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Old 07-15-2009, 03:33 PM   #1
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So how bad is this bumper anyway?



Wider to help cover the front of the tires, extra air inlet for the oil cooler and $150 from the knockoff artist chaser aero.

Completely ghey? POS? Holy smokes why did he bother posting that? Get your ricey *** back to CR? or hey, that's not so bad!

Seems with the concern of late regarding aero improvements and the popularity of additional ventilation this could be something to consider. It's the Anhelo style from Work, knocked off by chaser. Of course I'd much rather see this GV one but it's not easily available.
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Link to where it can be purchased?
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I like it. Group buy?
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Although the mouth looks a bit on the small side for IC airflow.
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I've been waiting for him to sell it for like 6 months.
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I think the bumper itself looks ok. The only question would be how the fitment on the knockoff from Chaser is.
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Link to where it can be purchased?

http://www.aerokits.net/cart/index.p...x&cPath=75_194
Looks good Casey. I'd be a little embaressed to run it o. The street due to any ricer comments, but then again I don't have that problem.
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Lev,

I don't know if they have it in stock but it's on the site.

It's called the M bumper by Chaser. They don't have a pic on the site. The pic they sent was the one I posted from moesrealm.

M Front Bumper [MD016FB] - $149.00 : Chaser Aerodynamics, LLC

I just wish to hell they'd knock off that GV one. It looks kinda like the the function would be something like the ISC dam but in a complete and better looking skin.


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Rice comments don't bother me. I'm also gonna buy this wing and lambo doors!

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Last I heard they didn't have a mold for the bumper and unless there was a lot of interest they wouldn't make it.
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I'll reply to their email and ask.
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Meh, I still think the Bomex is hawtness for the NA... though this one isn't too shabby.
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cut a hole in the middle yourself and add canards to help with aero around wheels


either way... are you really planning on tracking your car professionally? if not then i wouldnt bother with aero THAT much
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either way... are you really planning on tracking your car professionally? if not then i wouldnt bother with aero THAT much
No I'm not a professional driver.

By your logic I shouldn't have installed Tein RA shocks, the turbo kit, big brakes, the coolant reroute or bought 2nd set of wheels and r-comp tires either. Apparently now we should all stop trying to improve our cars performance. Nope. I guess it's dumb of everyone not paid to do it, to waste the time, money and enjoyment of working on and upgrading our cars.


Why are wasting your time posting truly stupid statements when you have more parts waiting to be installed, pulled off and resold. What are you, my wife? Didn't you just order a splitter?


Knee jerk over reaction? maybe...

Bet you have parts on your PC that weren't entirely needed either.
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I like the one on the "Work" car, reminds me of a Porsche nose somehow. Clean look. I do not like the one below it though it probably generates a lot more downforce.
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i would totally rock either of those bumpers, EXCEPT for the fact that they would look silly without the rest of the body kit.

........and i'd smack myself if i put a body kit on my car.
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Body kit FTL in my book too. I just can't bring myself to put on the ISC dam though. I'd rather do a cleaner looking install since my car is DD as well as track use. Our cars are bricks aerodynamically. A significant improvement to aero will make me more competetive with those damn lotus guys and their near purpose built cars. I've already go the diffuser and underbody smoothing taken care of. Have an APR wing with on a junk yard trunk to swap out on track days. I just haven't figured out the front end yet. Big splitter and Isc dam just isn't that practical on a car that still spends 97% of its time on the street.
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honestly, do you think you will really benefit from that extra quarter of a second faster lap times versus spending $$$ on your car? add more boost and improve your driving technique instead and see much better gains for $

dont get me wrong, im not against making your car better - its your money and you should be free to choose on how to spend it but in my opinion there is no real reason to go excessive with aero improvements beyond adding functional spoiler, front splitter, and perhaps a diffuser. again... most of us here do everything on budget and we find our ways to "do it ourselves" instead of buying something pre-made for a premium and would rather improve our skills for free versus spending $ on making car faster. am i not right?

so real question is - how much money do you need to spend on upgrading your car to realize that its not the car that is slow but instead - its all about driver.

here is a real-life example: i know quiet a few professional race car drivers and if i would go on track against any of them on SAME CAR - guess who will win.
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Body kit FTL in my book too. I just can't bring myself to put on the ISC dam though. I'd rather do a cleaner looking install since my car is DD as well as track use. Our cars are bricks aerodynamically. A significant improvement to aero will make me more competetive with those damn lotus guys and their near purpose built cars. I've already go the diffuser and underbody smoothing taken care of. Have an APR wing with on a junk yard trunk to swap out on track days. I just haven't figured out the front end yet. Big splitter and Isc dam just isn't that practical on a car that still spends 97% of its time on the street.
Come on now, that spare trunk lid is much better than junkyard quality.
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Personally I would be interested in the top bumper for improved cooling and an easy place to connect brake ducting, not so much for making the car handle better via downforce.
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