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Old 05-04-2008, 09:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Saturn aero mods?

I am converting a 1996 Saturn SL1 to electric. I want to do some aero mods as part of the conversion.

Now the good thing is I don't think there is much need for cooling, so blocking all of the grill is ok. Also the exhaust will be gone as well so a full bellypan is possible.

This is going to be the grocery getter and for hauling the kids to school so it must still look pretty much stock. No giant chloroplast boat tails.

Here's a picture, I will post one of the front when I get a chance.

Any advice?

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I don't see the picture!

I would try to make it look as much like the EV1 as possible,
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Old 05-04-2008, 09:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Picture attached now.

I noticed when you look at the Saturn from the back, it looks a bit like an EV1, the way the sides slope to the trunk then it all gets chopped off straight down.

I was also thinking of doing racing disks for hubcaps. What other name do they go by? Half moons?
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I think moon discs, they are called sometimes. People often make them with pizza pans and such.
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The SL1 is a really good choice for an EV platform.

As for aero mods, have you seen the sticky in this forum?
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I've got some mods in the link below. Where are you located?

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