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Old 02-07-2013, 11:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My Yaris grille blocks...

long story short...my coworker accidently drove thru the shop door with his truck...he used plexiglass to replace the windows...so i capitolized on the left over plexi for my Yaris...this winter has been really killing my mpg...upper 30s which is unheard of for me in this car. So i'm hoping to make it back into the lower 40s. I left the lower opening a little bigger then i would normally do, I dont plan to remove these for summer.


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Old 02-07-2013, 12:04 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Good job capitalizing on the available plexi. The grill block looks awesome, I'm not sure how tough it would be, but if you can get your hands to the backside of the grill, you could mount it behind and make it even more invisible, or some black zip ties for the bottom, but that's only if you want to be picky, it looks good,
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Nice job, any chance of some more pics from other angles? I have been pondering a lower grille block myself, especially with winter slaughtering my MPG. Now that winter is lessening, I might not get to it, but seeing someone else's might inspire me...

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Old 02-07-2013, 10:33 PM   #4 (permalink)
MPG...what?
 
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ill try to take some more this weekend. so far so good...picked up 6mpg last tank...hope it continues for this one.

i used to have an '06 xB. My opening was about 1/2 that & i ran it like that during the summer as well

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