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Old 01-26-14, 11:22 PM   #1
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Default RC rear bumper cover vents - functional or decorative?6

The RC has these vents or what appear to be vents (towards the outer ends of the rear bumper cover) complete with strakes or ribs a la testarossa. Are they functional or just eye candy?
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Old 01-27-14, 06:22 AM   #2
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The vents on the side of the Testarossa were technically functional, moving air into the radiators, but almost nobody knew or cared, as they created a spectacular styling statement. Same thing here, but a bit less spectacular. At this point, I don't know if they serve any purpose; they look great, which I think is their purpose. It worked for me, as I ordered one recently and will sell my SC430.
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Old 03-02-14, 05:44 PM   #3
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"Eye candy."
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Old 03-02-14, 09:54 PM   #4
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it doesnt even look like a vent... RC-F has vents, this is just styling.
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From the close ups, they don't appear to be functional. From further away, they look great.
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Old 03-20-14, 12:07 AM   #6
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I dont like it at all, the RC-F dont have those vents and it looks perfect.
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Old 03-20-14, 07:01 PM   #7
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Personally, I don't like them but it wouldn't keep me from getting the car. I would probably have them painted body color.
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Old 03-20-14, 08:28 PM   #8
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Everything I was hoping for... some rear cosmetic vents are not registering on my opinion meter.
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Old 03-25-14, 09:55 AM   #9
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Non Functional..

The RC will also have the same issue the MY14 IS sedan has... The Fenders Taper INWARD towards the tire..

Which makes aftermarket agreesive tire fitments a PITA..

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Don;t like them, but its not a deal breaker for me either.
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Old 04-27-14, 03:32 PM   #11
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I like them ... they add a nice bit of flair to the rear
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Old 05-18-14, 01:42 PM   #12
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Those vents are the one thing I don't like on the RC.

Reminds me of those "other vents" I hate...
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Old 05-18-14, 03:06 PM   #13
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Those vents are the one thing I don't like on the RC.

Reminds me of those "other vents" I hate...
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HAHA. I agree.
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