Local AZ question for you guys - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 10 Old 07-09-2009, 01:36 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 98
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Local AZ question for you guys

Hoping to get a straight answer here.. I live in Tucson AZ, and have an Excursion with a 6 inch lift and 36's on it .. I was pulled over by a trooper for not having mud flaps on ??? Does anybody know if you have to have mud flaps on an SUV in AZ ?

2002 7.3 liter Excursion no mods yet... but looking foward to it.
lovndcummins is offline  
post #2 of 10 Old 07-10-2009, 10:58 AM
Slacker



 
Evil Eye's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Surprise, Arizona
Posts: 18,492
Thanks: 16
Thanked 222 Times in 193 Posts
Mentioned: 19 Post(s)
Quoted: 139 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 4 reviews
Technically, it is a station wagon, which doesn't require mud flaps.

Shawn Carlson
EvilEye@powerstroke.org

Proud Navy Vet
2005 F250, CCSB, 6.0 PSD, FX4 (The Sweet Unit is white)
2008 F350, CCLB, 6.4 PSD (Brad-the wife's truck is black)




Engine Mods:
Fluidampr
CCV Reroute (Reinstated)
4" MBRP Exhaust
MTW Stage 1 Turbo
Bulletproof 53V FICM
BulletProof EGR Cooler
BulletProof Water Pump
Riff Raff Intercooler Boots
Gogo Diesel Direct Drive Solenoid
BulletProof All-Aluminum Radiator
BulletProof All-Aluminum Intercooler
BulletProof Oil Cooler System w/ Bypass Filter
SCT w/ Custom Tunes (TSD, DJ's, Innovative, Gearhead, QuickTricks)

Exterior Mods:
Bilstein 5100 Shocks
Icon Adjustable Trac Bar
Firestone RideRite Air Bags
BDS Dual Steering Stabilizer
Aluminum Finned Differential Cover
Reese 16k Manual Slider 5th Wheel Hitch
Icon 2.5" Leveling Kit w/ F-350 rear blocks
20" BMF Novakanes wrapped in 33" Nitto Terra Grapplers
Evil Eye is offline  
post #3 of 10 Old 07-10-2009, 12:06 PM
Member
 
smokin'stroke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Hamilton TX
Posts: 80
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Mud Flaps

Used to live in AZ I was told it was the size of tires that dictated mud flaps, had the same issue once but never put them on

Krista
2004 F250 4 door 6.0L LB 2WD, 1995 F350 7.3L 4 door Long Bed!! I Love My Trucks!
smokin'stroke is offline  
post #4 of 10 Old 07-10-2009, 02:08 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 98
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks for the reply's fellas... I've asked a few cops now, and I'm getting mixed answers. Some are saying "yes" others are saying "no". I think if your ride is to aggressive looking then they will pull you over just to do it. Still searching for the by law answer... though I'm not sure I'll ever get it.

2002 7.3 liter Excursion no mods yet... but looking foward to it.
lovndcummins is offline  
post #5 of 10 Old 06-07-2010, 08:01 PM
Member
 
caged's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 39
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
the law states anything over stock hieght is required to have adicute pertection from flying debrie you can get pulled over for it and can get a ticket for but most cops wont inless in most cases having bad day or have a bone with you its at descression of the cop to write you the ticket i wouldnt worry about it inless this cop has it out for you

2002 extened 7.3L 4" fabtech with procomp steering,37x18, fiber glass fronts,4" straight pipe Edge juice addituide air aid intake with battery box new interior.
caged is offline  
post #6 of 10 Old 09-24-2010, 06:11 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Tucson
Posts: 172
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Ill add. i got pulled over for my f250 having no mud flaps, in tucson u have to have mud flaps not more then 8" above ground.. i think ill listen to that.. since they impounded my truck1
wiyrs is offline  
post #7 of 10 Old 09-24-2010, 06:37 PM
Powerstroke.org Sponsor
 
NotStock's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Tucson, AZ
Posts: 1,593
Thanks: 6
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
The technical law states that any vehicle with modified tires (ie ANY tire size not printed on the door frame of the vehicle). It states that the mud flaps must hang no higher than 6" from the ground. As far as the SUV being exempt, I have heard both sides. Personally, I would have them simply because it could be a reason for them to pull you over.

Precision Metal Fab
Trevor Hall
(520)465-7971
www.pmfsuspension.com
NotStock is offline  
post #8 of 10 Old 10-18-2010, 10:34 PM
Serving Our Country!
 
Doord521's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Nevada, Missouri
Posts: 27
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
The Law that I printed off, and carry in the glovebox of my Ex, states a pickup, bus, or trailer that has an altered center of gravity.. Also if you have a 1 ton or larger it has to have mudflaps if it is lifted or not. I live on base and they used to give me trouble about not running mudflaps. After showing the printout to, eventually, all of the gate guards they don't bother me anymore.

2008 F250 CCLB 6.4 4X4
Sold--2000 F350 CCLB Dually 4x2 6 Speed
Sold--2001 Excursion 4x4 10" Lift with 38's
Doord521 is offline  
post #9 of 10 Old 10-18-2010, 11:00 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Tempe AZ
Posts: 1,025
Thanks: 1
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Format Document

28-958.01. Rear fender splash guards

A. A person shall not operate a truck, trailer, semitrailer or bus on a highway unless the vehicle is equipped with rear fender splash guards that comply with the specifications provided in this section.

B. The splash guards:

1. Shall be attached in a manner that prevents the splashing of mud or water on the windshield of other motor vehicles.

2. Shall extend to a length of not more than eight inches from the ground.

3. Shall be wide enough to cover the full tread or treads of the tires being protected.

4. Shall be installed close enough to the tread surface of the tire or wheel to control the side throw of the bulk of the thrown road surface material.

5. May be constructed of a flexible rubberized material.

6. Shall be attached in a manner that, regardless of movement either in the splash guards or the vehicle, the splash guards retain their general parallel relationship to the tread surface of the tire or wheel under all ordinary operating conditions.

C. This section does not apply to:

1. A vehicle commonly known as a pickup truck with a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating of ten thousand pounds or less, except that this section applies if the pickup truck has been modified from the original bumper height design to raise the center of gravity of the pickup truck.

2. A truck tractor or converter dolly when used in combination with another vehicle.

3. A single, tandem or triple axle trailer with fenders that are wide enough to cover the full tread or treads of the tires being protected and that extend to a length of not more than fourteen inches from the ground.
DieselFord is offline  
post #10 of 10 Old 12-06-2012, 05:46 PM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by DieselFord View Post
Format Document

28-958.01. Rear fender splash guards

A. A person shall not operate a truck, trailer, semitrailer or bus on a highway unless the vehicle is equipped with rear fender splash guards that comply with the specifications provided in this section.

B. The splash guards:

1. Shall be attached in a manner that prevents the splashing of mud or water on the windshield of other motor vehicles.

2. Shall extend to a length of not more than eight inches from the ground.

3. Shall be wide enough to cover the full tread or treads of the tires being protected.

4. Shall be installed close enough to the tread surface of the tire or wheel to control the side throw of the bulk of the thrown road surface material.

5. May be constructed of a flexible rubberized material.

6. Shall be attached in a manner that, regardless of movement either in the splash guards or the vehicle, the splash guards retain their general parallel relationship to the tread surface of the tire or wheel under all ordinary operating conditions.

C. This section does not apply to:

1. A vehicle commonly known as a pickup truck with a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating of ten thousand pounds or less, except that this section applies if the pickup truck has been modified from the original bumper height design to raise the center of gravity of the pickup truck.

2. A truck tractor or converter dolly when used in combination with another vehicle.

3. A single, tandem or triple axle trailer with fenders that are wide enough to cover the full tread or treads of the tires being protected and that extend to a length of not more than fourteen inches from the ground.




Truth! I have a Suburban lifted 6'' with 37's and get pulled over once every 3 years or so. I tell them this and they let me go.
Motomech is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome