Front wheel skirts
Front wheel skirts have many of the same benefits as rear wheel skirts, but are a lot harder to make because the front wheels have to steer!
Front skirts have appeared on a few high MPG concept cars, and a few EcoModder members have tackled the project, but this mod is not for the faint of heart.
Instructions for mod
Information required: How do people perform this modification, pictures, problems, what to look out for
Information required: A listing for different ways to do this if its different on different types of cars
Please enter your user name and any relevant data in the table
|User Name||Car Make, Model, Year||Cost of Mod||Time to Perform Mod||MPG Before Mod||MPG After Mod||MPG improvement guess||Instruction Link|
|Example Data Saand||Example Data Mazda, 626, 1991||Example Data $5 USD||Example Data 1 Hour||Example Data 27.2||Example Data 29.8||User mod detail or measurement detailed data|
Problems / Consequences of mod
- A few looks from other drivers
- Difficulty changing flat tire (depends on method of mounting rear skirts)
Flow Field Features and Aerodynamic Drag of Passenger Car <<< Page 27, Wheels a major drag contributor