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Old 01-15-2007, 04:41 PM   #1
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rear diffusers

do you guys think they will looks good on my car or not?
i am thinking about getting a pair, or possibly a updated bumper.

here is a quick photoshop of them on my car
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I think they will always look good on any boxster. I on the other hand think they cost too much.
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they kinda do, as much as it costs to get a whole new bumper with them on on fleebay
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True, if you find any for a decent price, let me know ok.
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Old 01-15-2007, 04:53 PM   #5
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Ive got some, they look good, but not a huge difference.
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Old 01-15-2007, 04:55 PM   #6
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Ive got some, they look good, but not a huge difference.
yeah i know, I seen your pictures, i guess black doesnt really show too much detail except when its dirty, then you can see every little speck of dirt on the car.
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Old 01-15-2007, 04:57 PM   #7
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I like them. And wish the 987 had them. Porsche gave them to the Cayman:
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Old 01-15-2007, 05:01 PM   #8
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*Im scratching my head as i type this*
what's the purpose of rear diffuser?
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Old 01-15-2007, 05:14 PM   #9
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*Im scratching my head as i type this*
what's the purpose of rear diffuser?
Looks only, on our cars. There was a very high-tec discussion about this on RennTech a few weeks back.
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Old 01-15-2007, 05:22 PM   #10
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THANKS, B!
If it's only for the looks, it really looks good...looking at the pix posted by dj, w/out the diffuser, it's kinda rear naked..hehehehehehe!
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Old 01-15-2007, 05:32 PM   #11
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THANKS, B!
If it's only for the looks, it really looks good...looking at the pix posted by dj, w/out the diffuser, it's kinda rear naked..hehehehehehe!
Unklekraker, here is the link for your reading pleasure:

http://www.renntech.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=12028&hl=diffuser
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Old 01-15-2007, 05:35 PM   #12
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do you guys think they will looks good on my car or not?
i am thinking about getting a pair, or possibly a updated bumper.

here is a quick photoshop of them on my car
I think it looks totally cool and really great on your car especially because of the color. But like what other people say, I think they cost too much. Are they easy to install? Do you need to drill holes or anything like that to install them?
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Old 01-15-2007, 05:40 PM   #13
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It looks good. Nice P-chop too. I think the euro bumper (bumperette-less) would be a more noteworthy upgrade. Then strap a diffuser to that.
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Old 01-15-2007, 05:50 PM   #14
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Unklekraker, here is the link for your reading pleasure:

http://www.renntech.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=12028&hl=diffuser
(P1.V1)/A1 = (P2.V2)/A2
now it makes a lot of sense, all i have to do is break down this formula and i'm good to go...hehehehe! j/k!

so, it does have a purpose on a certain cars but mainly looks for our boxster. not bad, better than 747 wing on the rear....

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Old 01-15-2007, 05:51 PM   #15
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Djomlas,

Those look good on your car. If you keep the standard bumper without diffusers,what would look fantastic but is a little pricey is if you would put a Porsche sports exhaust on there, with the dual tips and dual pipes that show underneath the car from behind. The old style one, not the new style one. Take care,

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Old 01-15-2007, 05:51 PM   #16
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It depends on what kind you buy. The ones I bought use the existing holes in the bumper and are a straight bolt on without drilling holes.

I bought them to complete the back end and block the view of the transmission now that my aftermarket muffler makes the rear end's mechanicals so visible.

Sadly, I have no pix to show anyone yet because the friggin' body shop I want to use said "we're swamped for two weeks. Don't bring the pieces in for a good long while."

Time for another body shop I think!
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Old 01-15-2007, 05:58 PM   #17
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Djomlas, did you paint your bumperettes yet? I agree with Jeph, our cars look better without the bumperettes.
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Old 01-15-2007, 05:59 PM   #18
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How do yours use only stock holes? Mine use THE 2 stock bolts and you drill one hole by the exhaust tip. Where else could you attach it?
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Old 01-15-2007, 06:07 PM   #19
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i didnt paint anything yet
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Here are mine, DJ. I like them. This isn't the best picture, but you get the idea. I also painted the bumperettes and put the twin exhaust tips on it like Mike mentioned.

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