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      08-08-2017, 09:38 AM   #23
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Hello guys! Just finished installing the Carbon Fiber Varis (replica) front lip on my car last night!

Take a look and let me know what you think, I wanted something different than the M-sport splitter, and I think this looks better anyways. One before pic and the rest are after

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that looks nice,
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      09-08-2018, 05:04 PM   #24
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I hate to revive a old thread rather then making a new one, but was the installation hard? The lip I received only has a few holes drilled in the bottom, but not the top where the bolts should hold the lip together. I canít seem to find a write up on this.
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      09-14-2018, 11:34 AM   #25
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I hate to revive a old thread rather then making a new one, but was the installation hard? The lip I received only has a few holes drilled in the bottom, but not the top where the bolts should hold the lip together. I canít seem to find a write up on this.

Unfortunately I do not remember if there are holes in there or not. I should be taking it off this weekend though (it is cracked and broken), so i should be able to tell you better.

As for the install, i believe the two side bolts (at the very ends) can be re-used as they line-up with the bumper bolts.

The rest i used a combination of sheet-metal screws that i screwed directly into the bumper and some pop-in expanding plastic clips. I wish there were a nice write-up/install, unfortunately there is not, and the lips don't come with ANY instructions... Ridiculous
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      09-16-2018, 09:06 AM   #26
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Unfortunately I do not remember if there are holes in there or not. I should be taking it off this weekend though (it is cracked and broken), so i should be able to tell you better.

As for the install, i believe the two side bolts (at the very ends) can be re-used as they line-up with the bumper bolts.

The rest i used a combination of sheet-metal screws that i screwed directly into the bumper and some pop-in expanding plastic clips. I wish there were a nice write-up/install, unfortunately there is not, and the lips don't come with ANY instructions... Ridiculous
This is why Iím scared to get a carbon lip Iíve destroyed all my other lips really easy and carbon being so fragile Iíd probably break it in a day
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      09-16-2018, 09:57 PM   #27
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Looks great man! Link to where you got it?

Also are those dipped 400m's? Let me know.
Hey there thanks for the compliments, the wheels are not dipped but actually painted 400m's. Not sure how i feel about dipping my wheels and then trying to keep them clean

The splitter can be found on various places;

ECS tuning has it, JL motoring, and RW carbon (bought mine from RW carbon, because the other two were heavily back-ordered) They are all around the same price I believe, give or take 50 bucks. Not sure how the bottom and hole # is between the 3 places though, I've heard different things.
Oh okay, how where they painted? Tires off and the whole deal? Or diy job? They look great, my 400s are my winter wheels want to do the same.
Save money and dip them if they are your winter wheels, I dip my oem 400's with snow tires just to keep them protected.
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I wish this front lip came in urethane or Whatever material the mperf comes in.
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      09-18-2018, 01:48 PM   #29
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Actually just purchased a plastic varis-style bumper, will get it painted in gloss black and installed probably next weekend? Will post pictures once i do, and do a quick review on the plastic varis lip vs the carbon fiber one.
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Thats dope man
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      11-12-2018, 11:35 PM   #31
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Well it has been a while, but here are some pics!

The fitment is OK, especially for paying $150 for it

Not sure why the second pic is uh, sideways but yes.


Can confirm it is more resilient to small bumps and stuff, as it flexes more than the carbon fiber one i had on did

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Looks better than m performance tbh.
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Looks awesome! 👌🏼👌🏼

Do you have a link to the one you got? Would you say fitment is 9/10?

Thx!

Fred
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I have to agree wholeheartedly - looks great.

Any trouble navigating parking ramps?
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Looks awesome! 👌🏼👌🏼

Do you have a link to the one you got? Would you say fitment is 9/10?

Thx!

Fred
I don't have a link, but it was from Walmart. The brand manufacturer is Ikon/Icon, there are two styles though the DP and VR, this is the VR style.

Its ~$150 I believe

Hope this helps
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I have to agree wholeheartedly - looks great.

Any trouble navigating parking ramps?
Thank you.

Parking ramps are a disaster. I have to look like that pretentious guy, driving at a 45į angle and going super slow, but it works, and avoids destroying it so...

That's the price you pay to look cool i guess
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