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View Poll Results: What composite do you want the Auto C front bumper to be?
Duraflex 27 24.77%
Full Carbon Fiber 17 15.60%
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Auto C Front Bumper in Urethane? Carbon? Duraflex?

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Old 05-17-12, 08:11 AM   #31
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Old 05-17-12, 03:01 PM   #32
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How about doing something different that doesn't exist?

How about creating a rear Diffuser for the SC?
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Old 05-17-12, 03:23 PM   #33
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Right on. It doesn't need to be super fancy, but something like the Z06 diffuser here that incorporates into the SC rear bumper. However, it should be a full diffuser, but not a cheesy 1 piece in the middle.

Or something similar like the diffuser of S2000 here that goes from left to right.

The lip from Extreme that's like Vertex or Jic..etc is too plain. It should be something different with a little of exotic look and cleanliness.
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Old 05-17-12, 05:13 PM   #34
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I don't know why I didn't think of that too...we truly do NEED a poly front lip & a good rear diffuser
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Old 05-17-12, 08:12 PM   #35
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Agreed^^^^^
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I'm in for a poly bumper and lip.
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Old 05-17-12, 09:18 PM   #37
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I've heard both good andbad about duraflex, and it's hard to argue for the price. however, a truly sturdy urethane replica would be fantastic for around 5-600 bucks. 7-800 is a harder sell, despite the quality.

I'd go either route to be honest, this is a sexy bumper no doubt.

as for the crossbar, I think I prefer it without.


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Costs will be determined by the amount of individuals interested. I am sure I can get a better price if we have enough interest, for the Duraflex.

As far as Urethane and Carbon Fiber, I don't believe Shine has that composite. Please correct me if I am wrong.
Shine can make that bumper in carbon fiber if someone requests it. Everything is individually hand made to order
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Old 05-17-12, 11:25 PM   #39
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Honestly guys, FRP (fancy word for lightweight flexible fiberglass) is the best material. There is quite a reason why you don't see urethane kits with the exception of super expensive kits like the Porsche Techart and other kits in that league.

1. OEM vs Aftermarket urethane is no comparison unless you are talking about high end stuff like Tech-Art, Brabus etc.

2. Unless the fitment is dead on perfect, urethane is more difficult to work with
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FRP is still not nearly as strong as urethane. Urethane handles blows very well. Even the fancy FRP behaves like the cheapo ebay fiberglass when something hits it.

I've splintered too many fiberglass bumpers and side skirts at autox (two of those being Shine replica Amuse pieces) meanwhile a Mustang I built has an ebay special $250 replica urethane front bumper on it and it takes the blows with nothing more than a scuff from the cones. It's worth the extra prep work.


Oh and put me down for a front bumper in Urethane. Need to work on that price by ALOT but I'm definitely interested.
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that cross makes it look like a Dodge. why would anyone want that?

urethane for the win! just better material all around.
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How about doing something different that doesn't exist?

How about creating a rear Diffuser for the SC?
I wouldn't be opposed to this idea, but do you think a rear diffuser would work well with the SC rear bumper?
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Works well with a rear lip.
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I wouldn't be opposed to this idea, but do you think a rear diffuser would work well with the SC rear bumper?
That's a good question. It really depends on how you design it. First choice is a full rear diffuser will look good on SC OEM rear bumper. A 2nd choice is a smaller mid section diffuser will look good on a lip kit, if the lip kit is caved in is to hug the diffuser. The 2nd choice will look more badass. Lol.
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A rear diffuser lip kit that flows with the stock 97-00 body would be great. I like the stock OEM look and to have a diffuser that flows like it came factory would be sick
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