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Old 09-05-2008, 03:56 PM   #1
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My old bumper is in bad shape with front license plate dents, a crack in the lower lip, etc..... AND I need more airflow for oil cooler/IC/rad so looking for a new front bumper. I do not wish to cut up the stocker a la Savington, Splittime, and others so looking for a functional front bumper that doesn't look too over the top.

I like the Wings West one, BUT it is only a half bumper so not a viable choice. Racing Beat type 2 is nice as well, but very common and side vents are on the smaller side for an oil cooler.

I've been looking at this one which looks very functional in terms of airflow, but I keep feeling like it'll be just a bit too much. Any other suggestions (and no JDM crap that takes 5 months to get please)?

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IMO you've only got two options,

RS Aizawa



Or racing beat - you should know what that looks like.
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I love the RS Aizawa!
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I've got a friend in the Marines going to Japan in January and he'll be sending me back a big ole box of RS Aizawa goodies including both headlight covers and the bumper pictured above!!
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Thanks for the suggestion, but I looked into it and:

#1 It's $750-800 + shipping Which means more like $1k after shipping/paint. A little more than I'd really want to put into just a bumper.

#2 It's a 2-3 month wait after ordering.
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The bomex you have pictures is going to be your best bet. Eventhough the main opening is the same as stock and as the RB, it has the splitter-like area the protrudes out in front of the opening to help scoop up more air. Also, the Bomex should cost you less than $400 shipped (mine was like $320 shipped)...and the fitment is great right out of the box.
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