For those who already have fender flares, you know why you have them, and the benefits they bring. For anyone who is new to the idea of kitting out their Chevy Silverado with fender flares, the basic purpose of them is to prevent your wheels throwing mud, rocks, sand, and liquids into the air and causing damage to your paintwork.
If you're not sure what fender flares are or why you might need them, check out our complete guide about pickup truck fender flares here. No need to rush over now - we'll mention it again at the end of the list!
This aside, the reason a lot of people buy them is purely aesthetic, and they are great for customizing the look of your vehicle.
12 of the Best Fender Flares for Your Chevy Silverado
1. Monkey Autosports Factory/OE Style Fender Flares for 2007-2013 Chevrolet Silverado
The first option for your Chevy Silverado that we are going to look at is a simple classic look from Monkey Autosports and is available for different bed lengths. It is going to fit models from 2007 to 2013.
This design is both lightweight and durable, and the impact-resistant plastic composite is also heat and cold resistant. Part of the heat resistance derives from the 100% UV protection that means your fender flares aren’t going to crack or get chalky.
It has a black light OE satin textured finish, but you can paint it without having to pre-sand or pre-treat it, to make it whatever color you would like.
It comes with an easy to use installation kit, and it should be pretty straightforward, unless you have other accessories such as mudflaps, body molding, or ground effects, etc.
2. Ledkingdomus Fender Flares Kit for 1999-2006 Chevy Silverado
They are going to work on your 1999-2006 Chevy Silverados, and they are fitted for each specific model.
Using premium ABS, these fender flares are going to keep your fenders well protected and looking really bright.
They are super easy to install and you are not going to have to drill at all. You get an installation manual and all the hardware you need for the installation in the kit.
3. Tyger Auto TG-FF6C4218 For 1999-2007 Chevy Silverado
They are made from impact-resistant polypropylene using Tyger’s own special injection molding technology. They are sleek and they are going to give your truck a very simple and clean look. They do what they are meant to do, which is keep the dirt and debris off your vehicle.
These fender flares come in a matte black finish but they are paintable if you want to have them match your paint job.
It fits your Chevy Silverado 1999-2007, but it is not compatible with mud flaps or aftermarket bumpers, and only fits models with a fleetside bed. They are easy to install, taking just over an hour, with no drilling required.
4. Ledkingdomus Fender Flares Kit for 2007-2013 Chevy Silverado 1500 (Only Fit 5.8 Feet Short Bed)
They are made of high-quality ABS Material rather than polypropylene, which makes them look brighter and be more durable. They also have UV protection so that brightness won't fade, and it also means it isn’t going to get powdery or cracked.
It comes in matte black, but you can paint it any color you desire.
You get all the mounting hardware you need, and the instructions to make this a really easy install.
5. Maxiii Fender Flares Textured Pocket Rivet Compatible for 07-13 Chevy Silverado 1500/2500HD/3500HD
They are crafted from high-impact thermoformed materials, which have a wonderful OEM finish that also gives you maximum protection against whatever weather conditions you face.
Like most other fender flares, you can install these without any drilling.
They are easy to clean and protect your wheel well from any mud or scratches, or any other potential damage, and they are also designed to prevent rust
They are durable, lightweight, and have a rubber edge trim to help prevent scratches between the fender flare and the vehicle.
These sports style fender flares from Lund are pretty slick looking. They blend well with the lines of your vehicle while doing their job of keeping road debris and harsh weather conditions from harming your truck.
The flares are made with Tri-Flex ABs thermoplastic which is dense and scratch-resistant while remaining flexible enough to bend and not shatter.
Lund SX106T Elite Series Black Sport Style Textured Finish 4-Piece Fender Flare Set for 2007-2013 Silverado 1500; 2007-2014 Silverado 2500 HD, 3500 HD (Excludes Dually)
The flares low profile complements the original design and contours of the wheel well while adding a distinctive style.
They are designed to work with the clips on your original flares and are a nice way to upgrade that look with keeping to the same spirit at the OEM flares.
7. RDJ Trucks PRO-Offroad Bolt-On Style Fender Flares
They are not going to chalk, and they are made of ABS plastic that is UV protected, so it won't fade either.
These flares are thick, unlike some fender flares that use thinner recycled material.
They do need to be bolted on, but all the hardware is provided, and it shouldn't be too complicated. RDJ are designing for Pro-Offroad, and they are giving you a great OE look here that is great for both those who love the RDJ aesthetic and the OE look.
8. GPlus Black For 07-13 Chevy Silverado 1500 2500HD / 3500HD Rivet Fender Flares Pocket Style
It will dress up your Silverado nicely. It does work with only the Bed Fleetside Models and doesn’t fit the dual model.
It is made of high-quality polypropylene that has been injection molded to give it a smooth and precise finish, so it will fit your truck snugly.
This is a very nice looking way to make sure that your wheel is protected from all that damage that the roads and various weather conditions kick up. Some drilling may be required.
9. MaxMate Premium Fender Flares for 2007-2014 Chevy Silverado (NOT for 68" Short Bed) | Excl. 2007 Classic Models
Rather than use ABS they are made with polypropylene which is not only impact-resistant, they are also designed to hug your vehicle.
They are UV protected to prevent powdering and cracking, and they are paintable so that you can have them match your vehicle’s specific color.
Made of impact-resistant polypropylene with well-developed injection molding technology, these flares will hug the curves your vehicle and eliminate the mess of using 3M tape. Flare Height: 6.75" in front and 7" in the rear. Tire Coverage: 2" in front and rear. It will take you about 2+ hours to install the flares, but there is no drilling involved.
10. EGR Rugged Fender Flares
EGR gives you a great alternative to the bolted look here, these flares also have coverage for larger tires.
They come in flat black and unique matte black, and you are going to want to choose the flat black if you are intending to paint it to match the color of your truck. As with most of these fender flares, this product is UV protected so it isn’t going to fade in the sun.
You are not going to have to get your drill for this, and there is no cutting either so you can get these on your truck and get out on the road easily.
11. Duratrek OEM Style Fender Flares (07-13 Silverado 1500)
Duratek has gone for something simple and classic with these OE style flares.
They are made from durable automotive-grade polypropylene and they come in a matte black finish so that you can install them as they are, or you can paint them as you would like. Polypropylene is fantastic for is strength and durability and is meant to withstand impacts.
You are going to have to do some minor drilling with these flares, but the installation isn’t something that is going to take you too long, and the results are worth it. These great looking flares are going to look very natural on your car and are going to match your trim.
12. Duratrek Pocket Style Fender Flares (07-13 Silverado 1500)
Last, but by no means least, we have another great set of fender flares from Duratek. Looking very stylish, these are a great example of the pocket style, which you are going to love on your truck.
These flares fit 2007-2013 Silverado 1500 models, but not the 2007 Classic. They are also made from automotive-grade polypropylene and come with a paintable matte black finish.
These fender flares do require some minor drilling, but thy look so great you aren’t going to care. They are UV treated to prevent cracking, powdering, and to keep their good looks for a long time.
There are some great fender flares for your Chevy Silverado that are going to make your vehicle look amazing. They are going to help keep it looking fantastic by keeping all of that road debris and dirt from spraying everywhere.
Whether you are looking for something more traditional looking, or something that gives your truck a nice rugged look, there are some good choices to be had. Hopefully, this has given you a better idea of what kind of fender flare you want.
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