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The front fender air extractor has black slats; can someone make them disappear? I am thinking about removing them...
 

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...knock out all the gillwork in favor of mesh and that would be one sleek machine...
 

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Yes, that is my thinking...but it's a slippery slope when an Elise owner starts to
de-gill++++
 

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hmm.. am i the only one that thinks those slats look cool as they are?
 

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well, here is a quick photoshop without the slats.

still think it looks better with.
 

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Yes, that is my thinking...but it's a slippery slope when an Elise owner starts to de-gill++++
still think it looks better with.
Thanks,I think you're right
...i disagree - i think you have the seed of something very special there...

...a de-gilled elise only works if it's absolutely complete, though - it's an entirely different aesthetic which clashes in partial execution...the greatest stumbling blocks for most which i've seen are the rear deck and rear clam filigree, both of which require a bit of innovation to handle elegantly: take a look at this car for an example of one done right...
 

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looks better with the "slats."
 

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...i disagree - i think you have the seed of something very special there...

...a de-gilled elise only works if it's absolutely complete, though - it's an entirely different aesthetic which clashes in partial execution...the greatest stumbling blocks for most which i've seen are the rear deck and rear clam filigree, both of which require a bit of innovation to handle elegantly: take a look at this car for an example of one done right...
ah.. that's Robet's car. (sleeperfocus)

his Elise is super bad-a$$. I had the privilege of parking next to him at last year's Motor4toys event.

here's a pic.

I guess ..M.. has a good point, if you're gonna go without slats. You gotta go completely slatless.
 

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I suck at photoshop...tried it again last night.

I am looking for a front fender slatless and a rear fender slatless now....any takers?
 

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ok.. no slats, and STi slats with no slats

(slats, slats, slats... saying it reminds me of that old monty python "spam, spam, and more spam" sketch)
 

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