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Old 05-12-2008, 10:05 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
I would not block the entire grille. While your max temp may have remained constant, the cooling fan may also be coming on more to keep the temp stable.

The fan is a relatively high amp accessory, and the added load could negate (possibly worsen) your fuel economy compared to the aero gains of the grille block.

That said, welcome to the site.
is there any way to detect the fan kicking on? I didn't hear it come on even after I rolled down my windows from getting off the freeway, and when its on I usually hear it cause its really loud...
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