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      08-02-2012, 02:18 PM   #1
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Reflectors - Carbon Fiber or Space Gray?

I'm contemplating replacing my orange reflectors for my 2011 ZCP Coupe. I've seen pictures of the mounted space gray versions, but have not seen any for the carbon fiber.

What do people think (I already have the carbon fiber rear spoiler, but not the splitters/mirror caps)?

Thanks in advance!
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      08-02-2012, 02:20 PM   #2
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I'm contemplating replacing my orange reflectors for my 2011 ZCP Coupe. I've seen pictures of the mounted space gray versions, but have not seen any for the carbon fiber.

What do people think (I already have the carbon fiber rear spoiler, but not the splitters/mirror caps)?

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think the point of that mod is to keep it clean, so would stay away from a different color that breaks up the color. i love my jerez reflectors. and lack of front liscense plate. it looks like it should

did the same on my f10 too. it's a no brainer
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      08-02-2012, 02:24 PM   #3
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think the point of that mod is to keep it clean, so would stay away from a different color that breaks up the color.
+1

Body color or go clear lens
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      08-02-2012, 02:24 PM   #4
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I agree. Color match is better. I don't think I've seen anyone make a real carbon reflector replacement.
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Color matched reflectors look like zits on the bumper.
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Color matched reflectors look like zits on the bumper.
Yes, but the orange reflectors look like inflamed and infected zits. Unless you have a fire orange car.
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Color matched reflectors look like zits on the bumper.
I'd love to hear a better solution.
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      08-02-2012, 03:29 PM   #9
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I'd love to hear a better solution.
If one has the $$$, a Euro bumper. I have no $$$
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If one has the $$$, a Euro bumper. I have no $$$
Yeah but not really an option compared to a $40 set of painted reflectors.
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Yeah but not really an option compared to a $40 set of painted reflectors.
Agreed!

Option A: Euro bumber.

Option B: Paint matched reflectors.
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Which brand makes a decent clear reflectors? I think I like those better in the MW than color matching ones.
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If you wanted to be a purist, CF should be used where it saves weight. I would think that between the OEM reflectors (painted or not) and CF, there is probably little savings.

Another option is to fill the holes on the US bumper.
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Body color or go clear lens
more like body color or keep it stock please
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Painted reflectors for a clean look, the front end will flow better...especially if you don't have a hideous front plate. Use the other OEM CF pieces to tie in with the CF roof.

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more like body color or keep it stock please
Whatever blows your hair back...

Body color looks funny because it reveals the lines and it looks out of place, but still better than the orange lens. Clear is the way to go. Functional still and doesn't look like you tried covering something up.
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