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Old 08-07-2008, 11:46 PM   #1
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Default I'm thinking abotu cutting my front bumper like this





I want to cut it right below the hood, and mold it in with fiberglass. Thoughts?

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How 'bout you stop thinking, and do something, anything?
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Old 08-08-2008, 12:03 AM   #4
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Someone buy me that bumper for my 240 project.
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I'm flying home on 8/31, and taking September off to build my car, ball outta control, and go to the track by 9/19.
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Without counting, I bet you've started a hundred threads worrying about something breaking. All the while, you are not turbo. Furthermore half of those threads are you whining about how it's hot in texas and around here everything overheats so what do you think about this (insert topic of thread) to keep me from overheating. This is just another one of those threads.
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Run without a bumper.
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Too much hustler hate.

I like the look, unsure of the functionality.
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I think it's more work that it's worth. You'll have to reconfigure the upper bracing and mount point for the bumper skin, which you could just cut the hole lower and not have to deal with it. And the lower part of the hole will need good support if you track the car, because it's going have some heavy load on it at 100+mph... if you go that fast.
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+1 In pics it looks like the bumper on Savington's car has warped around his cutout due to wind.
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+1 In pics it looks like the bumper on Savington's car has warped around his cutout due to wind.
i might do something similar, but mold it. I can't handle the hack-job look.
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Then get one of the brightning vents to install.
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Or cut it and door trim it like mine... that at least makes the hack job look cleaner.
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cutting the bumper like that will make a ncie place for the air to go over the radiator.

HOW ABOUT GET CAR BUILT AND MEASURE TEMPS FIRST?
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I'm flying home on 8/31, and taking September off to build my car, ball outta control, and go to the track by 9/19.


No you're not.
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Old 08-08-2008, 11:40 AM   #18
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Or cut it and door trim it like mine... that at least makes the hack job look cleaner.
Isn't that thing like $400? I want it sooooooo bad. Where can Americans buy those?
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Isn't that thing like $400? I want it sooooooo bad. Where can Americans buy those?
yes more info on the carbon parts on that car please
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clubroadster.net and look around. I found it with a few searches.
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