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Griddlez

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Has there ever been any tests for gas, electric or otherwise if mud flaps reduce range?
 
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Has there ever been any tests for gas, electric or otherwise if mud flaps reduce range?
I think the tires in essence block the mud flaps so can’t see much wind resistance. But good question.
 

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I think the tires in essence block the mud flaps so can’t see much wind resistance. But good question.
Those look like the same mudflaps that I installed on my 2021 Lariat. They do stick out a little bit from the sides of the wheel wells. There could be a little drag to them.

I mainly installed them to protect my powered running boards. With the fixed boards I'm a little indifferent about installing them. Let us know if you see any range drop you think is attributed to them.
 

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Thanks for Posting. Love the videos of people doing stuff to their Lightnings!
 

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Not for nothing, its still an elephant going down the road going at 60-80 mph. No matter how much you worry about the the drag co-efficient of the car, it still going to be around 2 kWh per mile. Ford did a number of things already just to achieve that.
 

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My Silverado 1500 ecodiesel still gets 30 mpg highway with the chevy mud flaps installed. I’ll be installing some on my Lightning ASAP.
 
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That looks really nice. Love the combo of the F150 graphic and the painted Lightning on the splash guards.

Sweet ride! Thanks for posting.
 


 


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