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Old 11-02-2015, 01:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Old 11-02-2015, 02:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Manual neutral engine off.100% @MPG <----- Fun Fact.
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Made from the rear spoiler of a 90's Subaru Legacy wagon.

This is the second Insight I fabricated this same kind of grill block for. It looks so OEM it's almost invisible, and Insights without one look funny to me now.

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Lots of people ar telling me that they cant really see the différence until they're up close.

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I saw this Kia Soul in a parking lot; I am pretty sure that is OEM:


The lower grill was only made about half open; there were holes on the front, but flat plastic in the back. I noticed a few new cars like that.
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Svietlana's lower grille block:

Openable (powered by 2x powerlock motors) - smaller for intercooler, larger for radiator.
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Old 11-03-2015, 05:09 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Older version :



Newer version. In winter, I block off the right side with a flat piece ( with matching teeth )

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Old 11-05-2015, 08:27 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Is the top blocked as well ? You might get better results if you block the top instead. One of the members here did some flow testing on a car much the same as yours. ( I think his is a Chevy Malibu.The grille design looks identical to your car. )
The testing showed some detached flow right at the hoodline.

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