
 

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RoBoRaT

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I Installed the same set, but did the fronts and rears. I opted to use the plastic push clips, but purchased some from Tesla (there a little smaller then the ones provided). so there was no metal to have rust. And then also if I wanted to remove, I could just install the push clips back into holes and make it look somewhat oem.


Great idea. I'll replace the metal screws with them push clips.
 

davezforce

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Jan 18, 2017
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Great idea. I'll replace the metal screws with them push clips.
Yea, I wasn’t sure if I’d want to keep them on for the summer and wanted a easy way to get them on/off and didn’t want to see empty holes in the plastic. Figured no one would really notice the two extra push clips there if I were to remove them. But I actually like the way they look so I think I’m gonna keep them on all year. Plus can’t hurt, it will protect the sides all year long.
 
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StanMI

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Great Idea !!!!

Do you have a link for the clips (If not do you know the size) ????

What size hole did you have to drill for them ??
 

davezforce

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Jan 18, 2017
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Great Idea !!!!

Do you have a link for the clips (If not do you know the size) ????

What size hole did you have to drill for them ??
I was at Tesla and they gave me a couple of these, but these are the ones., I sized the drill up but can remember the exact size.
 

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