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Old 08-13-2010, 09:30 PM   #21
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Re: Material for front air dam

I think honestly I could save as much money staying home the entire time,
save myself the $7.95 on the edging, the cost of driving to-from the store,
plus the hassle, I figure we can round this up to an even $20.

Personally I didn't see much improvement if any.

Assuming this POS improves a car's fuel mileage by 10%...
But that's assuming a lot, what if it's only 1-2% improvement?

However at 3 dollars a gallon we have ourselves a 30 cent per gallon gain,
and it would take 70 gallons of fuel to pay for that $20.
And start praying to the backwind gods.

Originally Posted by theholycow View Post
Do you drive enough for an investment like that to pay for itself? That question is, of course, assuming that its results are as you expect and you're doing it to save money.

A guy on a Cummins forum said he got better fuel economy from an aerodynamic improvement? Those guys usually say that they get the same MPG towing a camper or large boat as they do unhitched.
Right, right.

A FE gauge should be standard equipment in every vehicle.
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