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Old 02-26-2013, 09:48 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Blue Angel View Post
the Eco's active grille shutters stay closed in cold weather blocking the lower opening.
Interesting. I'm sure I had read somewhere in the early days of news about your car that below freezing they always stayed open to prevent a situation where they might ice up and then will not open. Obviously they changed their approach.

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driving into a snowbank can accomplish this rather effectively and at minimal cost.
Been there, done that, left a perfect impression of the front of the car behind!
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