09-07-2012, 12:07 PM
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Vero Beach, FL
What I Drive: 2012 SGM Focus SEL
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Originally Posted by suss6052
Yes, the lower opening above the under tray but on top of the air dam is slightly more open, now how much of an effect on the cooling this is, I'm not entirely sure.
However I'm sure that if you had really wanted to put the standard bumper cover and grille panels on the car instead of the ST specific pieces you will have to either open the triangular grilles or dremel holes in the lower air dam to mimic the ST.
The remainder of the air induction portions of the grilles are the same just styled to look differently.
The main bulk of the air currently is coming in through the lower grille, between the area blocked occasionally by the shutter system and the lower openings in the front bumper cover/ air dam.
Right, that's exactly what I was suggesting.
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