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Old 09-02-2009, 11:58 PM   #1
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Old 09-03-2009, 11:00 AM   #2
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I like.... goes better with the hood and the cars lines i think.
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Old 09-03-2009, 11:07 AM   #3
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I like.... goes better with the hood and the cars lines i think.
gotta agree does go wit the car pretty good
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Old 09-03-2009, 01:58 PM   #4
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That bumper looks beautiful. I remember reading about these being made on one of the G8 forums I browse; really looks as good I was hoping it would.
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How much? When will they be available?
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The car should have come like that from the factory.
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I'm not big into grounds effects and aftermarket bumpers, etc, but the car looks good! Can't say I'd put those on my car, but I can see them selling quite well
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I like the stock better. But this doesn't look bad.
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Old 09-04-2009, 12:19 PM   #9
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I see nothing

Who wants to host the pic?
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Old 09-04-2009, 03:57 PM   #10
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If it had the GXP fog light bezels staying parallel with the other body lines that would be ACE.

I love the inlet, but not a fan of the foglight bezel taking it's own hike up the bumper without any further accents. The actual HSV has complimentary design which builds on top of each element.



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I cant please everybody. That pic you just showed cost $2000 + to get it here in the states. Mine cost less than a third of that. The reason there is only one foglight and not 2 is keep cost down and not have to worry about a lot of aftermarket problems with the bottom lights. Thanks for you opinion though.
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I cant please everybody. That pic you just showed cost $2000 + to get it here in the states. Mine cost less than a third of that. The reason there is only one foglight and not 2 is keep cost down and not have to worry about a lot of aftermarket problems with the bottom lights. Thanks for you opinion though.
Understood.

I don't think the two foglights is terrible attractive myself, but the key to the design is the bold definition which lends massive character. The current foglight bezels look more of an afterthought with all due respect.

I've chopped up what I had in mind, more or less taking foglights straight off the GXP with the combination of your hood and modified inlet looks badass.

The small extrusion above the foglights give it polish.

If I were a GT or V6 owner, I would much prefer this front bumper then any other as alternative to the GXP:




Absolutely love your hood and that front inlet if if were made of CF would be epic.

Throw that into production and it'll be a selling product.
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I see what your saying. Its a good look too.
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Ok im a little confused. Not much info here. Is this a nre product? Upcoming? Pm me any info available.
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This is the better design IMHO Seems more fluid and flows with the car a lot better. No offense but the other design looks like an afterthought. Just like the reverse lights on the 2010 Camaro
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This is the better design IMHO Seems more fluid and flows with the car a lot better. No offense but the other design looks like an afterthought. Just like the reverse lights on the 2010 Camaro
No offense at all. I was hired to make this bumper the way it looks. I have a huge following that have already placed their order. So to each there own
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How much is that front bumper and where can i find it? Really want it
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Only thing I do not like from the new bumper is the big gap in the middle, other than that I like, both look great to me
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The hood on the red one is pretty sick though!
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Looks cool. I've been meaning to replace my front bumper. Daily driving has taken a tole on her.
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