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      02-09-2007, 12:30 AM   #1
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Updated: Installed Areokit this evening - MORE PICS

Here are couple more pics in the daytime.
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very nice u installed it? how long did it take you?
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Very nice car! It's space gray right? Where did you get your side reflector painted? Does it match perfectly in person like that picture? Nice Aero Bumper!
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very nice u installed it? how long did it take you?
about 15 minutes... it's very simple.

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Very nice car! It's space gray right? Where did you get your side reflector painted? Does it match perfectly in person like that picture? Nice Aero Bumper!
Reflectors and lip were painted at the same time and match perfectly. Local body shop painted, they do great work.
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So the mesh is removable blocking the intercooler? Or did you have to cut it out?
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So the mesh is removable blocking the intercooler? Or did you have to cut it out?
the mesh blocking the intercooler is removable, just tape up the inside of your bumper so you dont scratch it on your way out... The side mesh peices must be taken out from the back of the bumper.
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haha nice teaser w/ that fatty turbo, am i th eonly one that noticed it

sick looking car btw.

so that's the stock intercooler?


dman i can't beleiv eu have a lift in ur garage, lucky sob man
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Reflectors and lip were painted at the same time and match perfectly. Local body shop painted, they do great work.
hmm... i thought i heard someone say that it is nearly impossible to get the reflectors off in a way that would allow you to put them back on. any secrets?
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More photos please!! Looks nice
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the mesh blocking the intercooler is removable, just tape up the inside of your bumper so you dont scratch it on your way out... The side mesh peices must be taken out from the back of the bumper.
Cool, so bumper doesnt have to come off huh. Is their a certain way it comes out?
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Cool, so bumper doesnt have to come off huh. Is their a certain way it comes out?
You have to push it (center mesh) in to release it from all of the clips. Start at a corner and work your way around, once it is free you will have to twist it a bit to manuver it out, thats why I say to tape up you bumper. After you take it out you will still be able to see all of the plastic tabs on the bumper that held it in. It gives it a an unfinished look IMO, i cut the tabs off since I was not interested in putting it back.
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hmm. Ya I would do the same thing but mines a lease
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haha nice teaser w/ that fatty turbo, am i th eonly one that noticed it

sick looking car btw.

so that's the stock intercooler?


dman i can't beleiv eu have a lift in ur garage, lucky sob man
Yeah... that's my buddies turbo off his IS300, damn things so big it always ends up in a pic or two
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hmm. Ya I would do the same thing but mines a lease
you may want to leave it be... I suspect it is easier to remove than to put back.
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what exactly does the aero kit go over...its just a lip correct?
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what exactly does the aero kit go over...its just a lip correct?
It is a front lip which installed over your existing OEM bumper. There is a rear bumper as well but I opted for front lip only.
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how much was it for just the front aero.
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Sick! More pics! Now!!
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Damn this made me love the areo kit even more.
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That looks sick without the mesh.
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