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Old 11-14-2015, 06:24 PM
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Originally Posted by stratocaster69 View Post
Larry do you know how much just to paint the lower valance roughly? Thanks
well I had mine done at the factory ... I think the option was around $675 side skirts were $750 I think...
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Old 11-14-2015, 06:39 PM
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Originally Posted by stratocaster69
I don't care for that at all. Too much plastic. No offense. Be interesting to see what most think. Maybe its a hit! If it would have went straight across just above the center vent I would like it, and leave paint above where the plate is.
I was thinking paint the whole thing to match body color.

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Old 11-14-2015, 06:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Larry Cable View Post
well I had mine done at the factory ... I think the option was around $675 side skirts were $750 I think...
Thanks Larry
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Old 11-14-2015, 06:49 PM
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Originally Posted by STG991 View Post
I was thinking paint the whole thing to match body color.
Oh! Would be cool to photo shop the color on there and take a peek. Would like to see it.
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Old 11-14-2015, 07:01 PM
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Originally Posted by stratocaster69 View Post
Heres an other option. Vorsteiner rear diffuser in carbon fiber! I am doing this on my 16 GTS. Painted is cool too! Will have the Aero Kit cup op top to match the sporty underneath!
+1 I've got this on order
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Old 11-14-2015, 07:28 PM
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Vorsteiner diffuser covering oil pan is a bad flaw, reason I am staying away.
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Old 11-14-2015, 08:31 PM
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Originally Posted by SJJ28 View Post
+1 I've got this on order
Cool.... Post some pics pleas when you get it
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Old 11-14-2015, 08:32 PM
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Vorsteiner diffuser covering oil pan is a bad flaw, reason I am staying away.
Be very easy to use a hole saw and cut a hole for the plug, but I was wondering why they didn't do that. Maybe they will on future ones. Its looks really nice.
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Old 11-14-2015, 10:09 PM
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An indy down here did a 991 C2S track build for a Cali owner a couple years ago that included the Vorsteiner CF diffuser. It caught fire on track at its first track event out there at Thunderhill. It did a fair amount of damage to the car. Enough that the owner shipped it back to South Florida for repairs. I'm sure there were other mods besides the diffuser but don't recall specifically what they were.
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Old 11-14-2015, 10:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Cloudspin View Post
An indy down here did a 991 C2S track build for a Cali owner a couple years ago that included the Vorsteiner CF diffuser. It caught fire on track at its first track event out there at Thunderhill. It did a fair amount of damage to the car. Enough that the owner shipped it back to South Florida for repairs. I'm sure there were other mods besides the diffuser but don't recall specifically what they were.
Wow, that would for sure suck. Would hate to had that happen!
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Old 11-14-2015, 11:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Still restless View Post
Only you know what's right for you, but I had all my black bits painted.
How about the engine grille? I had mine painted.
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Old 11-14-2015, 11:46 PM
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Originally Posted by squid42 View Post
I like black skirts with most exterior colors, but I would have them painted gloss black.

Unpainted plastic doesn't just look funny to some as such, but there is a problem that it ages differently than car paint. Plus touchup is possible on paint but unpainted is unfixable.
Good point.
Try Formula 303 to revive these surfaces.
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Old 11-15-2015, 12:23 AM
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Painted plastics give off too much of a fancy schmancy look. I like them unfinished.
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Old 11-15-2015, 01:28 AM
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Painting them looks much better with a lighter colored car (not agate or black) as it makes the car appear lower to the ground from the side and on the back it highlights the exhaust. Doesn't look noticeable on darker colored cars because the plastic is dark. There is, however, a reason they use the high grade plastic on those areas...road debris tends to hit them often. If they are painted they will chip. So you need to decide....do the looks of painted outweigh the durability of the plastic. With lighter colors I think they do. With black or grey cars they don't.
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Old 11-15-2015, 01:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Larry Cable View Post



painted rear valance and side skirts!
Beauty.
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