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Old 02-25-2010, 05:17 PM
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Thought I would share this interesting find...

We like to upgrade our cars with air duct scoops and clear corner lights, but I've never seen these (on a 964)!
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I'm not sure they are pedestrian friendly!!!
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Originally Posted by Sifly View Post
I'm not sure they are pedestrian friendly!!!
Pedestrians?!?!! Who cares about Pedestrians? Oh you live in the UK.
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Not so pretty maybe but it looks a little cool! Especially on a wide body model.

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Originally Posted by ducnine View Post
Pedestrians?!?!! Who cares about Pedestrians? Oh you live in the UK.
Yes I do, and us English have a sence of humour!!
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I think that is the 3.8 RS front splitter. Very cool.
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I think the OP is referring to the side-marker-delete/built-in canards. That's the first time I've seen that particiular take. Usually, they're the bolt-on type or formed into the bumper. Cool!

The splitter appears to be the Techart 3-piece. The 3.8 is slightly different and similar to mine--basically, a couple of winglets riveted to the stock splitter.
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Originally Posted by Sifly View Post
Yes I do, and us English have a sence of humour!!
Uhm ... I've seen quite a few episodes of Top Gear and would beg to differ.
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Originally Posted by joey bagadonuts View Post
I think the OP is referring to the side-marker-delete/built-in canards. That's the first time I've seen that particiular take. Usually, they're the bolt-on type or formed into the bumper. Cool!

The splitter appears to be the Techart 3-piece. The 3.8 is slightly different and similar to mine--basically, a couple of winglets riveted to the stock splitter.
Thanks for the clarification.
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That is my favorite currently produced splitter for the 964. I think its off the 3.8 RSR. I've got the po'boy's version for the narrowbody cars on my 964.

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Originally Posted by joey bagadonuts View Post
I think the OP is referring to the side-marker-delete/built-in canards.
Thanks Joey,

My bad, sorry for the confusion, didn't know the correct word... I was scratching my head thinking about how to describe what those things are... I knew there was some kool aero, race word? Canard.

(I highlighted a canard in the third picture)
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This past winter we were treated to a couple excellent track car build-ups (Marc and Kai's cars both quickly come to mind)...I love looking at 964 track cars!

More canard pictures....what a wonderful looking 964 racer!
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Originally Posted by joey bagadonuts View Post
Uhm ... I've seen quite a few episodes of Top Gear and would beg to differ.
Then surely that proves his point!

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Does anyone know, I presume with data, whether these canards bring a significant front end grip and stability improvement to a 964....either on their own or in conjunction with a front spliter (and if the latter is required, which combo works best)?
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