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Old 06-11-2013, 09:14 PM   #52
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Originally Posted by RonMaiden View Post
Plus consider how much weight you'd be adding covering the exhaust tunnel and really I'd rather keep it open to disperse heat and not collect debris. There's a point you're hindering performance for the sake of a little protection and questionable MPG gains.
Yes, you are correct. Although I do not think the weight would be that great, from what I was seeing, 16 gauge aluminum is about 0.75LB/sq. ft. and you would probably end up using 15-20 sq. ft. to cover everything... although I do agree that it is probably not worth the time and effort unless it made a large difference in MPG, and even than, the debris thing is definitely a factor.

I do still think it would be cool to try if time / money permitted though.

But back on topic, Chaos, any ETA on skid plates / diffusers?
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