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Old 09-23-2010, 08:03 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Which is kinda along my train of thought. Block the grill off completely, leave an opening under the bumper for the air draw as needed by the radiator fan, and enjoy the MPG savings, intead of worrying about controlling the variable air flow from the front of the car.

The Honda CRX Del Sol had a very small grille opening under the bumper. What if it had no grille opening and just pulled in air as needed with the rad fan?

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Originally Posted by jamesqf View Post
I think you missed the point I was trying to make, which is that it's not rational to do either speed or fuel economy mods for economic reasons. You do it as a form of recreation, for the fun and for the challenge.
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