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Fender Vents

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by BlackRig, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. Oct 24, 2009 at 11:53 AM
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    BlackRig

    BlackRig [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Can someone please explain what the deal is with fake stick-on vents? I swear every other car on the road has them.

    I think they're the most ridiculous thing since spinning hubcaps. Am I missing something?
     
  2. Oct 24, 2009 at 11:54 AM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Nope. That covers it. Thread closed. lol :p
     
  3. Oct 24, 2009 at 11:58 AM
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    WNYTACOMA

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    If you are older, thing the 'Bedazzler' from Ronco.

    Makes a dull and boring old sweather or pair of jeans 'instantly' special!
     
  4. Oct 24, 2009 at 12:05 PM
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    08WhiteTRD

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    I don't understand it either. Some people just don't have any style. I saw a Titan the other day that had probably every trim piece you can buy in chrome and had chrome fender vents. It was the most god awful truck I have ever seen. I will try and find it and get pictures of it.
     
  5. Oct 24, 2009 at 12:05 PM
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    copernicus

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    They're called speed holes.
     
  6. Oct 24, 2009 at 12:20 PM
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    BlackRig

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    Haha. You wouldn't just be upset that I was goofing on your vents would you?
     
  7. Oct 24, 2009 at 12:22 PM
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    Railtech

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    They only look good on something Harley Earl designed and was equipped from the factory.

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Oct 24, 2009 at 12:34 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Nope. I would never add those. You might as well smear caca on your truck.
     
  9. Oct 24, 2009 at 12:36 PM
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    OffroadToy

    OffroadToy This ain't Dodge City, and you ain't Bill Hickok

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    I never could understand the purpose of fake vents (excluding the Sport Model hoods of coarse) :crapstorm:
     
  10. Oct 24, 2009 at 1:20 PM
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    haha exactly!
     
  11. Oct 24, 2009 at 1:47 PM
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    SoCal Tom

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    I think the current Pep Boys craze can be traced to the Buick Lucerne from 2006 and the Cadillac Escalade in 2007. Most of the vents I see look similar to these.
     
  12. Oct 24, 2009 at 8:44 PM
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    sooner07

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    I just saw the next great evolution of the stick on vents... stick on vent stickers!!! That's right, the actual stick on vent was not enough awesomeness, they needed a more fake stick on alternative to the aerodynamicly inefficient weakness of a true stick on vent.

    God I wish I had a picture of the truck that had them. Pretty sure they had flames in the vent sticker.
     
  13. Oct 24, 2009 at 8:48 PM
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    gupster88

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    uh those vents give you 20 more hp instantl :)
     
  14. Oct 24, 2009 at 11:07 PM
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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    i thought it was 15HP and 5 handling points :p
     
  15. Oct 24, 2009 at 11:11 PM
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    you may be right, i'd have to do a dyno on it again to see :D
     
  16. Oct 24, 2009 at 11:13 PM
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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    haha yeah...but i don't really care for them even if they are REAL...like on the escalades...i think its a little much....
     
  17. Oct 25, 2009 at 12:09 AM
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    i put 12 on the driverside door and 10 in different spots on my hood and fenders. looks soooo bad ass. yall don't know what your missing.
     
  18. Oct 25, 2009 at 12:49 AM
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    wow! do you know how much HP you got in that thing now? i mean you gotta be able to keep up with an evo or wrx now eh? :p
     
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