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Old 02-04-2009, 05:14 PM   #41
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Any advice on wing? If you were in my shoes, what would you do? Is the little ducktail spoiler enough or should I go for full on bookshelf wing? I want the car to be safe, but I am semi-afraid of attracting attention from ricers and cops.
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Old 02-04-2009, 05:21 PM   #42
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We were one of the first ones and didn't use any of the brackets- just the bolts. It last through a sprint practice, qualifying, race and then enduro practice, qualifying and 1/3 the race. I think it would still be fine w/o the off.

What are you doing with car? tracking it? If so, then get another deck lid and mount a wing to that, then just swap it in for the event. Lots of discussion on wings in that other thread. I can say that even the OE deck lid lip spoiler makes down force compared to none, but the ricer wing I put on added much more. Of course cheap wings in general create more drag, but with boost you'll be less worried. And the more down force you have, the quicker you go through the turns.
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Old 02-04-2009, 05:34 PM   #43
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Alrighty, trunklid swap it must be then.
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Old 02-04-2009, 06:32 PM   #44
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Also, when seen in person, is the ISC air dam really as hideous as it looks in pictures? I just don't want to become a cop magnet from the uglyness.
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I'd say it ranks up there with a wing when driven on the street. But if you're tracking the car you can back up your "rice". Seriously? I think it looks badass:



A good shot above showing it at the max forward point- even with the bumper above. Imagine it with a splitter. If it really did bother you, you could always do a nose swap before the track event too.
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Old 02-04-2009, 10:04 PM   #46
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looks like a fake mustache
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Old 02-04-2009, 10:58 PM   #47
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I actually like it. I think it will look nice with a splitter.

Just waiting for the guys from ISC to get back to me.

And I gotta find a body shop in the tallahassee area that does good work. I see too many donks driving around with horrible paint jobs and it makes me nervous of soliciting the local businesses.
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Does it come with it's own underbody panels or are you supposed to fabricate your own?
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From the lip base, it comes back about 6-8"- probably for structural purposes as much as anything. The rest is up to you.
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Just a quick reminder. This is not intended as a street piece. It's functional racing gear. Pretty don't matter.
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Old 02-05-2009, 02:37 PM   #51
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From the lip base, it comes back about 6-8"- probably for structural purposes as much as anything. The rest is up to you.
ITA rules prohibit it from going beyong the front tires. It also can't be further forward than the forward most part of the original body, so they designed it around them.
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I don't think he cares- he's not running ITA with it, and I know the IT rules.
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I don't think he cares- he's not running ITA with it, and I know the IT rules.
I was just explaining some info on the design.
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Old 02-05-2009, 04:55 PM   #54
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I actually don't think it's that ugly and I'm running it on the street anyway. So long as it's reasonably sturdy I should be a happy camper. There are a few areas in town that worry me in terms of ground clearance, but I can just take the other car if I need to go to those places.

Once I get it installed and I'm happy I'll start ordering up sheets of ABS for underbody panels.
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