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Old 02-13-2011, 08:25 PM   #11
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Amazing job, will add this to our official how-to list.
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Amazing job, will add this to our official how-to list.
Wahoo! Always wanted to be on there! ahah

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wow, thats awesome! Nice work!
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amazing man!!! am jealous!
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so much easier with a lift.... i'm jealous
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Okay yea that answers that, now what is the splitter made of, and are those adjustments attached to the crash frame or just the bumper? And I'm guessing when looking at the car head on the air goes under the splitter or over the top? I think the bottom if I understand right?
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sooo much easier. I couldn't imagine trying to tackle this without a lift.

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Okay yea that answers that, now what is the splitter made of, and are those adjustments attached to the crash frame or just the bumper? And I'm guessing when looking at the car head on the air goes under the splitter or over the top? I think the bottom if I understand right?
The splitter is made out a material called alumalite. It's basically two thin pieces of aluminum that sandwich a cardboard like material in the middle. It's supposed to be slightly stronger and lighter than regular aluminum, while being cheaper too. My buddy's shop uses it on one of their audi's, so figured I'd give it a try.

those adjustments are to where it attaches on the L bracket. I could make other adjustments by putting spacers where it attaches, but I don't think I need to do any of that right now.

And the air hits both. It just creates less turbulence underneath the car, causing it to move faster, and create less pressure. The little "lip" portion that sticks out from the front of the car, catches the air as it's pushed down, and helps create a little more downforce.
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AWSOME!!! now all thats needed is to make a rear diffuser out of that alumalite material lol
if i were to have you make me a splitter like yours how much do you think it would cost me for every thing and could i just attach it to the rad support or would i need to make a bracket like you did
where do you get that material and thoes rods because i might want to make something like that.
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