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Old 02-08-2007, 05:21 AM   #1
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my quick grill block

(Sorry, I should have probably posted this in the aerodynamic mod section.)

I needed something quick so my hands wouldn't freeze, so this is what I did. I just screwed into the bumper, it doesn't look straight, but even if it were square and straight it would look crooked because the car is tweaked . Compare to what the front looked like before (Bottom image).

Do you think the extra hanging at the bottom will help or hurt aero?
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Old 02-08-2007, 10:48 AM   #2
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Ahh the joys of owning a beater, Just screw into the bumper
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Old 02-08-2007, 11:26 AM   #3
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It makes installation so easy.
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Old 02-08-2007, 12:09 PM   #4
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Nice work. I too envy the construction approach.
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Old 02-08-2007, 12:48 PM   #5
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Do you think it would improve the aerodynamics if I trim the bottom that extends below the fog lights? Or could the extension help by directing flow under engine and chassis components that are back behind that area ?
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Old 02-08-2007, 12:57 PM   #6
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It won't hurt to leave that extra bottom bit. (It's probably academic.)

I like you you cut a notch in the edge of the top block so you wouldn't cover the Chevy badge
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I think a big clear plastic bag over the entire front end would have been a better choice to keep all the salt off the hood and engine inners. Just bag the entire front end lights and all!
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I recently made a grill block for the protege. I will post some pictures tomorrow.
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Very nice. My condolences on all the salt.
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I think a big clear plastic bag over the entire front end would have been a better choice to keep all the salt off the hood and engine inners. Just bag the entire front end lights and all!
I thought about that actually

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Very nice. My condolences on all the salt.
Thanks, I wonder how much of my car will be left in the spring .
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