Chevy Tahoe 2000-2006, Bugflector™ Hood Shield by AVS®. Protect the leading edge of your hood from stones and other airborne debris and keep insects from splattering your windshield with the Bugflector™ Hood Shield. The Bugflector® is made from tough, impact modified acrylic for long lasting durability, and its low-to-medium aerodynamic profile will complement your truck, van or SUV’s styling. Car wash safe and designed for easy cleaning, Bugflector™ installation is simple and straightforward with 3M™ adhesive and/or mechanical fasteners.
A well-designed bug deflector hood shield protects your vehicle in two ways: First, it shields the leading edge of your hood from stones and other debris borne by the wind or thrown up by other vehicles, keeping your hood free of dings, dents and chipped paint. Second, the lip of the shield redirects airflow enough to propel bugs and debris up and over your vehicle, instead of crashing and splattering into your windshield, preserving and maintaining your visibility and keeping your windshield free of chips and scratches. The Bugflector Hood Shield is one of the best-selling automotive products in North America because it’s so effective at both tasks.
Besides protection, the Bugflector’s low-to-medium aerodynamic profile and smoked finish will perfectly complement your truck, van or SUV’s appearance. The Bugflector is custom designed to perfectly match the contours of your hood and be aerodynamically efficient. It's made of rugged impact modified acrylic to resist wear and tear, so you’ll get many years of protection, and installs simply and quickly with 3M double-sided tape and/or mechanical fasteners, depending on application. Once installed, you’ll find that the included rubber bumpers will keep the shield from contacting the body, to protect the paint finish, and the off-the-hood design enables you to keep your vehicle clean and waxed easily.
The Bugflector is car wash safe; however automatic “brush-style” car washes should be avoided. Cleaning the shield is easy with soap and water, and cleaning solvents or other chemical products should not be used. The Bugflector comes with everything required for installation, including hardware and detailed instructions, and it’s covered by a limited lifetime warranty against defects in materials and workmanship. The warranty applies to the original purchaser as long as he or she owns the vehicle on which the product is installed.
AVS is the innovator of the auto Ventshade, first produced in 1935 to mount above a car window to keep rain out and let fresh air in. In testimony to its effectiveness, the Ventshade is still manufactured by AVS today, albeit in a much more modern form. The company also manufactures a wide range of other Ventvisor/side window deflectors along with hood/windshield protectors and vehicle styling/protective accessories. In 1998 AVS was acquired by prominent truck accessory manufacturer Lund International, and today is one of that company’s leading brands. AVS products are precision engineered and crafted from the finest materials right here in the USA.
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Installation didn't go as smoothly as it should have but that was more my fault for not tightening the well nut on the shield before affixing to the hood. The loose nut fell off inside the hood never to be found. I called CarID and the service advisor had a rep on the phone with me in short order and new parts in the mail. I couldn't ask for better service. I am very happy with the product and even more so with the service.
Simple 10 minute installation and screws on using existing holes so no drilling. Most of the other sheilds out there are held on by double sided tape. Also 1st sheild was damaged in shipping, they immediately sent a replacement. You can always tell a good vendor by how they handle a problem and these guys did a great job!!!
The Bugflector II is great to say the least, and I have no doubt its going to save the front of my hood from bugs and rocks. The install was easier than I thought and turned out great. Truly a great product!