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Old 07-17-2008, 08:26 PM   #11
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... insightful...
well it has on my truck
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Old 07-18-2008, 02:57 PM   #12
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What do you think the difference is between flush and further back?? 1mpg at most??
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Old 07-18-2008, 03:08 PM   #13
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Personally, looking at that I'd have gone with a full upper block and maybe 1/6 to a quarter width each side on the bottom. IMO it's the upper grille blocks that are more aerodynamically effective.
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its probably a little late for suggestions but I have seen where people have relocated their front plate lower (under the bumper) and used it as part of the grill block.

it gives the front of the car a cleaner look. may not be good for your application if you are already getting too warm for comfort.
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Old 07-28-2008, 07:43 PM   #15
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its probably a little late for suggestions but I have seen where people have relocated their front plate lower (under the bumper) and used it as part of the grill block.

it gives the front of the car a cleaner look. may not be good for your application if you are already getting too warm for comfort.
You know, that's kinda funny you mentioned that. I bought the car from a state that doesn't have a front plate. so I had to buy the front plate mound from Honda. So when I first got it, the plate was down there, but on this car, it doesn't quite fit right. I thought about fiddling with my own custom mount, but I just wanted to have it look correct, and not attract any law enforcement...
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Old 07-29-2008, 10:04 AM   #16
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I have been lucky I guess to live in a state that doesn't require a front plate.

I wonder how much leeway there is with where the front plate is placed. I have seen them in the windshield of the passenger side. not sure if it is legal.
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I think most laws clearly state that the plate is to be mounted to the front bumper. Enforcement tends to be pretty lax, though; mainly people only get any enforcement activity if they completely lack the plate. Still I'd rather not attract attention by having it too far from where it's expected. I'm happy with my partial lower grille block license plate...
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Old 08-03-2008, 05:54 PM   #18
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someone asked for a better daytime pic of my grille block....



I was also wondering how much my fans were commoing on. I cant hear them very well unless I have the windows down all the way, and I am going really slow. So, I did this:









The LED lights up when the fans are on...
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Nice! I was thinking of doing the same thing, and I'm glad to see that I'm not the only person who taps relays like that!
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cool can you explain more about the witing ?
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