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Old 04-21-2015, 08:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Big Van Aero might be too easy...

Found these online. Searching now for a clear set. Haven't yet located any installed pics and none of the retailers are any help on that front. Still think they're gonna get ordered and installed but only if I can find clear. Definitely inspiration to make my own if I can't find them. Whatcha think?


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Headlight and park light/turn signal covers. High-impact polycarbonate. Should completely seal up what otherwise looks to be a difficult bunch of gaps in my front end.


Everything within that black rectangle around the headlight and turnsignal would be sealed off by a single sheet of clear plastic with no exposed fasteners.
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Get a section of 12" diameter acrylic tube and cut it in half and bring the outer edge to the fenderline. Half-circular eyebrows that match the hood angle.
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Get a section of 12" diameter acrylic tube and cut it in half and bring the outer edge to the fenderline. Half-circular eyebrows that match the hood angle.
would that diffuse the headlight beam?
I was thinking clear poly. no need for the angle that was put in the ones from GTO.
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Apparently I dreamt about this last night:


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... no need for the angle that was put in the ones from GTO.
GTS put the angle there so it would fit flush with the grille as the headlight sits proud of the turn signal and the OE plastic is angled between them. The angle is important for fitment if not aerodynamics.



Best shot I could find of the angle involved between headlight and turn signal but I think this shows it pretty well in spite of being out of focus. I'll try for a dedicated pic of that specifically on my lunch break.


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