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I was looking on ebay for some mugen lips, and came across some mugen look alikes that saids "ABs PLASTIC" mugen style lip the price is obviously cheaper but what is the difference i wonder and when you want the buy the original ones, how ...
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|09-13-2007, 09:54 PM||#1|
Original Mugen Lip vs Mugen STYLE Lip
I was looking on ebay for some mugen lips, and came across some mugen look alikes that saids "ABs PLASTIC" mugen style lip
the price is obviously cheaper but what is the difference i wonder
and when you want the buy the original ones, how can you tell if it is real or fake
Anyways, if i would buy the look alikes and then paint them, no one can tell right,
but the guilt inside me , i would not know....
anyone that has bought front or real lips before
Any ADVICE anyone?
|09-14-2007, 01:24 AM||#3|
Urethane only on front lips and bumpers. I'd only go urethane for any and all body kit stuff personally. Fiberglass splinters if you sneeze too hard..
Anything else will get raped the first time you / the lady friend bumps a curb with it.
|09-14-2007, 11:38 PM||#4|
urethane is that like rubber or something?
i know fiberglass is no good, because where im at theres alot of dips, and chipped ground, even at my work man, theres a huge water way/drain
how about plastics? no good?
|09-15-2007, 04:17 AM||#6|
Urethane is what your stock bumper is made out of. That stuff can take a beating.
ABS is better than fiberglass, as it will flex instead of just shattering. But once it flexes to a certain point, it'll snap/crack too. You can bend a urethane bumper in half and it'll pop back to its original shape as long as you don't crease it. ABS/fiberglass would be trash after such a feat.
|09-15-2007, 11:21 PM||#7|
now i know what i am positively gonna get
imma get the Abs or Urethane Mugen style, because i would definitely feel better knowing im scrapping the not so good lip.
and if the paint comes out nicely enough, nobody would tell the difference
<----- one happy camper
|09-22-2008, 12:51 AM||#8|
What about when using aero parts on a track car??? The way the other materials
flex makes me think they wouldn't provide the aero stability of fiberglass, but I guess it comes down to what you want to use your car for... i myself would get the flexer ....but i had a slight curiosity..
|09-22-2008, 01:08 AM||#9|
I don't think it would flex much unless there was a splitter attached to it. Even then, if brackets were used that hold it to the bumper/frame it wouldn't be an issue. I'd assume cost/weight is the reason they go with fiberglass.
|09-23-2008, 12:27 PM||#11|
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