996 front lip - 6SpeedOnline - Porsche Forum and Luxury Car Resource

Go Back   6SpeedOnline - Porsche Forum and Luxury Car Resource > Porsche (Present) > 996 Turbo / GT2
Log In 


996 Turbo / GT2 Turbo discussion on previous model 2000-2005 Porsche 911 Twin Turbo and 911 GT2.
Sponsored By Vivid Racing

996 front lip

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread
  #1  
Old 09-25-2009, 08:46 AM
FLpaindoc's Avatar
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 308
Rep Power: 24
FLpaindoc is a jewel in the roughFLpaindoc is a jewel in the roughFLpaindoc is a jewel in the rough
996 front lip

Need to replaced it, should I get it front Suncoast or should I get it front ebay (non original part) for less than half the $? any other sugestions?
__________________
'04 996 Turbo cab., X50, 76 mm Europipe
'06 Cayenne titanium
'88 944 Turbo S Silver Rose (sold Dec. 2009)
'99 996 MO30,Mirage metalic, B&M short shifter, Evo intake, TUBI (sold sep 2009)
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-25-2009, 09:44 AM
996TWINS's Avatar
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: SoCal
Posts: 1,154
Rep Power: 79
996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute
I bought an aftermarket one on Ebay from Bayson R Motorsports and I am very happy with it, got it the next day (San Jose to LA area). The only difference is that no metal reinforcement under the inlets. No big deal IMO. Fitment is perfect and finish is very, very close to OE. Tested at a track at 110MPH+ no problems.
Another member here on the 6 that I suggested BRM is very happy with it too.
Check them out on their online store, it may or may not be less than what is advertised on their Ebay site.
__________________
2001 996TT Arctic Silver, EPL tune, MOTON PRO 800F/1000R, GT3 F&R bars, RSS mounts & toe links, 997 trans mount, ERP dog bones, GT3 RS LCAs, Tarret camber plates & rear DLs, TRG front DLs, 6pot calipers, B&B LeMans Quad exhaust, EVOMS DVs, 3M clear bra, OZ Alleggerita HLTs, Rennline track mats & fire ext. mount, Hella smoked side markers, custom rollbar, RECARO PROFI (driver) & SPEED (passenger) seats, SCHROTH 6-point belts, PP GT2 deck lid, SACHS 2.5 kit & LWFW, Numeric SSK, DCTMS alcantara/leather steering wheel, Ecliptech, Carnewal 2" steering wheel ext.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-25-2009, 10:13 AM
4080's Avatar
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Houston
Posts: 384
Rep Power: 35
4080 has much to be proud of4080 has much to be proud of4080 has much to be proud of4080 has much to be proud of4080 has much to be proud of4080 has much to be proud of4080 has much to be proud of4080 has much to be proud of4080 has much to be proud of
Quote:
Originally Posted by FLpaindoc View Post
Need to replaced it, should I get it front Suncoast or should I get it front ebay (non original part) for less than half the $? any other sugestions?
I also bought mine a Bayson, $99. I love it!
__________________
01' 996 Turbo- K24/20G billet, 911Tuning intake, 911Tuning tune, 911Tuning intercoolers, Ebwerks exhaust, Greddy EBC, AEM Meth kit, Bosch 044 pump, Bilstein PSS10, Fikse 18", R888s, 2WD conversion, Numeric racing shifter/cables
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-25-2009, 10:45 AM
Turbo Fanatic's Avatar
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: In a Canyon - Really :)
Posts: 4,912
Rep Power: 281
Turbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond repute
+1 on both. It's indistinguishable from stock.
__________________
530 AWHP on GIAC's Mustang Dyno and Lots of Torque - GIAC

Water cooled Tial GT2860RS, EVO Intercoolers, Boost Hoses, Hitachi MAF, 60 lb Injectors, Sachs HD clutch with GT2 disc, Remus Exhaust, EVO DVs, GIAC FLASH , 997 TT Brakes, FVD PSS9s, FVD Steering Wheel, H&R Rear Bar, 19" Champion RG19 Monolites (15mm spacers front and rear), rolled fenders, Precision Porsche Strosek Wing. All work performed by The Speed Gallery, Studio City.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-25-2009, 02:39 PM
Zookie's Avatar
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Toronto, Dubai, Kuwait & Bombay
Age: 30
Posts: 2,922
Rep Power: 203
Zookie has a reputation beyond reputeZookie has a reputation beyond reputeZookie has a reputation beyond reputeZookie has a reputation beyond reputeZookie has a reputation beyond reputeZookie has a reputation beyond reputeZookie has a reputation beyond reputeZookie has a reputation beyond reputeZookie has a reputation beyond reputeZookie has a reputation beyond reputeZookie has a reputation beyond repute
What is the Metal Brace For? i have been looking at their Auction too...
__________________
04 Porsche 996 C4S - Gumball 3000 2010 - BlackListRally 2015/2016 - CorsaMerica 2016 - NorthFaceRally 2016
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 09-25-2009, 03:38 PM
996TWINS's Avatar
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: SoCal
Posts: 1,154
Rep Power: 79
996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute996TWINS has a reputation beyond repute
Maybe just another over engineered part. Check out this drawing http://dcauto.gotdns.com:4000/illust...ndex/526909811
__________________
2001 996TT Arctic Silver, EPL tune, MOTON PRO 800F/1000R, GT3 F&R bars, RSS mounts & toe links, 997 trans mount, ERP dog bones, GT3 RS LCAs, Tarret camber plates & rear DLs, TRG front DLs, 6pot calipers, B&B LeMans Quad exhaust, EVOMS DVs, 3M clear bra, OZ Alleggerita HLTs, Rennline track mats & fire ext. mount, Hella smoked side markers, custom rollbar, RECARO PROFI (driver) & SPEED (passenger) seats, SCHROTH 6-point belts, PP GT2 deck lid, SACHS 2.5 kit & LWFW, Numeric SSK, DCTMS alcantara/leather steering wheel, Ecliptech, Carnewal 2" steering wheel ext.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 09-25-2009, 06:34 PM
GoingFast's Avatar
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: MA
Posts: 270
Rep Power: 0
GoingFast is an unknown quantity at this point
+1 also got it off ebay and take me 5 minutes to install. The metal piece is to protect the plastic piece at the bottom of each opening.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 09-26-2009, 02:00 PM
steve harris's Avatar
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: rocklin ca
Posts: 3,681
Rep Power: 252
steve harris has a reputation beyond reputesteve harris has a reputation beyond reputesteve harris has a reputation beyond reputesteve harris has a reputation beyond reputesteve harris has a reputation beyond reputesteve harris has a reputation beyond reputesteve harris has a reputation beyond reputesteve harris has a reputation beyond reputesteve harris has a reputation beyond reputesteve harris has a reputation beyond reputesteve harris has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via AIM to steve harris
check out vivids new cf lip i love mine
__________________
the older i get the faster i was
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 09-26-2009, 04:10 PM
UrbanHotrod's Avatar
Moderator
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: TORONTO/CLEARWATER
Posts: 3,804
Rep Power: 322
UrbanHotrod has a reputation beyond reputeUrbanHotrod has a reputation beyond reputeUrbanHotrod has a reputation beyond reputeUrbanHotrod has a reputation beyond reputeUrbanHotrod has a reputation beyond reputeUrbanHotrod has a reputation beyond reputeUrbanHotrod has a reputation beyond reputeUrbanHotrod has a reputation beyond reputeUrbanHotrod has a reputation beyond reputeUrbanHotrod has a reputation beyond reputeUrbanHotrod has a reputation beyond repute
Corey Marozzo Lceinteriors Corey Marozzo
+1 Vivid has a great new CF Lip or one of many others they have as well.
__________________
X275 - Outlaw 10.5
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 09-26-2009, 10:12 PM
richgraham's Avatar
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Posts: 78
Rep Power: 12
richgraham is a jewel in the roughrichgraham is a jewel in the roughrichgraham is a jewel in the rough
got mine off of Ebay

Came in 2 days. Easiest install you could imagine. Looks perfect. Made in China but who cares for $130 delivered? There is always something scraping the lip and I am as careful as one can be....
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 09-26-2009, 10:54 PM
Turbo Fanatic's Avatar
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: In a Canyon - Really :)
Posts: 4,912
Rep Power: 281
Turbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond reputeTurbo Fanatic has a reputation beyond repute
This literally a piece of 8" or so metal support that goes directly under the brake duct openings. It is riveted on the factory lip.

Really nothing to even think about twice.

If you're super crazy **** you can take the reinforcement strips off your bent up factory lip and rivet them on the replica lip.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Zookie View Post
What is the Metal Brace For? i have been looking at their Auction too...
__________________
530 AWHP on GIAC's Mustang Dyno and Lots of Torque - GIAC

Water cooled Tial GT2860RS, EVO Intercoolers, Boost Hoses, Hitachi MAF, 60 lb Injectors, Sachs HD clutch with GT2 disc, Remus Exhaust, EVO DVs, GIAC FLASH , 997 TT Brakes, FVD PSS9s, FVD Steering Wheel, H&R Rear Bar, 19" Champion RG19 Monolites (15mm spacers front and rear), rolled fenders, Precision Porsche Strosek Wing. All work performed by The Speed Gallery, Studio City.
Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2010 e63 amg cpo warranty **low miles lots of carbon** Lowtush Automobiles For Sale 12 02-15-2016 09:38 AM
Full BMW F80 M3 Build @ Velosdesignwerks albert@velosdesignwerks BMW //M 0 08-22-2015 07:17 PM
New Carbon Creations Lips - 03-09 Mercedes SL/SLk/Clk /E55 and E CLass Available Soon Extreme Dimensions Mercedes/AMG Vendor Classifieds 0 08-20-2015 04:46 PM
New Carbon Creations Lip - 08-11 Mercedes C63 CR-S Avaiable Soon! Extreme Dimensions Mercedes/AMG Vendor Classifieds 0 08-20-2015 04:13 PM
New Carbon Creations Part - 13-14 Ford Mustang R500 Front Lip Available Soon! Extreme Dimensions American Muscle Vendor Classifieds 0 08-20-2015 10:58 AM


Tags
2000, 300, 911, 996, 996t, bayson, chrysler, ebay, flastic, front, installation, lip, motorsports, oem, porsche, replacement


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:30 AM.