Added Bronco Sport splash guards… finally snow in central iowa

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My wife gifted me some Ford Bronco Sport Splash Guards (black molded, front and back) for Christmas. I was a little nervous that it would diminish the “off-road” appearance of my bronco sport but as someone that loves protecting and keeping their vehicle clean, I think the pros outweigh the cons.

The installation was easy (and this is from someone that generally doesn’t do any body modifications or add-one to previous vehicles)… although I felt a little nervous drilling into the trim, you’ll have to do this for the front flaps.

On cue we got our first snow after Christmas and have another storm on the way this weekend… so I’m glad I took advantage of the warmer temps on Christmas Day to install these before Baymax (my BS BB) could get all dirty and cold. They work great; really reduce the amount of snow, slush, and mixture of salt, sand and dirt splashing up on the sides and back.

Once again, realize they aren’t for everyone (and if you’re out west where it only rains once a month or something, I’d definitely skip them), but I’m happy with the results.

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Looks great. I ordered mine with them was not sure I would like how far down the rear ones stick down. But not as noticeable in person as in pictures. Helps keep rocks from kicking up on underside and side of vehicle too.

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One other note, with rear mud flaps watch out backing up to curbs. If mud flap gets caught between curb and tire and tire rotates it can pull mud flap off. Had it happen on a car before. But on my sport the bottom of the flap sits high enough it was above the curbs I have backed up to.
 

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Thanks for the pics & review! I definitely plan to add these. For snow & slush here, definitely needed.
 
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Thanks for the pics & review! I definitely plan to add these. For snow & slush here, definitely needed.
There are definitely more expensive and more elaborate options out there on the ford accessories site… something to consider before you order.
 
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One other note, with rear mud flaps watch out backing up to curbs. If mud flap gets caught between curb and tire and tire rotates it can pull mud flap off. Had it happen on a car before. But on my sport the bottom of the flap sits high enough it was above the curbs I have backed up to.
Good tip, that’s something I’ve definitely thought about.
 

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Like these, $250 for front and another $250 for rear:

https://accessories.ford.com/products/bronco-sport-2021-gatorback-heavy-duty-front-splash-guard-pair-1

I remember seeing those when I ordered mine and thought I think the cheaper ones will be fine...
I’ve been toying with the idea of the black fender flares with these but apparently they are not “compatible” with the fender flares. I feel like the combination would look great. Wonder how hard and what would be required to modify to make it work.
 

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Mud flaps were the first add-on to my Big Bend, not a fan of debris hitting it.
 

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I’ve been toying with the idea of the black fender flares with these but apparently they are not “compatible” with the fender flares. I feel like the combination would look great. Wonder how hard and what would be required to modify to make it work.
Ppl have trimmed the mud flaps to get them to work with the flares. I don't have link but ppl have posted up trimming of front mud flaps and they will fit.
 

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My wife gifted me some Ford Bronco Sport Splash Guards (black molded, front and back) for Christmas. I was a little nervous that it would diminish the “off-road” appearance of my bronco sport but as someone that loves protecting and keeping their vehicle clean, I think the pros outweigh the cons.

The installation was easy (and this is from someone that generally doesn’t do any body modifications or add-one to previous vehicles)… although I felt a little nervous drilling into the trim, you’ll have to do this for the front flaps.

On cue we got our first snow after Christmas and have another storm on the way this weekend… so I’m glad I took advantage of the warmer temps on Christmas Day to install these before Baymax (my BS BB) could get all dirty and cold. They work great; really reduce the amount of snow, slush, and mixture of salt, sand and dirt splashing up on the sides and back.

Once again, realize they aren’t for everyone (and if you’re out west where it only rains once a month or something, I’d definitely skip them), but I’m happy with the results.

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love the Baymax sticker lol
 

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I’ve been toying with the idea of the black fender flares with these but apparently they are not “compatible” with the fender flares. I feel like the combination would look great. Wonder how hard and what would be required to modify to make it work.
I have the OEM mud flaps and later on decided to add the bushwacker fender flares, The front flaps had to be removed and then trimmed to fit,
 
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