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Hey Joe,
I was looking at you car pic and thought of something you might consider for visual appeal. You could collapse the front bumper and push it into the body. The energy absorbing bumper struts are gas charged. You can drill a small hole in each of them to let the gas escape, then use a towel covered 2x4 and a big machinist's hammer to tap the bumper back. I think it makes the front end much more attractive. The bumper looks to be more a part of the body than something bolted on. Compare the photo of yours with the photo of mine.

I also found a place where you can get the Euro front spoiler for $1,100 if you are interested. But collapsing the front bumper is free.

I tried to get a better pic of your car from the garage section but your photos were imbedded in the message rather than added as attachments and it looks like they were lost when Andrew re-did the site. I'll PM him about this.
 

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Actually if they were imbeded then it would mean that they were on another site linked to here.

Pete,
The way you describe the bumper alteration sounds kind of comical and very, shall I say, "shaddy"? First take a hammer and pound this part back, be sure not to break....

end result is of course very nice.

Andrew
 

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Yes well Pete
that's what you get when you let americans go there way on a perfectly good italian car
i didn't noticed this before, but it almost seems that you have a euro version, i can't see it on this pic, but do you have an american rearbumper version or not?
 

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i think i will just leave it as is for the time being. that bumper, as ugly as it may be, saved the front of my car a month ago. i had some stuff that i was moving around in the garage. some of which was hard and heavy. anyway i went in the house and when i came back out it had tipped over and smacked the front bumper taking a large chunk of rubber with it. so after alot of cussing i got out the modeling puddy and bondo. i used some rubber cement to hold the chunk in place, then i bondo'ed and filled in the cracks. then i reshaped it till it all looked like new and then repainted the part of the bumper. BAMMMM!!! good as new. cannot tell that i almost ruined a perfectly good bumper. :D
 
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