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Old 01-28-2016, 10:43 PM   #92 (permalink)
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My fast, cheap & easy version

I live in Canada, it's winter now and I don't want to spend too much time outside.
Here's my fast, cheap & easy version.
Used pipe insulation at Home Depot, only $3 for a 6ft (2m) tube.
Cut the tube in two 3 ft pieces and nudged them in between the horizontal grille bars and pushed both ends through the last left & right openings. The foam tube ends extend maybe 6" inside the bumper but do not touch the radiator. Didn't use any glue, tape or zip-ties. Almost a week later they are still in place.

Here's a front shot:

And a close-up:

There's a small area below the license plate where the foam allows some air, so approximately 90-95% of the lower grille opening is blocked.

When spring/summer come, I will probably try another grille block.
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