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post #1 of 7 Old 09-05-2014, 11:28 AM Thread Starter
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Air Deflector

Last night my wife was driving the Camaro. She ran over a huge pice of a truck tire. The only damage I see is that the Air Deflector that attaches to the front Bumper Cover was completly ripped off.
My questions are:

Should I replace the Air Deflector?
Is it necessary?
What is its function?
What other parts should I inspect for possible damage?
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post #2 of 7 Old 09-05-2014, 01:40 PM
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It helps guide air up into the engine bay to keep the engine cool. Definitely worth replacing


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post #3 of 7 Old 09-05-2014, 02:02 PM
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yes, replace it. My wife looked like she had ripped off a section of it, but it turned out to be just the connectors had popped out. I had some pushpin plastic connectors left over from another project so I reconnected it. I do need to look at it on a lift to see what else is messed up.


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post #4 of 7 Old 09-05-2014, 02:30 PM
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Sorry to hear that and that is why my wife no longer drives the Camaro.


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post #5 of 7 Old 09-05-2014, 02:38 PM
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helps with efficiency of your A/C flowing air over condenser not to mention the radiator.

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try running into the curb with one ... not a pretty sight ... now I stop at least a foot away, probably two

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post #7 of 7 Old 09-06-2014, 07:15 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks everyone. I will order a new one.
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