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Look closely at my new air dam, much better now, 10 minutes of work
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Did you cut the screws for that! I did the full removal method. Wasn't that bad tho. Maybe 45 minutes - 1hr. With no extra hands. Looks good BTW!
 

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Definitely looks better. Still needs to come all the way off, IMHO. I'm digging the color scheme. Pretty sure I've told you that before.
 

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Oh now I see. You kinda trimmed it up a little. Looks good. I do agree gone is best. I got stuck in some sand once just because that air dam was acting like a bulldozer blade. Removed it. Now I don't bulldoze down the beach.
 

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Oh now I see. You kinda trimmed it up a little. Looks good. I do agree gone is best. I got stuck in some sand once just because that air dam was acting like a bulldozer blade. Removed it. Now I don't bulldoze down the beach.
Honestly, what kind of reduction in mileage. I crank some miles on the interstate every day. Thanks!
 

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It's negligible from what I see. I also drive 50 miles a day to and from work with 75mph speed limits. If I had to put a number to it I have this for you. With the dam the best I got on the 25 mile fuel average was 37 and the was with a tail wind going 63mph. After removing it I've gotten close to that. 36.3 was all I could squeeze out of it. Not too bad. I did the removal that doesn't destroy it. If I ever want to I could put it back on. It's a little tedious if you do it alone but with an extra set of hands I think it would be easier!
 

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I agree, negligible.

I'm on 32" tires and I still get above EPA rating

It's so ugly it would have to hurt mpg bery badly for me to have kept it
 

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The Why-Homing bugs aren't that big but some of them have horns though
 

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I'll have to admit, I have a hard time "believing" the fuel mileage boasts...not sure why, guess the car business has made me a little cynical! Over 12k miles, my truck has averaged 24.1 and since I did the front spring 1.25" spacer at 6k its averaged 23.9. I have a 66 mi round trip, some stop and go traffic and some at 75mph. Ain't no hills in Tampa either!
 

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Anything over 65 mph on my rig and the mpg starts dropping
 

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What Wyo said is 100% accurate.

FL, let the engine break in a little you'll see better mpg. I'm on 2" lift and 32" tires and I can get 31+ Mpg on backroads and <65 highways. At 75mph I'm lucky to pull 24mpg. What a drag. (Pun intended)
 

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What Wyo said is 100% accurate.

FL, let the engine break in a little you'll see better mpg. I'm on 2" lift and 32" tires and I can get 31+ Mpg on backroads and <65 highways. At 75mph I'm lucky to pull 24mpg. What a drag. (Pun intended)
He said he has over 12,000 miles on the truck. I think it's broke in. My mpg started going up after 1,000 miles and have been consistent since then and we have 11,500 on ours now. Just saying =)
 

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Ok. This is as close I can come to beating my best! It's a new second best! Lol. Traffic was flowing well with a tail wind
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and 65 was the cruise set point.
 
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