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Old 03-28-2008, 06:31 PM   #10 (permalink)
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lowering

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0.34 - original Cd

-.08 - lowering (that's massive! and it's the only time I've seen it quantified)
-.025 - full grille block
-.015 - mirrors deletion (doesn't mention wipers though)
-.01 - full belly pan

I suspect they couldn't mod the door handles or add skirts in order to keep within the "stock" definition for bodywork. Probably a class thing.

EDIT: the slide isn't exactly comprehensive. It doesn't address the decklid extension or the smooth wheel covers...
This is the first ever for me time that the effect of lowering had been assigned a numerical value.Its new grist for the mill.
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