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Old 12-07-2009, 07:18 PM   #1
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New intercooler & bov...need to modif front bumper

Hi, i sold my old FMIC (27" X 6.5" X 3.5") and now i have a huge (31" X 12" X 3") with a Type RS BOV.

I had to cut the impact panel and do a new piping...

This is the result:











Now i need to use all the air as possible

I have 2 options:

1. Doing a cut in the top of the bumper, puting another grille in the hole, something like this:






2. Cutting a small hole in the top end, using a new reduced grill to be placed in that hole, i use a tape to explain how it can be look:





3. Suggestions please

Sorry...bad photos quality

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Old 12-07-2009, 07:26 PM   #2
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Option 1 would look better than option 2, I think. If you put a grille in both slots it would be a nice unified shape.

As for a suggestion...you could just cut a huuuge hole in the bumper and not fill it in with anything, haha.
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f2 front bumper? I think Jim, roushturbozx3, uses that bumper and I know he has a pretty large intercooler, not sure of the size.
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Option 1 would look better than option 2, I think. If you put a grille in both slots it would be a nice unified shape.

As for a suggestion...you could just cut a huuuge hole in the bumper and not fill it in with anything, haha.
Yea...it may be a good option too, the thing is that the bugs in the highway twist the aluminum spirals from the intercooler...
i take it as one good option, the easiest way to do and the bad face looking , hehe
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f2 front bumper? I think Jim, roushturbozx3, uses that bumper and I know he has a pretty large intercooler, not sure of the size.

Its a good option too, but now i have in my house a bumper cemetery and if i buy other one my wife hits me out ha ha, jkd...
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Old 12-07-2009, 08:05 PM   #6
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Dont have any advice, BUT OMG THATS HUGE!!!! Looks nice the way it is. LOL
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Old 12-07-2009, 09:48 PM   #7
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looks good. im going to be just cutting a huge hole in my front bumper for mine, lol. but i would be a lot more picky if it was an svt front bumper and not just a regular zx3 lol
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Old 12-07-2009, 09:58 PM   #9
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f2 front bumper? I think Jim, roushturbozx3, uses that bumper and I know he has a pretty large intercooler, not sure of the size.
Heres what mine looks like if your considering a f2 front, mines 10in tall


The trouble i see you having with cutting the svt is how to get the grill mounted flush and not look shitty. but option 1 for me
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honestly i wouldnt cut up an svt bumper, but if you do i like #1
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