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Old 07-13-2010, 02:46 PM   #11 (permalink)
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You need a pic of the side of the car from far away, zoomed in with "glass" not a digital zoom.

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Old 07-13-2010, 03:16 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Do you have an example images that I can look at so I will know what to do from there?
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Old 07-13-2010, 05:59 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I took the schematic drawing PaleMelanesian provided and overlaid the template in the GIMP. It looks like you want to keep the spoiler, but if you can do an after/before/after test, by all means do.

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Here is my decision:

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Old 07-14-2010, 11:00 AM   #16 (permalink)
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You've decided to kill the spoiler in pursuit of mpg.

Well, that really doesn't make sense to me. You should at least do a before-and-after coastdown test so you (and we) know whether you've made the right decision.
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Old 07-14-2010, 11:05 AM   #17 (permalink)
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You've decided to kill the spoiler in pursuit of mpg.

Well, that really doesn't make sense to me. You should at least do a before-and-after coastdown test so you (and we) know whether you've made the right decision.
I will remove the spoiler and store it. Right now I am very busy during the summer and will not have time to test. As soon as I am free and have time for my hobbies, I will return back to spoiler and test it and report.
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I agree with Robert. According to his images its not hurting and might actually be helping. I wouldn't remove it.
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Old 07-14-2010, 12:19 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Keep in mind this is not the OEM spoiler for the HX. I think it's the EX (performance) piece.

That teardrop overlay looks a little off to me. I think it should be shifted forward a bit. I'm no expert, though.
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Old 07-14-2010, 04:23 PM   #20 (permalink)
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I'm finding one thing most amusing: no time to test, but time to take it off? If it's not stock, then *shrug* on keep/remove.

Tuft testing?

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