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EE Airdam, yay or nay...

Discussion in 'Street Trucks' started by Hartman, September 26, 2002.

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    1. Hartman

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      I'm trying to figure out if it is worth shelling out $250+ for an EE airdam. I'm not sure if it would look good on my X and I've heard about them being poor quality. So, I just need some opinions, yes or no?
       

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    3. aldive

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      I have one on my '99 and love it. I say do it.....
       
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      what do you think?
       

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      aldive Elite In Memoriam

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      Here is a rather poor shot of mine....
       

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    6. Hartman

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      BASTARD!
       
    7. aldive

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      The poor quality you mention was in my case, just poor finish of the gel coat. A little resion work, sanding, and prep to paont and painting made it look great.
       
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      I think you should go for it hartman, i honestly think it would look great on your truck.
       
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      Go for it!
       
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      Indeed, get one.....
       
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      I have to admit, the quality sucked, but it does look nice.
       

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      with PIAA's...
       

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      someone shoudl chop one on hartmans x
       
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      do it!!! i want a EE airdam too. the ford airdams look, wimpy and too small, although i must admit painting it makes it look better. But i say go for it.
       
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      do it because without either that or the saleen bumper i've never seen an explorer that i really liked the look of.
       
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      hey, those of you who have them, did you fill up the middle hole part? (like where my relocated license plate is) i put a black mesh with the chrome flames on it coming out sideways on each side of the license plate and it really looks a ton better that way. i was just wondering if you guys just left your empty or if you had the same idea in one way or another?


      hartman you should do this, but don't buy the one that the f'er who stole this truck is probably going to be trying to sell sometime soon. if you see this saleen bumper for sale painted white contact the authorities there just aren't that many of them!
       

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      That truck is still missing? Man, that really sucks. What area is that from?
       
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      Florida -i think.

      btw- you've got my second favorite explorer! just thought i'd let you know.
       
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      who, Me???

      I like yours a lot. I wish I had the V8 like you do. Then I would be broke.
       
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      ford98zx2, yours is plain out swweeet. i gotta love it, that dam and everything is just so plain and just clear cut, i dunno thats my opinion of it, but its sweet looking. i guess i think its plain because its simple. good ole billets clears and everything done in moderation perfect
       
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      expo, i thought mine was ur fav explorer? jk what is the story behind that stolen one? i never heard about it
       
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      my favorite explorer would be plain like 98x's or mine and would have your rims and a blown v8. ideally it would also be a sport, but it would have the chrome bumpers like our four doors, except for the side piece from the limited like i have, and the chrome billet grille.

      but if i could do anything i wanted i would make a slightly longer than sport "coupe" 2 door explorer out of mine and use that.

      there was thread about that truck being stolen a little while ago. supposedly at gun point...
       
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      question on the EE (or any other) aftermarket airdam- will it clear parking blocks? i plan on a 'dam this winter with my paint upgrade, and i need to know if it will go over parking blocks or not. i know this will depend on tire height/how much you are lowered, but i am running same 2" drop and tires as Chris/Drew. any input?

      BTW- this wouldnt be an issue, but my wife drives the X sometimes and has a habit of pulling all the way up on a parking block until the tires hit. this is a habit that i do not ever think she will break, and i dont want to drop $200 and paint on a new 'dam only to have her rip it off the first time she drives it...
       
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      it has a tendency to be about two cm higher than most parking blocks. lol. i've never really scratched it up or ruined it but i have bent it pretty good a couple of times only to have it snap back into place after i backed off of the offending cement. chances are good that your wife will find a way to break it if she drives it. i know my girlfriend, for example, is on her third stock air dam for her z24, and she keeps smashing it even though its HER car and she should know better (but it does hang down an inch or so lower than my x's) and isn't this the same wife who smashed your rear tailgate in the driveway or something like that?
       
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      Some blocks are taller than others' I have "bumped" a few before.
       

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