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I fitted some dummy vents this week they literally stick on with strong 3m tape, heat from the sun will make them adhere over time, I never used a template but I measured out same both sides, but after I had done that I then looked at dynamic etc and they seem to be further down the bonnet to where I had put them but nevermind still look nice 馃榿
 

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Your right, they look good, someone would have to be really arsy to pick up on them.-your only about an inch out I think from the angle.
Good Job Mr!
 

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Yeah thanks I knew they were out after looking at proper ones, also these look exactly like real ones but obviously not sunken into the bonnet
 

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MIne didn't look sunken either (and they were part of the car) and were fitted badly so you have done a great job.
 

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Cheers Maffy! And Whilliam I have no idea? Maybe just for aesthetics 馃し馃徎鈥嶁檪锔
 

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Think they just look pretty and make the car look rugged-I couldn't see any benefit to them
 
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There is some kind of big rubber tube thingy that goes up to them, (you can see the level of my engineering expertise here) so I think they are for some kind of air intake.
 

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Mine were factory fitted (HSE Dynamic) there was nothing at all that looked like that under my bonnet-maybe on the new ones mine was 2017!
Still think they were a gimmick add on, but happy to be proved wrong.
 

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I鈥檒l try to have another look tomorrow & maybe take a pic. I have no idea what I鈥檓 doing under the bonnet so I might well be mistaken, it鈥檚 probably the dip stick or something 馃く
 

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There'll be some technical reason for fitting them, but you'd think that all models would therefore need them.
 

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I think they are purely a styling thing. Up to 2015 they were standard on the 3 door but not fitted to the 5 door. I can't see the number of doors having any influence on bonnet vents.
 
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Wot he said 鈴
 

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There is some kind of big rubber tube thingy that goes up to them, (you can see the level of my engineering expertise here) so I think they are for some kind of air intake.
I don't have the vents and still have the black plastic tube thing.
Is this what you mean ?
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When I first picked mine up I queried this and they didn't know as it was one of the first.
It gets pretty hot as it sits on top of the engine with the bonnet closed.
The air intake is between the skins of the bonnet and this pipes directly into that.
It's thought it helps to warm the engine quicker from cold and help with economy and emissions.
A bit like the "venetian blind" that sits in front of the engine and opens and closes depending on engine temp.
 

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Mine were just holes in the bonnet with vents attached-did nothing at all.
 

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You'd think if they were needed on one model then they'd be needed on all.
 
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