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Old 03-11-2010, 03:52 PM   #1
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There are some projects that I have in mind to dress up my car. The recent stripes thread left me wanting to know what your opinions are on my thought.

I have a a white car. I want black racin stripes, so I went ahead and doodled in top of pictures that would look mainly like my car would once is finished (except for the wheels, yo).

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Also I want to cut the lower part of the bumper to increase flow through the intercooler and radiator, like so (I know that one isnt cut but thats the outline of the cut I plan on doing):



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Old 03-11-2010, 03:58 PM   #2
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hmm....never seen a white one with black stripes before...

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do you really think a bigger hole in your bumper will increase flow through the heat exchangers?
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dont be a ------ and put stripes on your car. if you really have your heart set on stripes though, ill meet you at your place 10-15mins after ive eaten at taco bell, and spray two stripes of explosive diareah on your car for free

for the bumper, id cut the part you have blacked out, then get a splitter or make one, and use that to keep the bumper together
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for the bumper, id cut the part you have blacked out, then get a splitter or make one, and use that to keep the bumper together
I've wanted to do the same thing (once I vent the hood and seal off everything).

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EDIT: Didn't we have a stripe thread last week? Have we been taken over by the wine&cheesers and no one told me?
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Exactly what im talkin about^^^
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Old 03-11-2010, 04:25 PM   #6
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dont be a ------ and put stripes on your car. if you really have your heart set on stripes though, ill meet you at your place 10-15mins after ive eaten at taco bell, and spray two stripes of explosive diareah on your car for free

for the bumper, id cut the part you have blacked out, then get a splitter or make one, and use that to keep the bumper together
First part is all gayness right there if you want to show me your *** just say so man.

Second that why I blacked it out in the doodled picture. I like stripes, mostly cause Ive been playing GT4 a lot lately and the Ford GT LM is **** (gay excuse I know)

I do think I will increase flow if I seal the sides, but Im a noob so that just and uneducated opinion.
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I do think I will increase flow if I seal the sides, but Im a noob so that just and uneducated opinion.
Flow is based on pressure...you need to lower underhood pressure.

What you've blacked out is a good idea (if you box it in), but compliment it with a hole in your hood.

And if you're building a splitter for the bottom of the bumper, bring it back as far as you can, preferably at least to steering rack.
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...What you've blacked out is a good idea (if you box it in), but compliment it with a hole in your hood.
I plan on doing what gayface24 did with his car, Im at work so I cant search for his V-mount thread, He cut the hood with a dremel and bended the cut metal inward.

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...And if you're building a splitter for the bottom of the bumper, bring it back as far as you can, preferably at least to steering rack.

The splitter is in the bottom of the list right now
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