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Old 11-27-2007, 09:46 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Including making the prototype/mockup, i'd say probably 3 or 4 hrs went into making the skirts. And I have another hr -ish to go to finish the driver's side.

I noticed in the pics that you still have your mud flaps on. If you took them off wouldn't that help with the drag also?
yup. absolutely right. but...

- the rears serve as a handy attachment point for the skirts, saving having to form a more complex shape at the trailing edge to meet the bumper. so there's that functional reason. plus,

I've since removed the front mudflaps though.
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