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      03-26-2010, 01:38 AM   #23
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Looks great. Is the installation just with the glue or is there some screws as well? Glue come with the parts?
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      03-26-2010, 01:43 AM   #24
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Very Cool!

Fitment does look spot on.
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They look great especially on AW... Congrats.
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      03-26-2010, 02:21 AM   #26
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more pictures please. (something that shows full front, full car etc. of more real life views please, please, please.)
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      03-26-2010, 05:44 AM   #27
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so fast! glad you hav AW.. wanted to see installed pics before i made my move
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      03-26-2010, 06:08 AM   #28
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Looks great. Is the installation just with the glue or is there some screws as well? Glue come with the parts?
You have to buy their special glue, I think it's about $12 or so. It comes with screws two go in the bottom. The rest of the edges are glued, which is nice because the CF is really thin and it sits so nice and tight to the bumper.


I'll get better pics hopefully today, those were 9:00 at night in my garage so I couldn't get any from far away. It's raining today, but if it clears up a bit I'll pull the car out and get some good shots.

It's really nice to see a part that is actual CF, not just an overlay on fiberglass like most other aftermarket stuff. These things are amazing light weight.

Installation has got to be the easiest for an aftermarket part since they fit perfectly. You just clean up your surfaces, scratch up the inside of the splitter where the glue goes, apply the glue, stick them in place, add the two screws underneath and put a piece of tape until the glue dries. About 20 minutes each side is enough time making sure to take plenty of time to clean the parts first.
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      03-26-2010, 06:14 AM   #29
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damn you already got them i havent even ordered mine yet

i think i might paint mine to match, but ill wait to see how yours look
They would look good painted as well. I thought about that as well once I saw them installed. I like how they are still pretty subtle and just make the OEM look more aggressive.
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      03-26-2010, 06:30 AM   #30
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+ 1 More pics please showing the entire front bumper
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      03-26-2010, 07:11 AM   #31
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      03-26-2010, 07:26 AM   #32
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It looks much better on AW. OEM parts fit just perfectly. I just would not put them as I would then need a difusor, but there isn't any OEM. Would also want OEM CF intake/air-box.
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      03-26-2010, 07:29 AM   #33
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They do give me the ability to lower the car a bit more

Possibly switch the Eibachs for a set of good coilovers haha... but not too low as I don't care for the slammed look or the drivability issues.
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      03-26-2010, 08:47 AM   #34
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Looking good
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      03-26-2010, 09:30 AM   #35
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+1 from further away please

OEM goodness
+2 Full front, angle, side, the whole 9 yards..
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      03-26-2010, 11:34 AM   #36
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Wow, those really do look great!!! I had these on my old E46 coupe w/ Mtech II bumper....really changes the look of the vehicle IMO.
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      03-26-2010, 11:43 AM   #37
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Lets see a far away pic!
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      03-26-2010, 12:09 PM   #38
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I can't decide if I might want to paint them AW.... I need a good sunny day to decide. From far away it almost looks like a dark spot/hole in the front bumper. But soon as you get close, or from the side it looks really good in CF.... I'm undecided at this point.

Don't mind the touchup spots on my bumper, it needs some tlc after some highway miles..... haha.... still need to get the damn tape off the underneath from my old lip.. I guess that's tomorrows project
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      03-26-2010, 12:22 PM   #39
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Nice - that looks really good - I would hold off on the paint and leave as is for at least a few weeks and see what you think. Personally I like how it stands out. Looks aggressive. I am sure painted would look good, just more subtle.
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Nice - that looks really good - I would hold off on the paint and leave as is for at least a few weeks and see what you think. Personally I like how it stands out. Looks aggressive. I am sure painted would look good, just more subtle.
Agreed... I'm not going to jump ahead and paint... From most angles I like them as they are. It's just from a distance on a cloudy day straight on they blend into the black plastic of the air ducts and look like a shadow or something.


I love how all the contours line up perfectly with the bumper

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Nice - that looks really good - I would hold off on the paint and leave as is for at least a few weeks and see what you think. Personally I like how it stands out. Looks aggressive. I am sure painted would look good, just more subtle.
Agreed... I'm not going to jump ahead and paint... From most angles I like them as they are. It's just from a distance on a cloudy day straight on they blend into the black plastic of the air ducts and look like a shadow or something.


I love how all the contours line up perfectly with the bumper
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Agreed... I'm not going to jump ahead and paint... From most angles I like them as they are. It's just from a distance on a cloudy day straight on they blend into the black plastic of the air ducts and look like a shadow or something.


I love how all the contours line up perfectly with the bumper
That's why I plan to paint the bottom half like this!

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i like it... think mayb paintin it would be nice as well...
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      03-26-2010, 04:49 PM   #44
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thanks for pictures!
me wants one so bad now.
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