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Old 10-20-2008, 07:49 PM   #21 (permalink)
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What I like is that promoting it gets people thinking about aero.

But I suspect the design won't help. It's a no-brainer that you'd save more by driving 65 instead of 75 and leave the license plate cover off the car. 60, even better.

To go on the front of the car I say it should be a rounded bulge just like most modern cars noses.

For the back, maybe tapering to a point but I don't think it should be concave like the photo shows. However for the back, I kinda think it might have to match the width/height of the car's rear face to really do much. Much bigger than a license plate cover.

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Old 10-20-2008, 11:01 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Well I'm not going to get my money back, $12 is worth it if I can get a shirt out of it. And like I said before, at least I can cut it up and use it as a grill block. I doubt that it's going to help at all, but I'll get an increase if I use it as a grill block, so either way.
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I like how they use some young chick to install it, it plays to the sex sells idea and it sells to those who aren't as mechanically inclined to believe that they also can do this "modification". Nice work for such a lame product!
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Is "I Love My Dog" License Plate legal?

Does it ever occur to you guys, what if these people are trying to do something that we usually do not think about?

When was the last time you purchased a auto-part product that was made in America?

Does anybody have any idea to increase the fuel efficiency of a car with changing driving behavior - even if it is only 0.0001%?

It is so easy to be negative, but did you know that Auto manufacturers simply do not care about Aerodynamics that much.
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There are 60+ ideas to increase fuel efficiency without changing driving behavior...

Sure, they're trying to do something different, that's fine, but their claims are a little too much for what their product actually does.
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Does it ever occur to you guys, what if these people are trying to do something that we usually do not think about?

When was the last time you purchased a auto-part product that was made in America?

Does anybody have any idea to increase the fuel efficiency of a car with changing driving behavior - even if it is only 0.0001%?

It is so easy to be negative, but did you know that Auto manufacturers simply do not care about Aerodynamics that much.
It's true, I don't spend too much time trying to come up with new scams.

Garbage is garbage, no matter where it's made.

If you are satisfied with a .0001% increase... air up your tires.

Automakers don't care about aero... yet they're the ones with the multi-million dollar aero research facilities. They've forgotten more about aero than most of us will ever know.
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re front lic plate

I was trying to respond to a old thread about light 87 crx hf weld wheels
and lost my pass word and had to wait and found this thread on this soon to be broken plexi cover my 91 crx hf I simply crimped top of plate 1/8" in vice at about 60 deg and roled the plate and cuped it out tword the front and butterfly ed the lower center and lower corners so as to make for less frontal area but not to exceed the 15 degrees of stall ( in flight school they said over 15 degrees of raise or drop in wing surface(look up cd on dc 3) starts seperation burbles and stall turbulance so I think that this much angle will cause a burbulation under and over the car (hurting the aero)

the milage increase will (in this case be like a sugar pill) the new owner of this soon to be cracked plastic will be thinking eco so he/she will develop a 2.5 percent beter way to drive regardles of the efecttive/uneffective product added.?/?

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