Rock chips Rubicon two-door. Need front mud flaps to fit Rubicon or other idea.

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I was having this problem too. I took off my rock rails and installed the mopar side steps. No more issues, as these help protect the entire side, and wife can get in and out much easier. You might not like them over the rock rails, but they are much better than letting this problem continue.
This is the profile of my splash guards and side-step from the back. Clearly the splash guards cover the width of the tire but I’m thinking the RokBlokz may extend further down. Also I believe the LOD destroyers extend out much further than my Raptor Side-steps.
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Don't like mud flaps but I live 1 mile down a dirt/gravel road in VT. 250 inches of snow/year here so the roads often have snow/slush/sand on them. New Jeep is getting sand blasted and always looks like a cow sneezed on it. Just gave up and put the Weathertechs on the front. After two weeks I hardly notice them unless I am looking for it, in which case it still bothers me a little. If I lived in TX or FL I wouldn't have gotten them but up here I need them. My biggest concern is ripping them off wheeling or rather the fenders with them. Haven't yet but only been out once once the install. They are pretty close to the tires so maybe they are relatively protected when coming off a rock or log. We shall see.
Also looking at the 3M Pro protective film for the doors to cut down on pin striping and just in front of the rear fenders. Not too expensive for just those pieces.
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2020 Rubicon 2 door. Rocks are getting kicked up by the front tires hitting the rear fender and deflecting into the paint causing Rock chips. To a lesser concern it is also causing dents in the plastic rear fender.

Some short mud flaps to extend below the front fenders would be perfect but I cannot find any with a special cut for the Rubicon. Not crazy about Big Truck mud flaps on a Jeep so would like something modest.

Or any other ideas you may have to stop Rock chips from happening in this manner.

I drive gravel roads a lot. Also a lot of muddy roads in the winter.

Thank you for your help!

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THIS! Is why my next JL or maybe first JT will have painted fenders... touch up paint and or clear film would be much easier to make look right again. Sidebar, my n-fab steps seem to help with the rocks. My JL is my first experience with KO2s and they are some small rock throwing bastards! They do well on all the things i need them to do, but compared to Nittos and a few other brands I have used, ffs... they throw rocks like i did when i was a kid... They are good all arounders and look good, but i have had them throw rocks all over the side of my Wrangler even after the snow plows drop sand lol!
 

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I’m srsly considering the LOD Destroyer’s. They look like they extend enough out so that if you pair with good front splash guards it would prevent most rocks from hitting the side.
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Another RokBlokz fan here, I live on a half mile stone road, and these are well worth the investment.

These are the standard size on a stock Rubi with 33" tires

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I'm hoping that my Go Rhino D1 steps keep the rock chips to a minimum, but my offset may have other ideas. If your tires are flush, this should definitely help.
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I would get a good side step, and depending on your offroading skip the mudflaps. I had both installed. Weathertech front mudflaps and Dominator D6 sidesteps. Looked great, and totally cut off the rocks and debris problem. That being said, in order to correctly attach the mudflaps, they need to attach to the same brace member in the fender as well as a body bolt. I caught a larg branch that would have normally just unpopped the retention clips on the fender, but instead it torques and broke the brace. Damage is not noticable from outside, but had to JB weld the brace all back together, and I ended up removing the mudflaps. I find the sidestep works just as well alone. Sidestep and damage from mudflap catching stick attached.

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Installed aftermarket rock sliders, they seem to protect the paint well.

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I'm hoping that my Go Rhino D1 steps keep the rock chips to a minimum, but my offset may have other ideas. If your tires are flush, this should definitely help.
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I see what your saying. If you look at the LOD pic above there is very little gap between the sidestep and fender. A splash guard added to this hound do the trick. That’s said your steps come out quite a bit so it should help a LOT
 

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I see what your saying. If you look at the LOD pic above there is very little gap between the sidestep and fender. A splash guard added to this hound do the trick. That’s said your steps come out quite a bit so it should help a LOT
The LOD's were the other option we considered and I think they would do a great job, especially with a splash guard.
 

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RokBlokz fan here also. I only have the fronts on my 2020 JLUR. These are the XL with 315/70/17 Ridge Grapplers and ACE Rock Sliders. Plus they’re easily removable when hitting the trail (although I changed the hardware a bit to make them not so floppy).

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RokBlokz fan here also. I only have the fronts on my 2020 JLUR. These are the XL with 315/70/17 Ridge Grapplers and ACE Rock Sliders. Plus they’re easily removable when hitting the trail (although I changed the hardware a bit to make them not so floppy).

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I was going to get these but the rear profile of my Rubi has Weathertec guards and it looks like they have roughly the same coverage as yours although yours hang down a bit more. Even with these, my rear plastic flares are dinged up with only 5,000 miles on my ride. Nature of the beast I guess!

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