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Old 07-04-2008, 02:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ready for the next step

It is time to initiate step 2, aeromods.

I think the nut behind the steering wheel has pretty much been adjusted as best as possible.

I want to make a front under tray and a front splitter out of that fancy Lowes splitter material

I am against a grill block because my diesel might need the radiator while idling in the hot fl sun or when waiting for traffic.

I already removed the passenger side mirror.

Rear wheel skirts will be interesting to make because of the fender flares the cars body has. Other than that, I need me some political signs. plus an undertray would be great to catch my oil drip!

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Old 07-04-2008, 09:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 07-04-2008, 11:03 PM   #3 (permalink)
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uhhh nothing!

plus my parents bought a GPS thing today and I made sure it displays mph.. Coast down test this weekend!!!
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I am against a grill block because my diesel might need the radiator while idling in the hot fl sun or when waiting for traffic.
Might be worth a try as long as you allow some airflow into the rad. Diesels run cooler than gassers at low load because the intake air also acts to cool the engine and diesels are unthrotled so they take in much more air at low load.
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true, but my radiator also has a transmission cooler mounted to the bottom and an oil cooler to the left.

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