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Was wondering if anyone has installed or had the dealer install the Mazda mud guards that are an exterior accessory. If so, do the screw attachment points use the existing screw points / punch-outs in the wheel wells? Any pictures of a Mazda2 with these on?

Frankly, I wish the US version of the Mazda2 had the side sill extensions on the higher trim model that the global 2/Demio has, they look great. Mud guards can't be installed with the side sills but I'd gladly give those up.
 

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There aren't really many people on here, so I'll chime in what little knowledge I have...

eBay shows a car dealer/eBay seller who claims they are simply screw on and no big deal to install. I haven't gotten to look yet, but we may end up getting these at some point. There almost isn't a rear bumper though, the car basically ends at the back of the rear wheel! :)
 

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Most if not all mud guards screw on, with all my past vehicles the mud guards were screw on. You should be able to use the default mounting holes, I have yet to come across a car where you need to drill holes.

Im sure someone will post some more info on mazda 2 mud guards.
 

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I plan on putting them on mine. Ill post a pic when I do. I didnt get them from the dealer. Accessories like that are always cheaper anywhere other then the dealer
 

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I plan on putting them on mine. Ill post a pic when I do. I didnt get them from the dealer. Accessories like that are always cheaper anywhere other then the dealer
Since you plan on modifying your Mazda 2...doing rims, suspension and all that good stuff.... i think your car will look cleaner without mud guards. If you planned on keeping it stock, then mud guards for sure.

I never liked mud guards on modded cars, except for the Subaru Impreza.

just my 0.02

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Rally Armor

Have sold quite a few in the last months at work..
They are screwed on..
Bought a set of their basic mud flaps $25 the set - they screw on using existing holes with suitable anchor/inserts - am really pleased and they cut down on all the road grime blasted aloing sills and up doors
 

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Bought a set of their basic mud flaps $25 the set - they screw on using existing holes with suitable anchor/inserts - am really pleased and they cut down on all the road grime blasted aloing sills and up doors

with any car getting mud flaps/ mud guards always help, unless you have a show car then it will kill the look!


mud flaps help soo much with keeping the car clean, i learned the hard way lol
 

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Mud guards make a huge difference. here are my rally ones I have fitted. sorry, its all ive done to my car so far, but Ive only had it one week. This is how clean it has kept my car after 2 days of driving through colorado snow and muck
 

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I forgot to thank all of you for replying to my original post. I've still yet to purchase the mud guards, but I've decided that if I do they will be the Mazda OEM ones.

Regarding the Mazda OEM guards for the 2, I'm basically just wondering if the front guards require drilling fresh holes into any metal. Plastic I'm totally fine with, I just don't want to create a future rust issue if I am going to be tapping into any metal. I know the back mounting area is all plastic, it's just the front guards, as there are metal body panels close by. Anyone actually install the Mazda ones and can comment? Thanks for your help.
 

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I forgot to thank all of you for replying to my original post. I've still yet to purchase the mud guards, but I've decided that if I do they will be the Mazda OEM ones.

Regarding the Mazda OEM guards for the 2, I'm basically just wondering if the front guards require drilling fresh holes into any metal. Plastic I'm totally fine with, I just don't want to create a future rust issue if I am going to be tapping into any metal. I know the back mounting area is all plastic, it's just the front guards, as there are metal body panels close by. Anyone actually install the Mazda ones and can comment? Thanks for your help.
No problem at all! Can't go wrong with OEM Mazda mud guards as they were designed to work and fit on our cars. Some aftermarket mud guards are universal and made to fit a number of different vehicles, and the quality isn't as good sometimes....hence the cheaper price.

I HIGHLY doubt you would have to drill any holes for mud guards. I have yet to come across a new vehicle where you have to do that.

I don't have a Mazda2 as yet but this is a topic I want to get to the bottom of as much as you do. I'll update this thread once I find out!
 

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I just got a set for the front and rear from Advance Auto. They had to order them, but only took two days. The guards are a universal type, but are soft and mold right in with the existing body lines. I was also able to use the factory mounting points on the front. On the back, I may have been able to as well, but just drilled into the black plastic inner fender well. They only cost $17.xx a pair. Not bad.
 

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I just got a set for the front and rear from Advance Auto. They had to order them, but only took two days. The guards are a universal type, but are soft and mold right in with the existing body lines. I was also able to use the factory mounting points on the front. On the back, I may have been able to as well, but just drilled into the black plastic inner fender well. They only cost $17.xx a pair. Not bad.
What brand and/or part number? Even cheap enough for me to give them a try!
 

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What brand and/or part number? Even cheap enough for me to give them a try!
For just under $20 as he said, thats dirt cheap for Mazda2 mud guards!
Universal mud guards aren't as easy to install properly but if your on a tight budget.


I wouldn't pay more than $40 for universal mud guards.
 

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Sorry for the late reply. Advance Auto. Road Sport Pro-Fit Splash Guards. Part numbers are 6401 for the front and 6402 for the rear. By the way, they fit real nice, and I got them on the car just befor the weather turned to salt and cinder season.
 

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Thanks! I found them on Amazon for $25.37 with free shipping. They're rated decent with the usual complaints for those who don't read the description: aren't custom for the buyer's vehicle, require drilling and whining about having to pull the rear tires.

I'm too cheap to spend $120+ for the factory ones since that's steep for a plastic part. But for the cheap b#st*rds who will pop $25 for a full set, sounds like a good alternative!

I'm in the southern US and they'll be good for keeping tar off the car since I noticed some last weekend when I washed mine. Tar really shows on the pearl white and considering I've got 14k miles and mine is just shy of 6 months old, worth the investement.
 

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I also have a 2011 Mazda2 and i have it with the side Sill and i can't find the front mud flaps doesn,t anybody now where to find them
 
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