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Old 06-18-2008, 11:32 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 06-19-2008, 04:17 PM   #12 (permalink)
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What material is the spoiler made of?

Also, I've been wondering about my 94 S10, the headlights are recessed like yours. What would be a good material to cover them so that in effect, they'd be flush instead? I'm thinking that plain old acrylic plexiglas would scratch too easily and wind up not transparent in a couple of days.
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The material is made for green-houses. A friend gave me a few left over pieces. its hollow with little channels going down it. Its not super ideal because its hard to make compound curves, but it was what I had on hand and free. I wondered the same thing about the plexiglass.
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I'm hypermiling my truck with the 22R engine and getting great results - up to 37mpg so far.
Thats impressive. Is it mostly highway driving?
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The cab wing is real good ! See if you can get it to hold that shape.The gentle curve into the down-sweep angle is critical and I think you've nailed it! Your bed cover is going to help .I would limit the depth of the front air-dam to no lower than the lowest suspension member,or you run the risk of frontal area growing such to cancel out your gains.That would suck! And give the air-dam all the vertical side radius you can,to get the air around to the sides,rather than over the hood and roof.Question,do you have the 5-speed trans? It's worth a couple mpg over the 4-speed.My friend in New Mexico had a standard ride height truck like your's,and on it's best day,with aero mods,pulled 42-mpg!

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