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      01-12-2012, 12:37 AM   #1
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Aero Lip Help!!!!

Hey guys I am considering purchasing an aero lip for my car, but i need to know how much ground clearance i will lose to the aero lip if i do install it. Also if I do purchase it would you guys recommend the one with the carbon fiber on the sides and painted space grey in the middle, or just the complete one that is all painted space grey all over?
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      01-17-2012, 01:39 PM   #2
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im considering buying an aero bumper as well...

and no, id go all painted IMO
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The Aero Lip only adds a fraction of an inch so you won't lose much clearance at all. I've had one on my 07 335i for over a year and have had no problems.
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Thanks and does it pop out more than it does down?
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it will make a big difference in appearance but the lowering part will be very little. And i would get it fully painted and not leave parts of it cf it looks funny
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Make it fully painted for a cleaner looks. Ground clearance wise no more then .5", but it does extend forward from the bumper about 1-1.5", and thats where the biggest difference is. Here are pics of mine for reference. Same color car too.


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such a classy lip. body painted with no CF is my vote.
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Thanks guys I'm probably going to go with it all painted space Grey with no carbon fiber.
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check the vorsteiner lip or ac schnitzer
you might like them , just an opinion don't get something that everybody has it
be unique bro
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Thanks and does it pop out more than it does down?
Yeah, it mostly goes forward with a little drop down. All in all it's maybe 1/4 inch lower than stock.

The CF piece that folks show on some pics in another part (splitter) added to the bottom of the Aero Lip. It's not a standard part of the lip.
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