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Old 04-24-2009, 05:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Metro air dam

Decided to put an air dam on my metro, went to a friend that does body work. He has all kind of plastic parts from car repairs.. I saw an air dam from a 199? Dodge 1/2 ton 4x4.. Took it home and modified it to fit..Looks OK, will find out it it helps MPG.. Here is a photo,, another cell phone pic,, I need to start using a better camera for my pic's..

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Old 04-24-2009, 08:20 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Nice! That looks factory.

Hopefully an increase in FE will come your way!
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Old 04-24-2009, 09:07 AM   #3 (permalink)
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that does oddly look factory, or direct fit aftermarket.... niiiiiice, I hope my airdam install looks that good LOL

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Old 04-26-2009, 12:00 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Any chance you can do a more rigorous test, instead of just tank-to-tank comparison?

Coastdown runs, or terminal velocity test if you have some hills around?

I have been thinking I may test a significant air dam on my Firefly as well.

PS - looks good.
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Old 04-26-2009, 12:29 AM   #5 (permalink)
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It does look factory. I like it.

My airdam gave me the most noticeable improvement in FE out of all my mods.


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