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I installed Weathertech Mud Flaps on my 19 Premium over the weekend. I wanted something more substantial and didn't really like the Rally Armors had on my Outback. My Ascent came with OEM mud flaps which replace two of the front mouldings needed to install these. I had to order the following trim pieces in order to install them on my Ascent.

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91112XC03BLower Molding$8.611$8.61
91112XC02BLower Molding$8.611$8.61

Installation took less than 30 mins including the removal of the old ones. I thing they look much better.

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Nice job! They look like they will catch more of the road junk than the OEM ones. Does the mud flap's grey color match the original wheel moulding color? I wasn't sure if you had a dressing applied on your mouldings? So far I haven't experienced too much of a kickback from the road junk.
 

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Nice job! They look like they will catch more of the road junk than the OEM ones. Does the mud flap's grey color match the original wheel moulding color? I wasn't sure if you had a dressing applied on your mouldings? So far I haven't experienced too much of a kickback from the road junk.
Thanks, they are a textured black finish. No dressing applied.
 

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Those are really nice, I agree. I bought both front and back pairs. Back pair installed with no issues - just removed the original. However, front pair has an issue. Since I have original splash guards installed (this is an option I ordered with the vehicle), I can't install front directly on top of them. Ascent has 2 parts for splash guard area - one WITHOUT splash guard, one WITH splash guard. Vehicle on the picture had no splash guard option. That's why WeahterTech mud flap can be easily installed. In my case I'd need to replace original part WITH splash guard with the part WITHOUT splash guard in order to install WeatherTech mud flaps. Otherwise, if you just remove original part WITH splash guard there will be a gap between mud flab and the door. So far I wasn't able to find a part WITHOUT splash guard.

One more thing. When you install WeatherTech mud flap on the back, the clip they provide is too short (not the screws). I had to buy extra clips of the same diameter but bigger length to fix 3rd point of the flap.

UPDATE: I apologize, I think I just misread the original post. Those molding is what I was looking for! Thank you!
 

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Your kit should have come with 3 bags of clips. 2 bags contain the short clips one contains the long ones for the rear. I initially made the mistake and used one long one on the front and had to remove it and put it on the rear. The part numbers are on the bags and the instructions. I'll get them when I'm not at work.
 

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Btw, Off topic. Where did you purchase thos Black Rims? Are they 20inches? Cost ?

I installed Weathertech Mud Flaps on my 19 Premium over the weekend. I wanted something more substantial and didn't really like the Rally Armors had on my Outback. My Ascent came with OEM mud flaps which replace two of the front mouldings needed to install these. I had to order the following trim pieces in order to install them on my Ascent.

Part NumberPart NamePriceQuantityTotal
91112XC03BLower Molding$8.611$8.61
91112XC02BLower Molding$8.611$8.61

Installation took less than 30 mins including the removal of the old ones. I thing they look much better.

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Do you have link to purchase these? I am seeing https://www.weathertech.com/subaru/2019/ascent/mudflap-no-drill-digitalfit/ as 80$ total cost.
Thats the correct cost for the mud flaps although you can get them on ebay cheaper once you factor in the shipping costs. The $8.61 lower moldings were needed to install them on my premium that had factory mud flaps were from SubaruSource.com.

The wheels are 18" from Discount tire. They have 20s as well. They start at $155 each and have a 1800 lb load capacity. I wanted something different than the KMC Bullys that everyone has.
 

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Just installed these on my 22 and agree they are much bigger and better than the oem set. If you have the oem set you do need to replace the complete front mudflap part for these to fit. The part number is in the above thread. A simple and easy upgrade.

Weathertech front installed:
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Front oem:
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Front Weathertech:
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Rear Weathertech installed:
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Where did you purchase the lower moldings from? I found some on the web but they were more expensive. Prices ranged from ~$12 to $23 each.

Part NumberPart NamePriceQuantityTotal
91112XC03BLower Molding$8.611$8.61
91112XC02BLower Molding$8.611$8.61

Installation took less than 30 mins including the removal of the old ones. I thing they look much better.

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