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Old 12-24-2012, 10:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Prius aero-kit---possibly a repost

I apologize if this has been seen a thousand times and I've just missed it, but I think this is fantastic, even if the rear skirts do stick out a bit. ((I posted a picture of this in the pics thread too.))

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Old 12-24-2012, 10:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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yea that is pretty cool!
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Old 12-24-2012, 10:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I think we need a dedicated Prius aero thread

Cool body kit- I wish that rear diffuser were actually as high as it seems.
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Old 12-24-2012, 10:54 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I love that they even did a grille block on the front end

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Most of the comments don't seem to like the styling. I think the wheel skirts could be improved, but aside from that I think it looks pretty sweet. Maybe it's just the ecomodder inside me.
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Old 12-25-2012, 02:41 AM   #6 (permalink)
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That's a really pretty rear bumper
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...except for the fart can?
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...except for the fart can?
yeah, what were they thinking?
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Old 12-25-2012, 10:27 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Probably trying to make it "appealing" since the rest of the car screams "custom."
Just appealing to that crowd.
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Old 12-26-2012, 03:23 AM   #10 (permalink)
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I disliked the comments that I read, but I often do. They did not seem to like any of the things (that they noticed) that would actually make the car more aerodynamic. They wanted the flashy stuff that just might be worse than stock.

This came out four years ago? Is this company still in business?

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