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Old 07-11-2012, 11:12 AM   #21 (permalink)
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I like this idea. I was thinking of black plastic behind the grille which is more involved.

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Old 04-30-2013, 10:48 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Old 05-01-2013, 07:59 AM   #23 (permalink)
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wow somehow I missed this... That looks great mcrews!
Maybe with your permission i can do something similar with the clear plastic for subtle-ness. Great idea.
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Old 05-01-2013, 09:33 AM   #24 (permalink)
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wow somehow I missed this... That looks great mcrews!
Maybe with your permission i can do something similar with the clear plastic for subtle-ness. Great idea.
absolutely!

(i wont have the patent approval back for at least another month......!!! )
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ECO MODS PERFORMED:
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Second: Grille Block
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...e-10912-2.html

Third: Full underbelly pan
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...q45-11402.html

Fourth: rear skirts and 30.4mpg on trip!
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post247938
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Old 02-12-2014, 10:28 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Finally got around to checking this out. I love the way you can't really see the clear grille block. Already have a few ideas of where to try this(both grilles and then the optional fog light location). Any ideas where to get the material?
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Old 02-13-2014, 12:40 AM   #26 (permalink)
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Drove 166 miles round trip today. Sacramento to Novato CA.
Mainly freeway. outside temp 68. return leg was 4-6pm so there was some traffic.
Went 61 mph on cruise control on the hwy portion. Drove conservatively on the streets. Had an associate in the car.
Results: avg speed (from gps) 53.9 mph
Mpg: 27.2
The grille block works
I have never gotten 27 on a combined trip. And the only time I had gotten 27 before was 100% pure flat crusie control limited distance (25 miles)
the block does so many things, when respected. nice to see you took over aero advantages on the highway, any rise in temps?
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Old 02-13-2014, 05:21 AM   #27 (permalink)
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Yours is a little more unobtrusive than mine, lol!
My Festiva, which resembles like a kindergartner's crayon drawing of a car, isn't shaped aerodynamically enough to just block the grill, I needed to push the air high and low over that protruding bumper, so I went with the radical full upper & lower grill block. Netted me 2 MPG better tank between the grill block and removing the non-functioning a/c.
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Old 02-14-2014, 08:27 PM   #28 (permalink)
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That's looks really good this is the kind of block I want to put on my car. Sleepers are the best
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Old 02-15-2014, 06:22 AM   #29 (permalink)
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the block does so many things, when respected. nice to see you took over aero advantages on the highway, any rise in temps?
I am not sure the sequence of events but I also installed two electric fans 9 & 7 inch to help with cooling
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ECO MODS PERFORMED:
First: ScangaugeII
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...eii-23306.html

Second: Grille Block
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...e-10912-2.html

Third: Full underbelly pan
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...q45-11402.html

Fourth: rear skirts and 30.4mpg on trip!
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post247938
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Old 02-27-2014, 04:27 PM   #30 (permalink)
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MetroMPG: "Get the MPG gauge - it turns driving into a fuel & money saving game."

ECO MODS PERFORMED:
First: ScangaugeII
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...eii-23306.html

Second: Grille Block
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...e-10912-2.html

Third: Full underbelly pan
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...q45-11402.html

Fourth: rear skirts and 30.4mpg on trip!
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post247938
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