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post #1 of 5 Old 02-13-2010, 01:57 AM Thread Starter
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tube fender gas milaege?

this might be a stupid question but will tube fenders instead of stock effect gas milaege at all?

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post #2 of 5 Old 02-13-2010, 03:47 AM
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I really don't see why it would effect it. I also doubt there has been any real research on this

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post #3 of 5 Old 02-13-2010, 08:52 AM
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yes, because by adding tube fenders you add bigger tires, adding bigger tire causes your milage to go down, they do not directly effect it but you get the drift.

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Here is a thread from another forum where having flat-fenders was considered to be the cause of poor mileage.

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Flat fenders may make you a little less aerodynamic but the jeep already has the aerodynamic properties of a sheet of ply wood so I don't think tube fenders will really make the much difference.

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