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partyball
03-09-2007, 06:25 PM
If any of you have been following my projects you probably saw the bodykit install and molding project. I never really liked the Invader 2 front but I had to install it to pass my senior project to pass highschool. I couldn't stand leaving it on so I was goin to buy a CS bumper. That plan fell thru so i decided to modify my stock bumper then add or make a lip for it later. Here is what I have done so far.

http://img338.imageshack.us/img338/1223/img0826ui6.jpg

http://img152.imageshack.us/img152/1304/img0827en6.jpg

http://img338.imageshack.us/img338/7105/img0830hv1.jpg

http://img145.imageshack.us/img145/4581/img0829py3.jpg

I still need to do a little fiberglass work but let me know what you think so far.

Colossus20v
03-09-2007, 08:26 PM
I was going to do that same exact thing with my bumper if I couldnt get a CS.

Hookecho
03-09-2007, 08:58 PM
damn...that's a badass idea. i might have to do that with my old bumper.

PhillyDRFT
03-10-2007, 02:37 AM
theres a writeup of how to do this on toyotacelicaonline.com it's been there for years. Looks good though. I would fiberglass the holes where you cut out.

partyball
03-10-2007, 07:34 AM
Yea Im that was my 5 minute hack job. Ill glass it later this week. The car should be gettin painted within the next 2 weeks.

celicatrd93
03-10-2007, 10:22 AM
i was going to do the same then add a lip, then i could not find a lip,they were to small and pricey, i found one at carcept.com but its in europe, so just bought a 90-91 bumper and slaped on a erebuni lip. your bumper is looking good good luck with your project, post some pics.

partyball
03-10-2007, 04:11 PM
I might be trying to make a lip. Ill have to see how much spare time I have on my hands this week.

1990CelicaGT-S
03-13-2007, 08:58 AM
That looks pretty good. I was going to do it myself a while back but decided not to.

Cavanagh
03-14-2007, 08:29 PM
Looks alot cleaner, nice job.

Colossus20v
04-02-2007, 08:08 PM
did you put this on your car yet?

partyball
04-03-2007, 06:26 AM
Yea its on the car. Ill post some pics. Still needs alittle glassin and the car still isnt painted though

andy
04-03-2007, 07:08 PM
mines like that now, cut all the supports out to get better cooling and viewing of my FMIC

Colossus20v
04-04-2007, 02:03 PM
post pics of it on the car please. Im considering doing this real soon. Thanx.

90CelicaST
04-05-2007, 06:09 AM
post pics of it on the car please. Im considering doing this real soon. Thanx.

I thought you were getting an RC bumper?

Colossus20v
04-05-2007, 06:27 AM
I thought you were getting an RC bumper?
I was. Until people bailed out on me or couldnt get a good deal for one. I just gave up on it for right now. Maybe next year or something.

insomnak8702
04-05-2007, 05:58 PM
i'll let my cs bumper go for $290 shipped if you're interested pimpin. plus in exchage for your bumper. im in need of money to repair my civic right now. let me know. probably letting go of my all-trac hood also.