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Old 02-09-2007, 07:28 AM   #11
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Thanks, I wonder how much of my car will be left in the spring .
Well on the bright side, your car will keep getting lighter.
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I have heard that for most cars, aerodynamics will be improved by sending the air above the vehicle. Still, I bet that leaving the strip on is smoother than stock. while you are at it, go out there with a warm wet rag, wipe off the front and dry it before it freezes, and put some clear packing tape over all of the seams. I did this on my camry and it runs warmer, and seems to coast longer. also keeps the salt out.
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Old 02-09-2007, 12:55 PM   #13
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put some clear packing tape over all of the seams.
Good idea, since my gaps are huge in places. I've thought about doing that for a while, but couldn't think of the best tape for the job. Packing tape would be great , it's clear, wide, agressive, yet hopefully still removeable.

I'm afraid to do anything with water outside until the temps get warmer than they've been (usually near or below zero F in the evenings). Maybe this weekend when we could hit 20F.
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I made this out of some election signs and zip ties.
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I made my grille block today! I used this black rubber mat stuff my uncle used to line his pond. Since my '97 Civic HX is also a beater I just screwed the mat over the lower scoop with silicone at the seams. It looks pretty good because my ca is in flat black primer. I would post pics but I don't have a camera.
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beaters can make life easier! I never worry about somebody hitting it with their door in a parking lot (thier loss), don't bother washing it too much if ever. Aero modding can be simpler too.
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