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Old 03-27-2010, 03:31 PM   #19 (permalink)
RandomFact314
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
I think that you may hurt more than help in that final idea. Think about this, that ducting thru the middle of the bumper between where the fog lamps go is sort of, not a part of your frontal area. It allows the air to pass under the car, though most goes into the rad and thru the engine compartment. It is allowing "movement" where your design most definately ADDS to the frontal area.

Maybe take advantage of the original design and simply "help" the air to move under the car or thru a better path than it has now (if at all possible)?


Brian
I Don't understand because the designs are essentially the same, the top grill is blocked, the fake fog light holes and the middle of the lower grill block, please elaborate if possible
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