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Old 11-15-2012, 02:24 AM   #36
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They're also extremely useful for indicating you've just driven too far into a parking curb.
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They're also extremely useful for indicating you've just driven too far into a parking curb.
Curb checkers.
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Old 11-15-2012, 04:10 PM   #38
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They're also extremely useful for indicating you've just driven too far into a parking curb.
That's an expensive curb feeler...
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Man im going to really build this out of fiberglass, its my winter project

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If you guys want to help by posting measure specs or any info it would help
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Honestly after just installing one on mine, i'm not even sure how you'd measure it accurately without a set of blueprints or OEM drawings to work from.

I have a GT/CS, so I pulled the lower bumper off of my car, so I could flip it over and do all the drilling easier on my workbench, and so i'd be able to clamp and tape it in place to get it set correctly. It took a good bit of time, but I can't see how you'd do it on the car without going nuts.
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Honestly after just installing one on mine, i'm not even sure how you'd measure it accurately without a set of blueprints or OEM drawings to work from.

I have a GT/CS, so I pulled the lower bumper off of my car, so I could flip it over and do all the drilling easier on my workbench, and so i'd be able to clamp and tape it in place to get it set correctly. It took a good bit of time, but I can't see how you'd do it on the car without going nuts.
I did it on the car with ramps. Took about an hour in the cold.
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I'm way too OCD to have been able to do that. I did mine in my basement with good lighting, on my workbench, and still took 3 hours from lining it all up, to drilling holes, and then getting it all bolted up just right. I wasn't in any particular hurry... Maybe I have a problem? lol... I'm sure I could have done it in the garage, on the car, but it would have made me a little nutty doing it.
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I'm way too OCD to have been able to do that. I did mine in my basement with good lighting, on my workbench, and still took 3 hours from lining it all up, to drilling holes, and then getting it all bolted up just right. I wasn't in any particular hurry... Maybe I have a problem? lol... I'm sure I could have done it in the garage, on the car, but it would have made me a little nutty doing it.
Haha Nah. Nothing wrong with that. Better if you feel uncomfortable in anyway to make your life easier. Not exactly a piece you want to mess up, the boss/Cs fascia.
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That's a fact, better to take your time if you feel like you need to. That CS fascia was easier to remove than I expected though, 18,000 bolts (ok so it was only like a dozen or so, but it seemed like more) and 3 electrical connections, not so bad really. I used my cordless drill with a socket attachment on the end, so the number of bolts wasn't really an issue, just more fun with power-tools I can't wait to get my side skirts installed, i'm waiting a bit to do them since they have adheasive bits that need to stick, and it's cold here in Central Ohio. I'll fire up the heater and install them in the next week or so i'm sure.

I'll be interested to hear more feedback on that air suspension system from American Muscle, i've eyed that myself... would be a nice addition after I get some other mods and parts done.
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That's a fact, better to take your time if you feel like you need to. That CS fascia was easier to remove than I expected though, 18,000 bolts (ok so it was only like a dozen or so, but it seemed like more) and 3 electrical connections, not so bad really. I used my cordless drill with a socket attachment on the end, so the number of bolts wasn't really an issue, just more fun with power-tools I can't wait to get my side skirts installed, i'm waiting a bit to do them since they have adheasive bits that need to stick, and it's cold here in Central Ohio. I'll fire up the heater and install them in the next week or so i'm sure.

I'll be interested to hear more feedback on that air suspension system from American Muscle, i've eyed that myself... would be a nice addition after I get some other mods and parts done.
yeah I have pulled my bumper off more than a few times, gets easier everytime, I can maybe get it all the way off now in 15 mins. I installed the CS/Boss Fascia a week out of major surgery when I was supposed to be resting...but the parts were sitting in my living room calling me.

Yeah I got a new trunklid panel off a 2013 GT that I cannot wait to install, but I am in southwest ohio and same as where you are I am sure!

Yeah I've seen nothing but good reviews on them, and it is far cheaper than I expected. I always thought they were 4K+. I can save up the extra 800ish for something that cool. Specially since it can raise the car an inch above stock, so be easier to pull out of some driveways with the boss splitter.
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Just saw this thread and figured I'd post this to help clear up the "what does it do" question. at about 7:30 in the video the ford rep explains... "90lbs of downforce, at 120MPH". so take it for what its worth but this is what ford says. In my daily driving I don't generally hit 120 but it looks cool.
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