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30 THE SHOP NOVEMBER 2019 are T6-hardened and offer an easy bolt-on installation. The inner fender liners are one piece and guarantee a uniform fit. ARIES fender flares come in a textured black powder-coat, as well as a raw-alu- minum finish. The inner fender liners are available in a black carbide finish. The outside factor currently having the biggest effect on the fender flare market is … … the suspension and wheel/tire catego- ries have had a major impact, since most aftermarket suspension and tires require greater clearance. Here's a tip shops can use to increase their sales of fender flares … … always consider upsell opportunities. Most shops that are doing lifts and tires/ wheels can easily upsell flares and liners by mentioning the clearance benefits. Even more effective is having a show vehicle with product on it to reference, or utilizing a great display piece. AIRDESIGN USA Oceanside, California Billy Longfellow VP of Designs & Engineering Our hottest fender flare product for 2019 is … … while AirDesign USA continues to grow its Toyota program in North America and invest in global models like the Hilux and NP300, the Big Three are a driving force for the company. Automotive aftermarket shops and consumers gravitate toward the signature off-road series fender flare option—now available for the 2019 Ford Ranger, 2019 Ram 1500 and 2019 Chevrolet Silverado. Flat-profile fender flares and accom- panying one-piece inner fender liners for Jeep Wrangler JLs are designed to show off larger off-road tires and provide maximum clear- ance. (Photos courtesy ARIES) Increased popularity in truck and Jeep models means there has been an influx of aftermar- ket companies getting involved in fender flare production. (Photo courtesy AirDesign USA) It's important for shop owners and consumers to be educated about what they're buying, because not all products are created equally. (Photo courtesy AirDesign USA) ADDED COVERAGE

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