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Old 09-25-2013, 06:25 PM   #1
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After Market Bumper Opinions.

I have a 01 Sedan that has a VIS front bumper and Pro DTM sides and Rear.

I damaged the front bumper and want to get a new one.

They dont make the VIS model I have now so I have to choose a different model.

While looking I have come across several companies that make bumpers for the 00-04 Focus.

AIT
VIS
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Cervini

If anyone has a bumper from any of these companies can you please post your opinion on Quality and Fitment. I want to find out which company makes the best quality bumper that fits properly without issues.

Please post comments on your experience with these companies bumpers.

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Old 09-26-2013, 06:45 PM   #2
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No one has an aftermarket bumper?


I guess I will pick a VIS since my current VIS fits perfect.

I was hoping someone had an AIT brand and could comment on its fitment and quality.

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Your local junkyard has cheap well made bumpers that fit perfectly and don't look retarded.
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Your local junkyard has cheap well made bumpers that fit perfectly and don't look retarded.
Have you seen his car?

It is well done IMO.
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X2 his car looks good.

VIS does a good job. Not familar with AIT. Only ED bumper I like ie the pro dtm and as long as you don't hit the ground it won't crack. Otherwise their duraflex is a joke.

There are also lots of bumpers from across the pond but how good the fit would be is the question. You could always get a Rieger????
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X2 his car looks good.

VIS does a good job. Not familar with AIT. Only ED bumper I like ie the pro dtm and as long as you don't hit the ground it won't crack. Otherwise their duraflex is a joke.

There are also lots of bumpers from across the pond but how good the fit would be is the question. You could always get a Rieger????


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Your local junkyard has cheap well made bumpers that fit perfectly and don't look retarded.
Honestly, I was never a fan of the body kit bumpers but some look pretty good on cars if they are done right. They dont all look retarded.
But thats just my opinion. I dont like the big gaudy ones.

Also, I dont know how my intercooler would fit under the stock one. I know it definitly gets better air flow with the VIS I have.
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I have the pro dtm rear but just bought the Carbon Creations Pro DTM rear and the Carbon Creations Trunk. I will post pics once the car is all pretty again.
And I found one that is similar to my current one that is VIS so hopefully it fits as good as the last VIS.

Here is a link to it. Feel free to post comments on my choice. Good or Bad its all opinions.

http://www.octanemotorsports.com/00-...is-p-6708.html


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sweet. looking forward to seeing the quality & fitment of the carbon trunk. I've considered it but the lack of feedback has kept me away so far
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