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Old 10-25-2006, 07:11 PM   #1
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Election signs are poping up all over the place. I will wait till voteing day is over then i will take a few for myself. I was wondering if anyone else had the same idea.
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Old 10-25-2006, 07:27 PM   #2
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yup
I just hope it's as good as it's made out to be.
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Old 10-25-2006, 07:37 PM   #3
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Election signs are poping up all over the place. I will wait till voteing day is over then i will take a few for myself. I was wondering if anyone else had the same idea.


I've mentioned it a few times, but yeah it is that time of year (since this picture was taken, I've painted it black.
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Old 10-25-2006, 10:25 PM   #4
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I've been eyeing them up for a couple weeks, now, screw paying for it!
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Old 10-26-2006, 07:43 AM   #5
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There are actually a few 8'x4' signs where I live. That would be perfect for an underbelly pan.
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Scored 2 sheets of 3x2 a couple of days ago actually. The sign had blown over in a storm that we had so I figured that I would "recycle" it. Plan to do a front grill block as soon as I can loosen / break the screws holding the front bumper on. Just an excuse to buy a pair of Vise-Grips
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Old 10-26-2006, 10:34 AM   #7
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I think I'm actually going to try this this winter!
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Am I missing the point on the grille covers?

These were common on pre 1980s European spec cars, but with modern thermostats, you do not need them. It is better for you FE to run warm, yes, but do that with a proper thermostat Vs. these, or what my friends in Ohio called "West Virgina Thermostats".
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Old 10-26-2006, 09:29 PM   #9
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I think they are more for aerodynamic improvement, but they also help the car reach operating temp faster.

Oh, and I have been eyeing a few signs, too. Most of them are not coroplast, but there are a few that are. I've been trying to figure out how to haul the big ones home...
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Yes , the grill block is for aero reasons.

Not too practical in very hot summer conditions when you need a lot of cooling , but in cooler months and winter it can be used to pick up a few MPG.

But beware that if you must do heavy city driving even in winter that your temps may still rise too high with a full grill block. , so a partial block would be better suited.

Its all expermentation to see whats a good compromise for your car and your driving.
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