Originally Posted by 2012sel
I don't know for sure, but I'd wager it's for sound deadening and aerodynamics. It appears to be the same material used inside the wheel wells. I've seen that this material has been in use by Ford for a couple of years.
I think it's a sheet of plastic with a textured felt covering. Only time will tell on it's lifespan.
Wow, I was just wondering today if a 2012's wells would be like my 2001 which looks like a dead squirrel w/a dangling hairpiece.
glad to know it's actually better.