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Old 08-02-2009, 04:25 PM   #1
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Enkay style stone guards opinions please.

I'm wondering if the solid style stone/mud guards effect fuel economy compaired to the brush design. I haven't made a purchase yet, just curious. Or maybe I'm just over thinking.... Thanks....Steve
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Old 08-02-2009, 06:16 PM   #2
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I've got them and I have not noticed any change mpg's. The under side of my truck is already creating plenty of drag!
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I haven't kept done a long term study, but from running about a week without the trailer I think I lost about 1 mpg.

Would it be the same with the trailer? Don't know.
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I've got them and I have not noticed any change mpg's. The under side of my truck is already creating plenty of drag!
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I have not towed much with out them, but on the one trip I did take with out them, mileage was about the same.

I only have them on when we are on a trip, as the truck won't fit in the garage with the hitch head and rock tamers on.
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I'm wondering if the solid style stone/mud guards effect fuel economy compaired to the brush design. I haven't made a purchase yet, just curious. Or maybe I'm just over thinking.... Thanks....Steve
Steve....I have the Enkay Rock Tammers on my GMC and have never been concerned about fuel economy. The reason I installed them on my truck was to protect my trailer and they have worked. I don't think the "brush design" mud guards will offer you the same protection that the solid rubber Enkay's will provide.
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I have Enkays on my vehicle when I tow and think they are great for protecting my trailer. I drive a Dodge Ram 2500 4x4 , effect on mileage isn't even a consideration because fuel economy is not a term I am familiar with.
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