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here's some pics i took at the bodyshop dry fitting the lip prior to paint

fit along the edge bumper is flawless. The only issue is it stops short a few mm on one side near the edge of the bumper - but then so do my genuine zele skirts

however i won't be installing it, i prefer the subtlety of the stock lip on my car, especially once i fit my swift springs - so this will be available for sale in Aus (shipping)











 

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But that IS subtle! And very nice. Can't imagine why you wouldn't want a carbon splitter to match your carbon skirts?

Personally I prefer their ducted splitter, especially as Derek tells me they're working on proper ducted channels for the brake ducts.
 

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But that IS subtle! And very nice. Can't imagine why you wouldn't want a carbon splitter to match your carbon skirts?

Personally I prefer their ducted splitter, especially as Derek tells me they're working on proper ducted channels for the brake ducts.
I painted my cf skirts, rear and bootlid - thats how subtle I roll lol
 

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I painted my cf skirts, rear and bootlid - thats how subtle I roll lol
Er, so you paid for parts that had carbon layers put on to make them look pretty, then painted over them? (e.g. your skirts). How does that work then? You could have bought Stillen polyurethane skirts for less than half the price!
 

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Er, so you paid for parts that had carbon layers put on to make them look pretty, then painted over them? (e.g. your skirts). How does that work then? You could have bought Stillen polyurethane skirts for less than half the price!
lol @ stillen, they dont look as good as the zele - they bow out on side profile view

plus i buy those sort of larger parts direct from Japan, works out a fair bit cheaper than US prices

i also prefer to leave small details exposed on my carbon parts, such as around the exhaust tips on my rear lower carbon Top Racing piece, and on the underside of my Revozport bootlid

im not a fan of big gaudy cf exterior parts
 

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I could understand painting carbon parts. I'm debating whether to paint my carbon roof. I already painted my carbon bonnet.

I know it's carbon, that's enough for me.

....but painting carbon sideskirts is a bit OTT
 

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i like the sills all colour coded on black

i painted my oem sills the first week i got the car

cf roof is about the only exterior panel i would leave exposed, though just like all my other carbon parts, id matte clear it

in fact that may be my next mod, who makes a good quality cf roof?
 

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I too had the same issue regarding the sides being a tad short. This lip is subtle... too subtle if you ask me. Think its time for a change.

Domino... AMS has the best carbon hood.
 

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i might see if revozport are working on a carbon roof too

i spoke to my bodyshop and it's alot of work to get it installed apparently

re lip, if i can sell this ill prob end up buying the mcr lip, it's what i was tossing up bw in the first place

just picked up my car after having the Top Racing rear installed - this is my idea of subtle exterior carbon

 

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just picked up my car after having the Top Racing rear installed - this is my idea of subtle exterior carbon
Great minds think alike~! That was exactly what I did to my Zele rear valence. I kept the exhaust outlet surrounds in original CF finish.
 

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But that IS subtle! And very nice. Can't imagine why you wouldn't want a carbon splitter to match your carbon skirts?

Personally I prefer their ducted splitter, especially as Derek tells me they're working on proper ducted channels for the brake ducts.
David, did you get an ETA for the ducted splitter? I have been holding off on buying one. Now that the Track Pack for the latest model is shown using the same brake cooling arrangement as on the Spec-V with a front cooling inlet and a deflector, I am assuming Nissan considers such a scheme viable. Here a extracts from one of Nissan's latest videos showing the Track Pack edition:
 

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Its interesting in many little ways to see that Nissan is now catching up to the aftermarket. I've had the Kansai Service cooling guides on my car for just under 2 years now.

Domino, the AMS roof is a quailty piece. It also appears that since they started producing it the quality has gotten better. I remember seeing an early one and compared it to the quality of mine and its improved alot.

Sunline racing has carbon roof cover (not an actual carbon roof)

The Mine's demo car has a carbon roof as well, but they don't market it.

Password JDM was supposed to come out with one but I don't think they followed through and Seibon has one too. Stay very far from Seibon!
 

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the sunline racing overlay would be the easiest option re install, but then it is ricer sticking it over the existing roof

are there any pics of it online, to show how it sits, thickness etc. has anyone here bought one yet?

thinking about it, a full cf replacement roof is a no no given id have to sell/trade this car one day and the install isnt exactly easily reversible

damn gtr tax, it's less than 1/3 the price for the Z guys

http://www.the370z.com/nissan-370z-general-discussions/1584-difference-between-carbon-matte-carbon.html
 

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they list it at 3.2k yet the 370z is 1.2k on their site

and then people lose their minds when the Chinese copy jdm parts at lower prices

I'll wait till/if someone like revo or gtc come out with their own version
 

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bump - revozport have a carbon roof at a more realistic price

just waiting for pics to see if it's an overlay or replacement

given their carbon roof for the 1series, i think it may be a replacement

http://www.autoevolu...roof-39455.html
I quoted your previous post until I read this one. Revozport's CF roof is a replacement. Quality is great, no need to explain, you've seen their work.
 
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