Dodge Ram Fender Flares
Dodge Ram Fender Flares have a long history behind them. They didn't start out as a simple add-on to your truck to help keep
road debris from destroying your paint job or just being a nice touch to the rugged look of your Ram 1500, 2500, or 3500. Before
you make a purchase of Dodge Ram Fender Flares read a little on the style, color, and material they were made from and what they
are made from now.
History of Dodge Ram Fender Flares Design
Before 1994 the only flare you would see on a fender of a Dodge Ram would have been the Dodge Dually and that was only on the
bed of the truck. You might have been able to count the exposed fender wells of the early models built before the 1940's as Dodge
Ram Fender Flares, but really they were just fenders, no flare.
In 1994 the Dodge Ram was completely redesigned from the boxy look of the 1980's to the massive front grille and oversized
Dodge Ram Fender Flare design so common today. The massive fender flare design was not new. It had been used on the Jeep Wrangler since its
birth, but it was new to the Dodge Ram. This new design was created to give it a more rugged off road look that
truck drivers were craving but the industry was falling short on. Once this design took over other truck manufacturers followed
suit by adding the larger flared fenders to their design with an over sized grille.
Not until 2005 did the designers of the Dodge Ram feel the need to release a special edition of this new design with and even
larger flare on their fenders. The Dodge Ram Power Wagon was released with the unique Dodge Ram Fender Flare look that is so
commonly coveted today.
The Dodge Ram Fender Flare on the Power Wagon was so wildly popular that the Dodge Ram accessory was created to keep up with the demand of drivers
wanting them on their Ram 1500, 2500, and 3500 to give the factory flare a larger, more rugged look.
Material of Dodge Ram Fender Flares
If you are a Ram 1500, 2500, or 3500 owner you know any truck accessory you add to your truck needs to be constructed of a durable, long
lasting material that doesn't fade in the sunlight and crack in the adverse temperatures. Most EGR Dodge Ram Fender Flares are made
of ABS plastic that is highly impact resistant and coated with a UV protection to help resist fading from the sun. The
Bushwacker Dodge Ram Fender Flares are made from Dura-Flex Thermoplastic material that also protects it from crack, breaking, and
Regardless of the vendor for Dodge Ram Fender Flares they are all made to last and built "Ram Tuff".
Dodge Ram Fender Flare Finishes
Most Dodge Ram owners want fender flares that standout and make a statement, but some just want the subtle look that subliminally
announces the rugged appeal. Most Dodge Ram Fender Flares are made to be unpackaged and installed as black matte or black shiny, but they
can be painted to match the color of your truck to keep up that subtle addition. No matter what finish you choose they will set
you apart from the norm.