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View Poll Results: Vote! March modification of the month
jimepting's rear belly pan 2 3.57%
Basjoos' Aerocivic (with cabin exhaust ducts) 10 17.86%
Coyote X's Geo Metro plug-in parallel hybrid EV 16 28.57%
Wonderboy's 98 Civic Upper Grill Block 2 3.57%
Ben Nelson's Cheap-o Smooth Wheel Covers 3 5.36%
CarloSW2's pressure activated grille block 11 19.64%
holypaulie's video of his Civic aeromods 12 21.43%
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Old 04-07-2009, 03:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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VOTE! March modification of the month

Yeah, we let this one slip a little bit. Oh well, only a week late.

Vote for your favorite modification from March!

Here are the contenders:


Don't see a project that you think should be in the list? Is yours missing? Well, tough luck! You need to nominate it to have it included. Feel free to suggest projects for next month.

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Old 04-07-2009, 03:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I think we should also vote on: CarloSW2's pressure activated grille block (http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...lock-7603.html) and holypaulie's video of his Civic's aeromods (http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...mods-7702.html)
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Old 04-07-2009, 11:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Another month of difficult choices... ! Congratulations to everyone for their hard work!!
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I liked holypaulie's mods best since they attack many drag-producing areas but leave the car looking near stock. The best aero job is the aerocivic, but it is a little extreme.

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Old 04-09-2009, 12:22 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Agreed, Kevin. But for my decision, extreme is why I like the Aerocivic (and Aptera for that matter).

Here I thought for once I had voted for a sure fire winner, but it appears I've got the anti-Midas' touch when it comes to these contests.
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I want to vote for Wonderboy's grill block - I nominated it, and he copied my design. It's a small thing, though, compared to some of these others.

I want to vote for Aerocivic - it's such a great overall vehicle. The change this time is minor, though. A year ago it would have been the hands-down winner.

I voted for Paulie's video. Great mods to a nearly stock-looking car.
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Old 04-09-2009, 12:53 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I think we should also vote on: CarloSW2's pressure activated grille block (http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...lock-7603.html) and holypaulie's video of his Civic's aeromods (http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...mods-7702.html)
Those two are my favorites. I voted for holypaulie because everything looks so good. But the spring grill block is an awesome idea!
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I want to vote for Aerocivic - it's such a great overall vehicle. The change this time is minor, though. A year ago it would have been the hands-down winner.
I didn't vote for the mod as much as the overall vehicle.

I guess I should stop stumping for the Aerocivic - I'm dooming it to failure here.
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Old 04-09-2009, 03:48 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Hello -

I voted for Ben Nelson's Cheap-o Smooth Wheel Covers because it makes me want steelies.

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Old 04-13-2009, 10:41 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Congrats to Rick (Coyote X), whose plug-in Metro hybrid project took the win!

And it's on AutoblogGreen today, too: Geo Metro hybrid? It's already on the road [VIDEO]

MetroMPG's vote-o-matic KISS OF DEATH (TM) sinks another one! (Sorry, basjoos.)

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