That ugly piece of plastic between bumper and fender

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Can i just cut this piece of plastic off? Does it have a function? Just want a better look until I decide on the new bumper/stinger...
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took mine off and cut then put back on to keep fog lights covered up. used a utility knife with a sharp blade. scored it first then went deeper each time to get a clean cut. made about 5 passes each time. used 180 sandpaper to smooth the edges after that for a cleaner look
 

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Can i just cut this piece of plastic off? Does it have a function? Just want a better look until I decide on the new bumper/stinger...
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I've seen a lot of people using Dremels and such to do this. I cut mine off and found that a good sharp utility knife is much easier and leaves a cleaner edge. Take your time, and it'll turn out great.
 

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You know if Jeep marketed this as an aftermarket part that would increase your MPG by 1 these would be flying off the shelf. Since its on there from the factory everyone wants them out.
 

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You know if Jeep marketed this as an aftermarket part that would increase your MPG by 1 these would be flying off the shelf. Since its on there from the factory everyone wants them out.
If people were really concerned about +1mpg they wouldn't have bought a jeep
 

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You know if Jeep marketed this as an aftermarket part that would increase your MPG by 1 these would be flying off the shelf. Since its on there from the factory everyone wants them out.

some of us just think they are simply two ugly pieces of plastic
 

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When we first got our 2-door Sport S I wanted to immediately cut those off. But since we're putting quite a few highway miles on the Wrangler, and looking at them, they do seem to make the boxy Jeep a little more aerodynamic, so I figured I'll leave them on there. It takes a bit away from the look of the vehicle, but if it improves gas mileage on the highway, I can live with the look.

YMMV.

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I dont think I did, these wouldn't be flying off the shelf.
Why do I feel like Foghorn Leghorn in a cartoon. “It was a joke son, a joke”.
 

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