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Old 01-06-2008, 05:07 PM   #39 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Kuma View Post
It definitely shows what aero can do for fuel economy, but it also doesn't have the spit and polish look of a professional engineer with a team of highly trained machinists at his beck and call.
I'm not sure what basjoos' qualifications are, but I wouldn't be surprised if he is an engineer. I'm an engineer, and a lot (well, all) of my mods are pretty rough and homebrew in appearance.

The difference is the equipment, the machinists, the professional paint facilities and painters, etc.

Given time, a whole industry will spring up around this, just as there has around the performance industry. Well, acceleration + appearance, as that was all the ricer crowd were about.
"Every body perseveres in its state of being at rest or of moving uniformly straight forward, except insofar as it is compelled to change its state by force impressed." - Isaac Newton
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