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997 Aerokit Front Bumper versus GT3 Bumper

 
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I'm also considering the GT3 nose or the Aerokit, but I can't imagine how often it's going to scrape. I'm running Eibachs and I'm already scraping the front on several inclines/entries in my daily commute. I personally think the GT3 nose makes an incredible difference on the front end of these cars, but I don't want to regret the work needed if I'm going to scrape it on all transitions.

On the same car, does anyone know exactly how much lower the front end is with a GT3/Aerokit nose versus stock? It must be at least 1.5".
 
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Get the Cup lip from GMG. It's made of PU and extremely flexible. I scrape mine every day and it's still holding up strong.
 
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I'm partial to the duck tail but with your car any tail's going to look great.



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I'm ordering the duck tail - your car has convinced me its the best looking tail possible. I've ready hooked up with Getty. I'm leaving tomorrow for the holidays and we've arranged an order for my return first week if January. STOKED!

Regarding the front, I'm already hitting bottom withy new bumper underfitment parts given my new bumper. Thinking now of the TPC turbo setup - January 2013!
 
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Gonz duck tail deff looks sweet i havent decided either yet. What you think of the rear diffuser (just looks) from the GT3 TEK company
 
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I'm not feeling the diffuser because of the sharp angular corners.
 
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Greetings where can I buy that front lip
 
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Do you mean this one?

http://www.gt3tek.com/PHP/template.p...front%20bumper

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I opted for no duck tail and love my machine the way it is with the original lines.
 
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Originally Posted by gonz996 View Post
I opted for no duck tail and love my machine the way it is with the original lines.
So is that front bumper the suncoast aerokit front bumper? If so you cut it for the vent? Did you manage to get it color matched perfectly? I have a repainted stock bumper and under certain lighting conditions the reflections from the arctic silver do not match. Sometimes looks too light, sometimes looks too dark. Thus I'm thinking of getting the aerokit bumper as I want to repaint anyway.
 

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Originally Posted by Lmaternick View Post
So is that front bumper the suncoast aerokit front bumper? If so you cut it for the vent? Did you manage to get it color matched perfectly? I have a repainted stock bumper and under certain lighting conditions the reflections from the arctic silver do not match. Sometimes looks too light, sometimes looks too dark. Thus I'm thinking of getting the aerokit bumper as I want to repaint anyway.
Yes, it's OEM from Suncoast and the GT3 vent from Rennline along with the cutting template.
 
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ah cool. Is the vent something you would recommend as far as the mod and fitting? Would you do it the same again? I could go either way as far as looks.
 
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Originally Posted by Lmaternick View Post
ah cool. Is the vent something you would recommend as far as the mod and fitting? Would you do it the same again? I could go either way as far as looks.
Yes, absolutely! Fitment is perfect and I believe it's OEM, or so I think.
 
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I opted for no duck tail and love my machine the way it is with the original lines.
Thanks for following up your posts. Just got my 997 and putting on the Aero front bumper now. I did read about the recommendation of an aftermarket spoiler due to the change in aerodynamics. I was wondering if you had any input on that?
 
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I really have not noticed any difference with the added downforce on the front at speed but then I haven't had it much over 100 MPH and not sure if that's where it would impact the rear application of downforce. Just the same it's not really an issue to the extent I'd put a wing of duck tail on it. Might impact if you're tracking the car and at high speed


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Thanks for following up your posts. Just got my 997 and putting on the Aero front bumper now. I did read about the recommendation of an aftermarket spoiler due to the change in aerodynamics. I was wondering if you had any input on that?
 

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