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Old 03-18-2012, 08:42 PM   #17 (permalink)
Sven7
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Originally Posted by mikehallbackhoe View Post
that is more like it . rather than the grill block being straight up and down, it flows with the rest of the car
That isn't a grille block, though- it's an entirely custom front bumper.

In reality it was much simpler to duct tape some aluminum flashing against the grille openings. I know this won't work for everyone, but for example.

before
after

Aerodynamically speaking, the energy would have been better spent on a partial boattail.

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Might want to blur the license plate, though.
All the pictures of all my cars show the license plate, so it would be a little late to start now
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