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Old 07-15-2010, 05:28 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by chipX View Post
Look mid-way down the bonnet , its got a little deflector ?
Would you of thought this would be for " smoothing " the angle of the air hitting the windshield or what ?
If there are openings in the bonnet aft of the clear deflector there, then I would say it is for creating a low-pressure pocket to extract hot air from inside the engine bay.

If there are no openings that would be candidates for that, then it could be a way to keep (some of the) rain off of the windshield when driving at speed. There's something in my head that says it would not be for cleaning up the aero over the car, but I don't have any specific reasons why. Just a feeling.

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