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Old 04-09-2014, 01:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Thumbs up Spotted: fully streamlined/aeromodded ~2005 Honda Civic sedan (Austin, TX)

Jakins just posted this excellent find...



Looks like a ~2005 Civic with the Full Meal Deal aeromod package:

  • smoothed front bumper with reduced cooling inlet area
  • upper grille block (removable?)
  • deeper than stock air dam
  • front/rear smooth wheel covers
  • wipers covered
  • exterior mirror delete
  • rocker/side skirts
  • rear wheel skirts
  • rear wheel boat-tailing
  • Kammback
Very Mad Max, too!

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Old 04-09-2014, 06:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 04-09-2014, 08:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Kammback, also more effective than those silly sun shade foils.
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Old 04-10-2014, 08:27 AM   #4 (permalink)
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This picture confuses me. A fully aeromodded Civic is parked facing the curb?

You know you're a hypermiler when...
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Old 04-10-2014, 09:18 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Parking -- he probably just concluded a .5 kilometer engine-off coast into the parking spot. He'll push it backwards out of the parking spot before he starts the engine.
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Old 04-10-2014, 09:37 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Sure looks like he studied the Ecomodder play book. Are there any more photos?
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Oh man, haven't seen this one. Where was that picture taken? <EDIT> East austin. That would explain it. I really hope that modder chimes in with some numbers!
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Haha....this would be my car. Name's A.J. And yes I EOC from the gate to the parking spot.
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Old 04-10-2014, 10:18 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Hi A.J!

Hilarious - you were right under our noses all this time!

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