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post #1 of 9 Old 05-13-2013, 10:22 AM Thread Starter
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What is it's purpose and what's the harm in taking it off?


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post #2 of 9 Old 05-13-2013, 10:30 AM
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Are you referring to the blackish-gray plastic piece beneath the bumper? No harm in taking it off. There is a smaller one that Ford switched to if you still want one to cover up some of the front steering components.


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Yea that part I have the large one so ive been debating taking it off for awhile but I didn't know if it was there for a reason


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It's just to keep the bottom of your truck from getting a ton of bugs and road debris under it. Keeps it a little cleaner. They updated it and it is now about half of the size as the 08s.


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I'm not to worried about getting it dirty it's a truck ahah


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main purpose is to help with aerodynamic and for fuel economy. taking it off could possibly lower your mpg's just a tad. but not enough to really matter.
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Ahhh to late now it's already gone ahah


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Trucks look a lot better with them off(IMO)...I put a Top Gun Customs front bumper on and tossed that valence away.
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Yea it looks way better this way


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