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Old 12-04-2009, 09:02 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 12-05-2009, 08:40 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Time for better pictures!






It does stick out a bit on the far sides, but I think it's ok cause my wheels stick out anyways.
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Old 12-05-2009, 10:42 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Hey! You should just glass the shape, and add a kick out at the bottom for a "lip spoiler"... it would be mostly just there to keep the shape stiff, but might do something to aero, as minute of an effect as it could have.

Either way, might as well just cover the thing if you're going to keep making air dams for it. You can glass that shape and make it removable easily with clips or screws.
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You gonna put a lower pan on the air dam?
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I've never used 'glass in my life, and I don't think my Dad has either... so that's probably not an option, plus unless it's gonna make a HUGE difference I'd rather not spend any money on mods.

I plan on putting a belly pan on some areas, including under the engine compartment, so I'll probably extend it out to the air dam. Not sure yet. I need to find the time to get the car up on the hoist to get all that done easily. I'd like to put a shield under the rear bumper too, to reduce the "parachute effect"
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I can appreciate that.. the extent of money you'd need to spend with glass is resin. I'm sure you can find a fleece blanket on CL somewhere free?

If you're going to mess w/ the parachute effect, don't cut holes in your bumper. I don't approve. :P
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Yeah, me either. No holes cut in my bumper.

The way my car is designed, that really wouldn't do anything as cutting holes in the plastic would just reveal the foam core. My rear bumper cover is pretty snug on the actual bumper IIRC, the actual bumper hangs down pretty low.
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your new pictures almost look like the nascar taurus. nice work! what kind of gains have you seen?
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Haven't actually driven it more than once since I put it on, LOL.

Right now I'm having a lot of engine trouble and my MPGs aren't predictable at all. So it might be a while before I can tell if this is helping or not

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