Chin Spoiler on Hellfire Ram

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  1. R/T_Fire

    R/T_Fire Senior Member

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    I'm sure ya'll have seen the hack job (yes I said it) called the Hellfire Ram by now.... as I'm not impressed with the truck at all there is some things that I like the idea of and have been thinking of incorporating into my R/T for awhile now
    2016 Ram 1500 Hellfire

    I'm thinking of making or adding some kind of chin spoiler to the front but not sure if I like how it looks and is there really a point to it when it is so far of the ground. Par of the reason why I'm thinking about it is to grab air for brake ducts I plan to make to go in the lower part of the valance/front bumper.

    What are all yalls thoughts on the chin spoiler?
    http://image.trucktrend.com/f/137896765+q80+re0+cr1/2016-ram-hellfire-07.jpg
    If the link doesn't post the pic then its pic # 13 on the first link

    And this is a reference to how low I am
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    14blackouthemi Senior Member

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    I've been trying to figure something out also, I want to do something to mine as well. Who makes that chin spoiler?
     
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    Splitter and air dam

    I'm assuming you are aware of it's purpose, but if not check out the link above. Assuming you are going fast enough, I would think it would still provide the desired effect as far as handling performance goes.

    No idea who makes them.

    I think it makes the truck look "racey" as I'm used to seeing them on race cars, but if that's the look you're going for, then go for it!
     
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    Yeah, I'm familiar with their purpose, but also having a large gap so air goes under the vehicle kinda defeats its purpose cause you will get a crap ton of turbulence under the vehicle to where you do not create that low pressure air pocket under the front and vehicle.

    At that point it more becomes a look than a useful part to aerodynamics. but I still can utilize one to capture air to send to the air ducts for the brakes and also direct some to the Vararam style CAI

    Nobody makes one that I am aware of. You are kind of on your own to design and fab one
     
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    APR Performance makes the splitters for most cars. Pretty sure they don't make them for the Rams, but they do make universal ones that are just flat and half mooned shape in the front. Believe they make them in different sizes. Would have to get the measurements that closely fit what you're looking for and roll with that and cut out where you need. I had one on my old Scion that was made for a different car that I modified. Thing is a beast. I sliced the shell off a turtle at 80mph one day and didn't even chip it!
     
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    Funny you should mention this as I am currently building my own as I can't find anything that I like the looks of. Just finishing the template before transferring it to either Alumalite or a sheet of ABS. This is the rough cut before I do any final trim work, just wanting to make sure the rods mount where I want them to before I trim the final shape.

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    Damn you, why must you always beat me to the punch on things to do :roflsquared::roflsquared:

    I like the look of what you have going.... the penciled in lines on the template I see that is.... but that is kind of what I'm thinking. cant wait to see the final product.

    Only difference is where you have filled in with finishing puddy I plan to have duct inlets on each side that feed brake coolers ducts and possibly some going up around the radiator to feed air into the sides of the Vararam. in the center of those duct inlets I plan to have a curved 20" led light....
     
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    Tourdemon made a nice one for his 3rd gen if ya haven't seen that yet. He used that alumalite and wrapped it in carbon fiber I believe.
     
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    Great minds think alike?

    I have a set of modified fog lights that have a 3" outlet that will run to brake ducts. I'm mounting a new trans cooler behind my opening and needed to close off the sides to get more airflow over it; also what prompted the building of the front lip. It runs the full depth of the bumper so it at least smooths out the airflow underneath since all my lower valence panels had to be removed. It also is bolted to the horns the tow hooks use.
     

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