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Old 10-01-2011, 08:15 AM   #1
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RUF Bumper

I had a request for some pics of my RUF front bumper, as soon as my new wheels come in I will post some more but here is one pic for starters

Here is an action shot (those are my kids driving)
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Old 10-01-2011, 08:40 AM   #2
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Love it ! One of my favs !

p.s. Did you add the vents on the top of the bumper ?
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Old 10-01-2011, 09:23 AM   #3
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Yes, I added the vents, personally I think it makes a huge difference in the aesthetics of the bumper, but that is just my opinion.

I am thinking about wrapping the hood in a matte black, like the new GT3, which should look nice when I get my old wheels back on that have the black centers and red lips
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Yes, I added the vents, personally I think it makes a huge difference in the aesthetics of the bumper, but that is just my opinion.

I am thinking about wrapping the hood in a matte black, like the new GT3, which should look nice when I get my old wheels back on that have the black centers and red lips
I concur, the vent adds a nice touch !
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Old 10-01-2011, 12:36 PM   #5
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Looks great.
Didn't you already have a very nice carature (SP?) bumper?
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I wanted to buy that same one but Alois was asking 2K if I remember right, add paint and it was over my budget, went with the GT3 and lip.
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Looks great.
Didn't you already have a very nice carature (SP?) bumper?
Yes I did, but unfortunately I hit a curb and cracked the underside of the CTR bumper. When I went in for an estimate the body shop just happened to have a RUF bumper in the back, no brainer, I swapped out for the RUF bumper
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Old 10-02-2011, 01:54 PM   #8
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nice timing.
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Old 10-03-2011, 10:04 AM   #9
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I wanted to buy that same one but Alois was asking 2K if I remember right, add paint and it was over my budget, went with the GT3 and lip.
You can order the RUF bumper through GT-Racing for under 1K.

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Old 10-06-2011, 04:17 AM   #10
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Love it! I always liked those front bumpers.
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You can order the RUF bumper through GT-Racing for under 1K.

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That's a knock-off version that's made out of FRP . And, I suspect that the fit and finish is very crude .
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This may be a dumb question but here goes. If you add a bumper like this to a non-S does the air going into the center cavity cause problems?
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This may be a dumb question but here goes. If you add a bumper like this to a non-S does the air going into the center cavity cause problems?
The short answer is no. In fact, you'll find that virtually every aftermarket bumper incorporates the center air channel . This poses no problem for a non S boxster . It's simply easier to create a single design .
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On this replacement and on the one you have (Johnny D) do the under body shield and airdams that were stock all mount back in on either S or Non-S.
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where did you get the side intake? I'm thinking about adding that with the Boxster Spyder Porsche lettering for the doors...Just adding some black to the mix.
Maybe I'll just get a second set of OEM and paint them black.

I'm also trying to find a set of winter wheels that aren't 19" with the updated Pcar look.
http://www.oemwheelsplus.com/ebay/wheels/PS522-1910-GMF-1.jpg
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How did you add that vent? Looks awesome!
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On this replacement and on the one you have (Johnny D) do the under body shield and airdams that were stock all mount back in on either S or Non-S.
I'm not exactly sure what your referring to ? But, a properly designed aftermarket bumper will utilized the same mounting points as the original, and there shouldn't be any reason to eliminate underbody shields or air dams (?) .
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I guess this was you at Porsche Palooza this year.
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I'm not exactly sure what your referring to ? But, a properly designed aftermarket bumper will utilized the same mounting points as the original, and there shouldn't be any reason to eliminate underbody shields or air dams (?) .
I recall from a previous for sale post by another member that was selling the same RUF front bumper, it comes with its own under body shield and airdams.
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I know that the Ruf bumper comes with it's own dedicated set of front intake ducts . However, I'm not sure about an underbody shield . Most aftermarket bumpers reuse the oem ducts . Wingnut2u should know.
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