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    Question Bug deflector/wind deflector thoughts

    Has anyone bought one of these (or similar)?
    What do you think of it?
    Did it affect MPGs?
    Does it deflect bugs/rocks?
    Should I get one?

    https://formfithoodprotectors.com/pr...irage-2017-up/



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    Alternatively, you could plastidip the edge of the hood. Would certainly have to be redone occasionally, but it's less permanent (no adhesive, easier to remove) and less likely to cause damage if you had to take it off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jhelinski View Post
    Has anyone bought one of these (or similar)?
    What do you think of it?
    Did it affect MPGs?
    Does it deflect bugs/rocks?
    Should I get one?

    https://formfithoodprotectors.com/pr...irage-2017-up/
    Yep.
    I like the look.
    Bugs I guess, rocks no.
    If you prefer looks over actual functionality, then yes.
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    I want one too, but is there an American manufacturer? I dont want to pay international shipping fees.

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    I have one on my car, you can see it here. https://mirageforum.com/forum/showth...(Garage-entry)
    It didn't seem to change gas mileage any. It does fit secure & no holes to drill. I don't really know about rocks, I installed it 'cus I liked the look
    I didn't know what to do, so I didn't do anything

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    Quote Originally Posted by klroger View Post
    I have one on my car, you can see it here. https://mirageforum.com/forum/showth...(Garage-entry)
    It didn't seem to change gas mileage any. It does fit secure & no holes to drill. I don't really know about rocks, I installed it 'cus I liked the look
    Ayyy! I think you're the one I found these through! I was creeping around in your garage

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirk Diggler View Post
    I want one too, but is there an American manufacturer? I dont want to pay international shipping fees.
    Are you just guessing here? Contact them. The shipping wasn't any more then here.
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    I was gonna get one for the wifes kia. Front edges take a shart kicking in the winter. Especially if you tailgate people right after they sand the roads. Like the wife does. I'd rather replace a piece of plastic than buy a new hood and get it repainted every few years.


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