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Old 07-25-2019, 12:29 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by California98Civic View Post
It is rounded in a couple different ways, but there is more that can be done at that trailing edge, and I'm thinking about it. But this is the shape that I tested at El Mirage last weekend and it seemed to work really well. So I don't want to diverge too far from what seemed to work out on the dry lake bed.

I'm a little concerned about attracting police attention too. It's less conspicuous than it looks in such a close up photo. But none the less today I took some remnant paint out of the garage and painted the cardboard black. So here's what it looks like now.

Be afraid of the Chippies. Anyone who looks like a ricer, or a muscle car guy, is always a suspect. Doubly so with that dumbass new noise law, which many OE cars will violate, officers are in pursuit of revenue for my beloved, gorgeous, perpetually cash-strapped state, and equally the local LEOs for their gorgeous, cash-strapped cities and counties.

It’s the main reason I don’t ecomod. LEOs are there to make traffic stops. It’s harassment which they use as leverage to make probable cause searches for drugs or whatever. So I’d rather fly under the radar, and an old Civic like ours does just that.

'97 Honda Civic DX Coupe 5MT
'00 Echo - dead 2/17
'14 Chrysler Town + Country - the better half's car
'67 Mustang Convertible - gone 1/17

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