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Old 12-13-2012, 06:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Auxilary Lighting?

Is anybody running any auxilary lighting, like rally style? I know these aren't rally cars like STi's or Evo's, and I'm not talking about giant molded hoods with light pods.

I've got a pair of PIAA lights I had on my Tahoe sitting around my garage, and looking at them has me thinking. They would fit nicely in the lower grille area, and they throw a ton of light down the road.

What do you think of these rough Paint mockups? I don't love them, but want to see what you all think. Also, how much would a pair of 6" lights effect airflow to the radiator or TMIC in either of these setups?



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If you're looking for opinions... I'll try to say this as nicely as I can... It looks rice. I wouldn't do it. But, it's all about your own opinions since it's your car.

Blockage in airflow would be small, not enough to write home about, that's why you have aux. fans.
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Surely something i would never do to my car. Doesnt look right at all. I wouldnt care how much it improves visibility, it just doesnt look good at all to me.


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Do that and also...



...that.
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We may make fun and harass you. It's cause we love you and that looks fuckin terrible.

Maybe a sketch of the piaa's beside the quad pipes. Like super reverse lighting would look amazing.
To each there own though.
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I need a super reverse light.
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At least I'm smart enough to do these dumb ideas in paint before I really waste the time doing them.
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If you turned your Speed into a legit rallye racer, it would be acceptable. Otherwise, you end up looking like the jackasses with the Erector set spoilers and the plastidipped cars hanging out at the mall.

I also don't think our cars would really do off-road rallye racing well, but someone correct me.
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If you turned your Speed into a legit rallye racer, it would be acceptable. Otherwise, you end up looking like the jackasses with the Erector set spoilers and the plastidipped cars hanging out at the mall.

I also don't think our cars would really do off-road rallye racing well, but someone correct me.
We've got an open center diff, right? Don't the STis and Evos have LSD or lockers in theirs? Same reason it's easier to drift them than ours?
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