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Old 02-03-2011, 10:36 AM   #1
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Hofele Design Bodykit

Johnny Danger's post on the new GT3 bumper kit reminded me about this kit I saw a while back & forgot to share:

http://www.hofele.com/en/produkte/porsche/porsche_boxster/boxster_986_karosserie_speed_gt.html

Another refreshingly modern & clean kit.





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Old 02-03-2011, 10:37 AM   #2
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....although not that I see the HUGE pics, it looks like there are some fitment issues under the sides of the fenders...
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Old 02-03-2011, 12:28 PM   #3
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This is one of the few body kits that I've liked. It's a clean look, yet different, IMHO.
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Old 02-03-2011, 12:33 PM   #4
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....although not that I see the HUGE pics, it looks like there are some fitment issues under the sides of the fenders...

Yup, you have a good eye . Once a person has gone through the process of installing a body kit, their eye becomes trained to identify these kinds of fitment problems. Even in the hands of a skilled professional, these kits can be a nightmare to get right . Not to mention, significant cost overruns in time and labor .
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Old 02-03-2011, 02:29 PM   #5
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Love it! Most non-OEM bumpers are a bit out there, but this looks modern, simple and like it would integrate well with the rest of the car when stock. Nice1
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....although not that I see the HUGE pics, it looks like there are some fitment issues under the sides of the fenders...
Other than that... I DO like it.
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Old 02-03-2011, 03:12 PM   #7
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I love the rear bumper without bumperrets..
Is there a way to remove bumperrets on stock rear bumper?

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ps, notice that the stripes down the side have been photoshopped in afterwards (compare the two images and find 10 differences ...); begs the question if other aspects of the images have been modified as well ...
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ps, notice that the stripes down the side have been photoshopped in afterwards (compare the two images and find 10 differences ...); begs the question if other aspects of the images have been modified as well ...
I thought that too, I do like the look of the rear bumper but it it seems to be photoshopped quite a bit, check out above the exhaust something doesn't look quite right.
The front bumper treatment is different to most others I have seen but personally I would prefer less angular line around the centre grill.

But thats just my taste
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Old 02-04-2011, 08:50 AM   #10
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The dividers in the front grill area are too angular and does not complement the rest of the 986's curves. It's not bad but it looks like an obvious afterthought.
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Old 02-04-2011, 09:02 AM   #11
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YEah, I picked up on that, too. Not perfect, but still nice enough IMO to look good.
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Old 09-12-2015, 07:18 PM   #12
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Any one out there have the Hofele?

Yes, I know I am bringing back a very old thread...but....

It seems like the only pics I can find on line are only the ones from Hofele themselves (yes, these very same ones on this thread that are from years ago). I am quite intrigued on this......the kit looks almost OEM to me, yet modern, and not like everyone else with a 986

So questions: does any one out there have the Hofele front or rear bumpers? Was there/is there in fact fitments issues? Would you be willing to share a few pics? I would love to see one of the kits on a real persons car, not just pics the company's own photos. Because if one get the front and rear bumpers, and the wing, it's a lot of money $$$$ sight unseen

Appreciated!

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