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Old 11-29-2009, 12:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Modify or not?

A couple of areas on my car concern me with regards airflow. Tell me if you think these areas could do with being modified, or should i just leave alone?

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I can reposition the single wiper centrally which should help. I live in England, there would be no point removing it and then replacing when needed!!

Let me know what you think.
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Old 11-29-2009, 12:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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In case you haven't already done so, a grill block and Kamm back would be more beneficial.

Most likely, air will just slip right past those gaps. If the gaps were at the front of the car ( such as below the hood or headlights, they would have more effect on drag.

I'd fill them in anyways. It would seal out some of the road noise and keep you warmer.

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what is that car? I like what I am seeing so far
the indented handle is probably a factory aero idea already. beats adding surface area with the door handles sticking out...

the wiper is easy.... put in a switch to the swicthed power to the motor then you can stop it where ever you like!
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what is that car? I like what I am seeing so far
the indented handle is probably a factory aero idea already. beats adding surface area with the door handles sticking out...
It's a Fiat Uno. I beleive some of the small Peugeot's also have these type handles.

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the wiper is easy.... put in a switch to the swicthed power to the motor then you can stop it where ever you like!
Why didn't I think of that???? Nice job.... Oh so simple.....
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I recommend you check out the modification sticky's listed near the top of the forum page.
You'll be able to appraise where your car is now,and what potential mods might mean to you.
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I recommend you check out the modification sticky's listed near the top of the forum page.
You'll be able to appraise where your car is now,and what potential mods might mean to you.
Sure. Have done, just wanted some thoughts on these particular areas, and whether modifying would benefit me.
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leave 'em alone

I'd look elsewhere for mods.
You need to do the pick and shovel work before you start polishing buttons.

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