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Old 11-22-2015, 02:46 PM
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just check DB-Design group's website.. there is enough carbon there to slather the entire car with, as well as almost double the price of the car LOL. very impressive.

However, seeing some of the really unique parts, I'm thinking an interesting option might be to leave the silver trim bits, and just change to carbon some of the parts which are flat black plastic on the interior like the center console bit, which would contrast nicely with the surrounding silver.
INTERIOR:
-defroster trim under windshield in carbon


-center console switch unit


-door trim panels


EXTERIOR:
-mirror supports
-exhaust surround
-air scoops

... this is going to end very badly for my wallet.






can't see too many pics of this car while I wait.

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Old 11-22-2015, 04:52 PM
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Like the exhaust and console pieces and mirrors!
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Old 11-22-2015, 04:52 PM
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Originally Posted by CAlexio View Post

just check DB-Design group's website.. there is enough carbon there to slather the entire car with, as well as almost double the price of the car LOL. very impressive.

However, seeing some of the really unique parts, I'm thinking an interesting option might be to leave the silver trim bits, and just change to carbon the parts which are flat black plastic on the interior like the center console bit, which would contrast nicely with the surrounding silver.
INTERIOR:
-vent surrounds
-center console
EXTERIOR:
-mirror supports
-exhaust surround
-air scoops

... this is going to end very badly for my wallet.

can't see too many pics of this car while I wait.
Sounds like a plan - give us a PM for details & discuss your project details, we┤ve ever sth. special for Rennlist member wallets

Ever an nice combination and good choice to delete all ugly black plastic parts from an luxury leather interior.
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Texted my clear bra guy. He installed Suntek Self Healing Paint Protection film
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Old 11-22-2015, 08:23 PM
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Texted my clear bra guy. He installed Suntek Self Healing Paint Protection film
Thanks Mark.
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Old 11-22-2015, 08:52 PM
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Originally Posted by navanoD View Post
I would be concerned with having to drill the body to accommodate this mod... Sounds like it's non-reversible.
so ... they are not a clip on item? could we used spoiler glue?
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Old 11-22-2015, 09:34 PM
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Originally Posted by 981spyder View Post
so ... they are not a clip on item? could we used spoiler glue?
DB-Design is claiming could work just with 3M double-sided tape?
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Old 11-23-2015, 11:55 AM
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Originally Posted by CAlexio View Post
DB-Design is claiming could work just with 3M double-sided tape?
up to what speed? in an autocross? in wet weather?
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Old 11-23-2015, 12:39 PM
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Originally Posted by s2ktaxi View Post
up to what speed? in an autocross? in wet weather?
That's my question as well. I question it only because it is meant to catch wind and there will be a good amount of force at speed. Porsche wouldn't add a screw for nothing.
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All correct guys, this could be called safe enough first after all necessary tests - anything else would be a guess only.

Honestly - to prepare an underground for 3M double sided tape the body anyway needs to be sanded at those areas, does 4 little screw holes (Porsche use 4 little 4,2x19 self-tapping screws) matter that much more? If those air scoops will be removed later it needs to be spot repaired/repainted anyway, to close 4 little holes before wouldn┤t be the issue.

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Old 11-23-2015, 09:28 PM
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I'm going to do a few things to make it easier to work on the car:

Tarret caliper studs
FabSpeed F&R tie downs and rear lifting point
3M Clear bra
Das shield trunk protector
LN Engineering spin on oil filter adapter and magnetic drain plug
Elephant Racing Eccentric Adjuster Locking Kit to keep rear toe & camber settings stable

Last edited by Rob VN; 12-07-2015 at 10:46 PM. Reason: staying with M1 0W40 after BGB talk
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Old 11-24-2015, 10:31 AM
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LN Engineering spin on oil filter adapter and magnetic drain plug


will these work on the 3.8 ? What oil filter works with that? Are we then stuck with only one supplier for filters?
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Old 11-24-2015, 10:37 AM
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i want to find those 40hp Porsche lost. So I'm thinking IBD Plenum and throttle body and Fabspeed sports header.
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Old 11-24-2015, 11:14 AM
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I've contacted LN and they say the spin on adapter will work for the 3.8L engine. The oil filter is a WIX from a Corvette so there are many suppliers. I used Royal Purple filter 10-44 on my 987 and will use the WIX 51042 for the Spyder as it appears a smaller. A dozen WIX filters delivered were $65.

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Old 11-24-2015, 12:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Underblu
i want to find those 40hp Porsche lost. So I'm thinking IBD Plenum and throttle body and Fabspeed sports header.
I'd like to go in order of reversibility regarding engine mods.. Im visualizing having to remove everything just to bring it in for service and don't want warranty issues. Cobb accessport takes a few minutes to uninstall. I'm sure exhaust is fine.. Would they start balking at headers? I take plenum and the required throttle body are deal breakers I'm sure.. How much work does it take to get that thing back to stock?
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