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Old 03-17-10, 09:28 AM   #1
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I have read the threads about cutting the rear bumper to put in exhaust tips. I think that is doable for me, but what is your guys thoughts on some of these tips.
Love em or hate em let me know

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1. Run that curve at the edge of the bumper. More in bumper just above that bottom lip.
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2. More rounded
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3. Chrome Ovals attached(leaning towards this one)
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4. Might look nice and hidden on an Ebony Teal Pearl car. I am thinking about painting the bumper ETP to match.
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Old 03-17-10, 10:01 AM   #2
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5. Maybe something a little more generic
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6. Or black but separate.
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Old 03-17-10, 10:09 AM   #3
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I say nr 5.
others are kinda sporty.
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I'm trying to sport it up just a little. Adding the LS430 18's in sliver and a muffler delete for just a bit of V8 sound. More sports sedan and less grandpa. Still think the combo-ovals are too sporty?
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I'm digin Schnitz car. Post #12
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls40...aust-tips.html

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Thought I would take it one step further or is that a step too far.

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I think this last one suits LS the best.
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why didnt u just bump up the old one instead of making a new one?

schnitz's style is def one of the best looking ones.
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This thread is purely for exhaust tips not sound or mufflers x-pips. Others are more than welcome to add what they like.
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Going to have to go with Schnitz's style, looks freaking sexy.
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The only problem with his is, it reminds me a Cadilac Deville. Still props b.c it looks way better than the Devill b.c it's cut into the bumper. It does have a semi-OEM look which is what I look for.
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hard choice, can anyone lend a hand with a photoshop?
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Thanks for the compliments guys.

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The only problem with his is, it reminds me a Cadilac Deville. Still props b.c it looks way better than the Devill b.c it's cut into the bumper. It does have a semi-OEM look which is what I look for.
That was my inspiration exactly.
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Schnitz, Would you do the same tips all over again. What are your thoughts on the others I have posted up? I don't really want to be a copycat. Yours is by far the best looking one I have seen done and is my starting point for my exhaust tip mod. Are yours more egg shaped and not quite as squashed as the others I have up/ the Deville exhaust?
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Bump for more thoughts on tips, I'll be doing this pretty soon.
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I'd definitely do it again. The only other ones I would consider are the oval style straight from Japan but I ain't spending $500+ for exhaust tips.
Oh ya, don't worry about copying etc.. 'Ain't nothing new under the sun" - Nas

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