ETS Drift Ute – New Guards

In beginning I held off exposing the whole tyre on the front of the Hilux, I guess I got so addicted to that tuck that I didn’t think a guard like this would suit it.

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The Hilux has such a different style of front guard than most passenger cars do, its designed to be about 200mm away from the tyre so when I took about 300mm out of the normal Hilux ride height I had to radius the stock style guards.

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These are the OG 2wd guards from the shell I bought 3 years ago. They will be the base for a new mould to produce these guards, this style of flare gives really good clearance on lock.

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The way the guard flows with the tyre also eliminates the catching that the tyre did on the other guards.

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Now I need to get some small rod, run it round the perimeter of the guard edge, smooth it all out with filler and start building the mould. I have 20 days till NZ, I hope I can get it done in time. If not I still have a new set of painted old style wide guards ready to go on.