Originally Posted by foghelmut
But I'm not rallying. I'm commuting a lot and taking the occasional unpaved road. I just want to keep excessive mud and salt off the rockers and lower quarter panels. I don't really anticipate shooting rocks up off my door handles. I feel there is a place for subtle functionality apart from full rally gear.
I realize you're not rallying. Either way, you have two options.
One: Flaps that stick out and protect the paint.
Two: Flaps that don't
stick out and only protect the underside of the car.
If you want to protect the rockers and lower quarter panels, I'm sorry to break it to you, but you really do need big flaps.