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Old 10-28-2013, 04:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Cherokee front air dam

Just installed the front air dam on the XJ Cherokee. This is easily removable if my destination takes me off road. I probably need to extend the sides out a bit farther but thought I would see if this makes any difference in FE.

I do not have any data yet but will let everyone know how it goes when it becomes available.



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Old 10-28-2013, 06:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Looks to be a clean installation at a minimum.
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Old 10-28-2013, 06:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You missed a great opportunity to give those front tires some needed coverage.
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You missed a great opportunity to give those front tires some needed coverage.
Yeah I'm going to see what I can do to keep in looking clean but still addressing the wheels...perhaps I can score and readjust the angles on the dam "tails" without compromising the strength too much.
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What material is the dam? Almost looks like you've taken it off a different vehicle...
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It's from a 1st gen S10 Blazer.
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Yeah I'm going to see what I can do to keep in looking clean but still addressing the wheels...perhaps I can score and readjust the angles on the dam "tails" without compromising the strength too much.
In the drywall section of The Home Depot they have a shallow black ABS plastic pan,about 18" X 36" for about $7.00.
The sheen of the ABS would be a good match to your airdam,and the pan has nice radii corners,which if cut down and integrated into the airdam,could provide the full coverage to the front wheels that Frank Lee recommended.
One pan would do the job.
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Old 10-30-2013, 09:27 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Here is how i did mine:
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Like how the front pumpkin is all covered up



Also installed side skirts:
From a Blazer Xtreme, attached using 3M dual lock tape. Can take them off and put the back in less then 5 minutes. Tested them out at 75 mph on the freeway and they stayed attached, hope they help with the MPG too...






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