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Old 12-13-2013, 11:59 AM   #2 (permalink)
oil pan 4
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The OEM air dams improve fuel economy by around 5% or 6%.
But they have to be built for inept drivers to not tear them off on curbs.

Our over sized air dams increase fuel economy as much as 5% over the OEM joke of an air dam and around 10% over nothing at all on cars.

I added a 2/3 air dam - tire spat rig to my truck and it has increased fuel economy at least 1 full MPG. I call it a 2/3 air dam because the center of the air dam does not encompass my low bumper mounted intercooler. So the center of the air dam is just not there.
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