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Old 10-29-2019, 07:05 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I finally got the bumper on! I'm quite pleased with it. It is lightweight compared to most off road bumpers--weighing about 60 lbs or so.

On the first drive I noticed a huge drag reduction, which is surprising because I was not expecting a noticeable difference. I caught myself a few times driving faster than normal because it takes less throttle to maintain highway speeds. Going from 60 mph to 70 mph is a lot easier. On my way to work I logged a record trip average--24.2 mpg. This is better than most of my drives to work in the summer time with my old bumper on. Since I didn't notice a difference in driving when I removed my old bumper, I would say that this bumper is a big improvement over before!

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Old 10-29-2019, 07:28 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by mattrod View Post
The skid plate looks solid. How's the addeed weight?

It is 1/4" aluminum, so it doesn't way that much, especially since I pulled off a stamped steel set of factory splash guards to put it on. I can't tell a difference weight wise, but I will weigh it next time I take it off. It needs some additional bracing behind it before I subject it to any hardcore skidding duties.


Finished product looks good! Glad the aero is an improvement!

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