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Rear bumper / exhaust opinions for the 'rex

Discussion in 'Auto Multi-Media' started by civicious, Apr 13, 2007.

What do to?

  1. Leave it alone!

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  2. Cut it up, but leave the exhaust.

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  3. Cut it up and lose the exhaust.

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  1. civicious

    civicious FüK-VTEC VIP

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    So I was browsing Honda-Tech's Drag Racing forum today, and came across this car:

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    ...and I got to thinkin'. My rear bumper really looks like ass. It's a Wings West urethane kit, and it's wavy as fuck, and doesn't really line up well...so I was thinking of copying that white CRX's rear bumper. Within the next few months, the 'rex is getting gutted, caged, and is going to be a mostly track-only car, and I'm thinking about unbolting the rear section of my exhaust as well and putting a turndown where the rear section would bolt up.

    Opinions?

    As it is now:
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    Rear bumper cut, with exhaust:
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    Rear bumper cut, without exhaust:
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  2. klyph

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    Hellz Yeah!
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  3. Battle Pope

    Battle Pope New Member

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    Cut out the lower section, wavy urethane bumpers look like poop.
     
  4. klyph

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    On a more serious note:
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    I think you should find a good fiberglass guy to do this.
    (Sorry my paint skillz sux)
     
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    Battle Pope New Member

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    The bumper is URETHANE.

    EDIT: And, that looks like shit anyway.
     
  6. eg6sir

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    unless you're puttin some rear diffuser in there .. leave it alone..
     
  7. klyph

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    who made that shitty chop? worst 3v4r y0
     
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    what would you do for a rear plate if you chopped that part off
     
  9. civicious

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    track cars don't need rear plates :)
     
  10. K2e2vin

    K2e2vin Senior Member

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    Cut it!

    Also, I'm against filling it in. My cousin had a bumper like that and it made his car look like it got a fat ass.
     
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    I say do it man. I think it looks good ( on the track anyway, on the street I don't care for the rear bumpers mangled with "speed holes") :p

    :thumbsup:
     
  12. EGProject

    EGProject YEEEEAAHHHHH

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    I'd say cut it, and maybe instead of getting a turndown, try and just get a straight-through exhaust with maybe like a Burns stainless muffler on the end. Either that or a Buddy Club Spec II.
     
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    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    Trade the big tip for two small tips, and straighten up the kit.

    That license plate cut-out is the deal breaker here. If that werent there, I'd say go for it.
     
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    i like it with te cut out and no exhaust.

    now what you gonna do about the front bumper ;)
     
  15. NissanNiNjA2nd

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    as long as you are runnin bogarts it really doesnt matter what the rear end looks like.
     
  16. 801CRX

    801CRX Got Rice?

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    I also say do it, be unique and have your own style and flavor!!!
     
  17. civicious

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    ...so I'm on my way downstairs right now to hack up my bumper, and to destroy the rear section of a Thermal R&D exhaust :D
     
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    leave it, you fucking ricer. :)

    oh, and drag strip != track :p
     
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    801CRX Got Rice?

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    Oh and cut the exhaust too since its mostly going to be a drag car.
     
  20. civicious

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    welp, it's done. :D

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    one with the plate on:
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    ...and what's left on the car of the Thermal:
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    It's got the Thermal R&D resonator, plus the second resonator that I put on in place of the cat a while back...and believe it or not, it really doesn't sound that bad with normal driving...at WOT, it screams like a motherfucker...but other than that, it's all good.

    Overall I like it :)
     
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