Road Trip? I've used every excuse imaginable for road trips, so having to go south for the warmth to install a part sounds like a good enough reason.So I was just getting ready to order one when I hit a snag. The directions state temperature must be above 60F. I won't see that until April. Also won't see any flying bugs until then either.
This gives me another three months of research. I'll keep looking for a better mouse trap (bug deflector). Why?
why do they have that ugly bulge in them? other than that looks good
I just ordered the one above w/o the bump. I guess I wanted less protection. I just like the look better. I know it will make a difference once bug seaon arrives.I do believe you can get without or the Weathertech one is the same without the bulge. Reason behind it is for more protection offered to the windshield and hood.
Aeroskin WITHOUT the bump...
I have this one on my Cardinal Red Canyon, I liked it the moment I saw it. I like the black against the red, matches the GM fender flares I installed last year too.Good choice? The one with the raised bump along the length. I have one ready to install. Being the truck go's to the dealer Monday for some warranty things, thinking I may just have them do the install.
That really does blend in nice with the truck. It was just slightly warmer in South Carolina yesterday than what you had in main, we hit 60.Here is what I went with. See above for link. It blends in real nice with the black. Almost invisible and a perfect fit. It will protect the nose but is not a deflector. In that it won't direct the bugs over the top of the truck. I would recommend this as an option.
BTW - it was over 55 ° here yesterday. With truck warm no issues getting to the 60° recommend temp for installation.
Agree. Was wondering about this being an issue down the road (pun intended).After these have been on the truck for 6-8 months look underneath and see what it's done to the paint. I've run these on 3-4 different rigs and all had the same problem, crap under the shield attacks the paint. You need to remove a couple a times a year and polish and wax the leading edge of the hood. I do like the look but not worth the hassle anymore.
Dude, literally the same thing happened to me. When I got my windshield replaced the guy who did it mentioned that it was fairly common on the Colorado's. I've been thinking about just pulling the trigger on one and I think you reporting the same exact damage might have just sold me.I'm also serious about getting a bug deflector. I went on my first road trip last week and the bugs were terrible, but worse was getting hit by a small rock and chipping my windshield just an inch above the passenger wiper blade on the black part of the glass. I thought it wouldn't be a big deal because you couldn't see it from the inside and most insurance companies will fix rock chips for free.
Next morning it was a 6 inch crack up the windshield and by that afternoon it was 12 inches up and spreading across in both directions and up towards the drivers side. Safelite quoted me 400 plus out of pocket because of my high deductible for a new windshield this Friday.
Dude, literally the same thing happened to me. When I got my windshield replaced the guy who did it mentioned that it was fairly common on the Colorado's. I've been thinking about just pulling the trigger on one and I think you reporting the same exact damage might have just sold me.
No. First I have heard of this. Only thing I have noticed is that on the back edge towards the windshield, the tape has started to lift ever so slightly in the middle. Not a problem at this point. It is on solid. Anyone else notice this?So....I installed the Aeroskin II and it seems I have this crazy wind noise now , almost like a window is open.
I made sure it's on correctly and level
Anybody else experiencing this ?
Okay - had it less than a year (see link below) and it cracked. Took it off and now the front of my truck looks horrible. When it warms up I’ll try to buff it up to get all the marks left behind from this deflector. Yep, sand got between nose of truck and deflector and scratched (looks like sand blasted) that area.