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Old 05-21-2013, 09:53 AM
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Hi. In the picture there is a white bar on the black mesh part of the lower bumper. It must serve some purpose but I can't find any info.

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Old 05-24-2013, 02:47 AM
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I too am curious as to what merit it has.


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Old 05-24-2013, 10:39 AM
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I guess cause it looks cool?

But serious it's probably just to break up the all black lower grill.
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Old 05-24-2013, 10:44 AM
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makes the car look cheaper, so ppl will be more inclined to get the next level up.
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One would think it's for aerodynamic purposes. Confirm/Deny? CAL?
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Old 05-24-2013, 12:09 PM
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makes the car look cheaper, so ppl will be more inclined to get the next level up.
Hey now, Ferraris have them and they actually do provide downforce at high speeds. This obviously must make our cars like Ferraris.


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Old 05-24-2013, 12:11 PM
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It does not cheapen the look of the car. Asshat.


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