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Old 02-12-2010, 03:23 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I didn't do any "teardrop curve" drawing/calculations, but I could imagine mounting it in a lowered position :



Some states have laws against extending things beyond your rear bumper, so this may not be kosher.

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Old 02-13-2010, 03:38 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Pffft! Laws!

I'm guessing there are laws about shutting off your engine while in motion too.

Here I always thought those whale tails where nothing but silly. I'm almost shocked.
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Pffft! Laws!

I'm guessing there are laws about shutting off your engine while in motion too.

Here I always thought those whale tails where nothing but silly. I'm almost shocked.
California can make a law about anything when it comes to driving

and ya i know what you mean, i thought they were ridiculous too

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