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Old 12-25-2009, 09:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Jethro View Post
After that point aren't you just increasing your frontal area?
You'd think so, but I recently saw a GMC pickup from the side and the stock air dam was quite a bit lower than the lowest underbody components. At the time I wished I'd had my camera - I would have like to post it.

I'm inclined to think the GM aero people found it was worthwhile to extend it down as far as they did.
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