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Old 05-10-2014, 10:27 AM   #1
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Any opinions on wind deflectors. I was looking at the Aero Shield Wind Deflector for a Chevy 3500 dually. For or against?
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Old 05-10-2014, 11:15 AM   #2
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Worthless!!
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I just read a big article on this the other day. In reality, due to the distance from the wing to the front of the RV, they don't do much good. They may even make things worse in regards to fuel economy. I always liked the looks of the polished stainless wings on top of the dually, but never have installed one.
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Cadman99, you're just to "wordy"
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Thanx BigD. Do you remember where you read the article?
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I'll have to dig again. I think I got it from one of my bored moment google searches. If I can find it again I'll post the link.
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No references, but I've heard the same thing - if there is a difference, it's so nominal that you won't make up for the cost of it.
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Well, as usual I can't find the article I read doing a search again. There are tons of debates on those things. Most say something along the lines of what ependydad said.
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Thanks for the advice. That will not be on my after market list.
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Had one years ago mounted on the rear 3' of a cab high topper that I adjusted to an angle where it would deflect all the bugs, etc off the camper. Whether it helped gas mileage or not I have no idea as I never pulled the camper without it elevated. When not pulling the camper, it would lay down flat on the topper. It was made out of the top 24" of a semi deflector.
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