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Old 05-26-2012, 11:51 AM   #1
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Yes or no?

Just purchased a the replica Mach 1 front lip off AM because it was on sale and too cheap to pass up. Now my question is should I install it? I have a 01' Bullitt and i just want to know everyone's opinion. Leave it stock or add the lip?
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Re: Yes or no?

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Re: Yes or no?

I don't know...your bullitt has low miles and it didn't come with one from the factory. I'd say throw it on without hesitation if it didn't require drilling into your bumper.

Are you concerned with keeping the car stock for value or have you already altered it's "stock" form ~ exhaust, fog lights, etc.

I have seen a few bullitts with the chin spoiler on in car shows and it looks good, but those bullitts were modded so the owners obviously didn't care about the car holding it's stock collectability value.
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I don't know...your bullitt has low miles and it didn't come with one from the factory. I'd say throw it on without hesitation if it didn't require drilling into your bumper.

Are you concerned with keeping the car stock for value or have you already alter it's "stock" form ~ exhaust, fog lights, etc.

I have seen a few bullitts with the chin spoiler on in car shows and it looks good, but those bullitts were modded so the owners obviously didn't care about the car holding it's stock collectability value.
That is true, i agree that if you need to drill holes then its a no go.
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That's my dilemma, drilling holes is required for the install, and that's what has me doubting my purchase. I have already done some mods: H&R race springs, polyurethane bushings, camber bolts, MAC cold air intake, SCT with BAMA 93 race tune, and just installed my MGW short throw shifter and CG lock for my drivers side seat belt. All of my mods have been strictly performance type mods without changing the stock appearance, other than a drop in ride height. I might end up buying 18" staggered Bullitts, but that is the only other appearance mod in the possible future. But as for now, my Bullitt appears stock.
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Re: Yes or no?

Right, everything you listed you can return back to stock. It's up to you...I'm sure you could sell the chin spoiler fairly quickly as well...always people looking for them.
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That's what I'm thinking. I only payed $63 for it and I'm sure I could get my money back in full by selling it locally. Im still undecided though, I might just keep it stored and install it down the road once I get the 18" Bullitts.
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If you really like the look the just buy a new bumper from a local junk yard and spray it to match and put it on that and keep the bullit bumper so you can put it back to stock!!
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If you really like the look the just buy a new bumper from a local junk yard and spray it to match and put it on that and keep the bullit bumper so you can put it back to stock!!
I agree it never hurts to have a back up just make sure you wrap your original one in a few blankets for storage if you do so
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I'm pretty sure that my front bumper is a standard issue GT bumper, so I'm sure I could replace my current bumper with a new one without hurting the cars collectors value. But I could be wrong. But I like the idea of having a back up bumper.
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I'm pretty sure that my front bumper is a standard issue GT bumper, so I'm sure I could replace my current bumper with a new one without hurting the cars collectors value. But I could be wrong. But I like the idea of having a back up bumper.
I personally would just buy a new bumper and spray it and put the one that came on the bullit up in the garage wrapped up nice and cozy!
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Re: Yes or no?

Yes, they are the same as the GT bumpers.
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Thanks for the responses guys. I really like the look of the Mach 1 lip. But I think I will sit on it for a while, and I might look into buying a second front bumper to install it on later.
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Thanks for the responses guys. I really like the look of the Mach 1 lip. But I think I will sit on it for a while, and I might look into buying a second front bumper to install it on later.
you could figure out a way to avoid drilling into the car and still have it stay. it might be jimmy rigging but if you put it on for a day and decide you love it you can permanently put it on.
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you could figure out a way to avoid drilling into the car and still have it stay. it might be jimmy rigging but if you put it on for a day and decide you love it you can permanently put it on.
Yea, you could jimmy rig it but besides using small c-clamps on the inside of the fender lol. The only other way i think you could do it is use two sided tape but the really thin stuff. the only problem I think you would have is a gap between the bumper itself and the mach 1 lip. I don't think you could really see it but its worth a shot instead of buying a new bumper or drilling.
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Yea, you could jimmy rig it but besides using small c-clamps on the inside of the fender lol. The only other way i think you could do it is use two sided tape but the really thin stuff. the only problem I think you would have is a gap between the bumper itself and the mach 1 lip. I don't think you could really see it but its worth a shot instead of buying a new bumper or drilling.
duct tape from behind to the bumper! invisible to the eye and very secure for a good period of time
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ha yea but what about when that period of time happens when your going down the road and it comes off and you run over it lol
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ha yea but what about when that period of time happens when your going down the road and it comes off and you run over it lol
you shout YOLO out the window and floor it
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you shout YOLO out the window and floor it
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you shout YOLO out the window and floor it
haha, I friend of mine had a bullitt and he jimmy rigged his scope because he somehow knocked off when we was cleaning it or something I forgot what he said. But we were going down the interstate at 90 mph and it just flow off and went straight up, hovered for a few secs and landed on car three car links behide us. WHAT he do....he just floored it lol
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