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2018 -2019 Front bumper lower valance ??

Old 02-14-2019, 05:50 AM
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Default 2018 -2019 Front bumper lower valance ??

Anybody remove the lower bumper valance?

seem very big to me. I know that Ford engineers use a wind tunnel when researching a body style change and it has some aerodynamic function. But I wonder how much? I made a 200 mile trip last weekend through the Texas hill country I got an avg 21 mpg. I am thinking of removing bumper valance before making the same drive this weekend.

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Old 02-14-2019, 08:21 AM
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Yes I have removed mine on my 19, just 8 or 10 screws and popping it out of the plastic clips.
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Would be interested to see if the MPG changes when this is removed...
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Many of us have cut it down as well. Maybe keeps some of the benefits, but doesn't look so hideous.

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I removed mine when I leveled my '18 XLT. I still average 18.4mpg.
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Mines a 17 not an 18 but I removed mine and say literally no difference in mpg
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