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      02-05-2013, 01:51 AM   #1
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performance diffuser on SG

im looking to go mtech rear in the next couple months since i got damage on my stock bumper. i want the performance (IS) rear diffuser but cant decide which paint combo is a better look for SG.

SG and satin black like below (1)? or replace the SG painted sections with gloss black (2)? another option was to find a CF one but anyone know who makes good fitment ones? feel free to suggest other colour alternatives for the performance diffuser!

IF YOU HAVE A SG WITH PERFORMANCE DIFFUSER PLEASE POST IT UP HERE!

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      02-05-2013, 02:19 AM   #2
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Im literally trying to make the same decision as you...

I dont really like the two tone space gray with satin black as in your first picture. Im leaning more towards having the whole thing matte black, or a combination of the two just like in your second picture. Planned on plastidipping the whole thing matte black to see how'd id like it.

People have also wrapped diffusers in CF which seemed to hold pretty well. Id like to see what people have done with there IS diffusers, hopefully we'll see more pics.
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      02-05-2013, 02:22 AM   #3
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Im literally trying to make the same decision as you...

I dont really like the two tone space gray with satin black as in your first picture. Im leaning more towards having the whole thing matte black, or a combination of the two just like in your second picture. Planned on plastidipping the whole thing matte black to see how'd id like it.

People have also wrapped diffusers in CF which seemed to hold pretty well. Id like to see what people have done with there IS diffusers, hopefully we'll see more pics.
i was really interested in the performance diffuser in carbon fiber that jl motoring sells but seems like people arent happy with the fitment of those. right now im leaning towards combo gloss and matte black. i heard of the cf wrap too but not sure how that would hold up through winter and all
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This is the shot that inspired me to go OEM for the diffuser and spoiler...

looks like he has the diffuser painted gloss black throughout.
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      02-05-2013, 04:56 AM   #5
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For your colour I'd say paint it.
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      02-05-2013, 05:33 AM   #6
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Actually thought no.1 looked quite good but after looking at the all black a few more times, I think it's better
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all gloss looks best imo, the matte stuff looks like unfinished primer.
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      02-05-2013, 07:33 AM   #8
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i vote black!
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      02-05-2013, 07:40 AM   #9
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Definitely go all black. I'm planning to do the same in the future.

If you want everything CF hit up LTMW and order the duke dynamics performance diffuser.
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IMO both styles look great for an SG E92
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I'd go painted.
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I like the contrast with the black diffuser.
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i think right now im leaning on black.. but thinkin about doing the section with slats as matte and the rest gloss... thoughts?
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I'm in the same boat also... People with SG keep posting pics!!!
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I know this isn't a good angle but here is mine. I was in the same dilemma as you but I went with gloss for the painted section and the matte for the diffuser section
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I know this isn't a good angle but here is mine. I was in the same dilemma as you but I went with gloss for the painted section and the matte for the diffuser section
nice! got any more pics with the diffuser in the sunlight? this is exactly what im leaning towards.
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nice! got any more pics with the diffuser in the sunlight? this is exactly what im leaning towards.
I'll take some tomorrow for you when it's daytime
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gloss black looks great IMO
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Since you are looking for CF diffuser also, how about Arkym?


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I pick numero uno! But if you go numero 2...go satin or matte black. Not a fan of gloss black accents.
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I vote black. Flat black (or CF) as it gives it more weight and there are too many levels and layers to the diffuser design. If it's painted it will become too busy visually.

What spoiler is that?
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looks like he has the diffuser painted gloss black throughout.

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