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Old 03-26-2018, 07:35 PM
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Rear splash guards aren't required. The sides of the rear quarters and rear fascia won't be damaged by debris from the wheels as it is thrown behind the car not up into the body. I have side skirts with the ACS guards in the front and Expel covering the lower door, rear quarter and the brake duct inlets. I have all sorts of damage in the Excel at the bottom of the door in the rear, around the ducts and on the front of the rear quarter. Absolutely none in the expel on the rear of the rear quarter and none in the paint on the rear fascia.

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I added both front and rear when I got my Z06 in 2016 and have never regretted it. Personally I like the look too.
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I will want to get when I get my car this summer. Any pictures of them installed
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Originally Posted by Bill Dearborn View Post
Rear splash guards aren't required. The sides of the rear quarters and rear fascia won't be damaged by debris from the wheels as it is thrown behind the car not up into the body. I have side skirts with the ACS guards in the front and Expel covering the lower door, rear quarter and the brake duct inlets. I have all sorts of damage in the Excel at the bottom of the door in the rear, around the ducts and on the front of the rear quarter. Absolutely none in the expel on the rear of the rear quarter and none in the paint on the rear fascia.

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I bought the front guards from ACS and was planning on PPF from the bottom portion of the door to the aperture panel, and the rear quarter. I was guessing that would provide protection from chips. I was/am guessing the rear guard is not necessary to prevent chips to the car.

I appreciate everyone's input and am figuring out what I need to do to ensure my provide a decent level of protection to my daily driver.
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Anyone mind posting a picture with them installed? Thanks in advance.
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Old 03-27-2018, 05:48 AM
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I just bought the GM oem one. They were $75 for front and $75 for rears. I decided to go with GM vs. ACS is bc I have clear bra behind each wheel. This was just an added protection. ACS sticks out too much in my opinion. If I didn't have clear bra, I probably would. But still they stick out a bit more to a point they may draw your eyes. I dunno about them. Also install instructions are slightly different for ACS vs GM one (IIRC). I will just stick with OEM
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Originally Posted by Taevon lee View Post
im thinking of a set for my 2018 stingray, dealer wants $150.00 for the set, says Iím looking at $300.00 installed. Sounds steep to me, is this the average? Do the wheels have to be removed. Would appreaciet any suggestions.
Dealer $150 price is normal. You maybe able to save $20 but just buy from dealer. As for install, literally you take 1 screw off I think. 3 min job. Do not pay $150 for install. Youtube is your friend.
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I need to look at Oriellys 1st.
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Just ordered front and rear for my 2019 GS from dealer today
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Old 03-27-2018, 04:54 PM
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so Iíve ordered them for the front of my 2018 stingray, I understand there is no wheel removel, how do they attach if thereís no drilling? Sorry if this has been asked before I missed it Iím new here. I really like this forum, very friendly and knowledgeable.
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Originally Posted by Taevon lee View Post
so Iíve ordered them for the front of my 2018 stingray, I understand there is no wheel removel, how do they attach if thereís no drilling? Sorry if this has been asked before I missed it Iím new here. I really like this forum, very friendly and knowledgeable.
As noted earlier, one screw at bottom and clips thst snap in. Remove screw, carefully pull off the car, and then put the new ones on. Simple. Takes just minutes.
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Originally Posted by Taevon lee View Post
so Iíve ordered them for the front of my 2018 stingray, I understand there is no wheel removel, how do they attach if thereís no drilling? Sorry if this has been asked before I missed it Iím new here. I really like this forum, very friendly and knowledgeable.
I'm sure you'd figure this but turning the wheels one way then other makes access simpler.
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Originally Posted by Bob-G View Post
Anyone mind posting a picture with them installed? Thanks in advance.
Here's a pic of the OEM fronts installed on our GS. The rears are very similar. I will admit that I'm not crazy about how the spats meet up with the part - but I don't really like the way the spats radius out above the skirts regardless of whether the splash guards are on or not.
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I would sure buy some of these brake scoop protective covers. My son has them on his Z06 and touches them up every once in a while.
https://acscomposite.com/products/z0...eid=a596e550ad
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ACS splash guards in front, standard GM splash guards.... that covers you 100%


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