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Can't wait! Azure blue, black lightweight wheels, lots of carbon including mirror stalks, and chocolate+saddle tan interior.

I recall a thread about protective film... What areas beyond the front bumper and hood are people doing? I think door rocker panels?

My dealer mentioned skid plates under the bumpers... Anyone do this?

I have an escort 9500ci being installed with the display integrated into the rear view mirror. Any other suggestions of things to get done? GPS perhaps? :p
 

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Do the full clear bra Alessandro recommends - and the skid plates. They look good.

Can't wait to see your car! Been dying to see an Azure Blue in person.
 

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I take it the Skid plates are just something your dealer makes up???And are not a Mclaren option!!:)
 

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Yes I believe it is something the dealer created.

Nicely done, but kind of expensive at $750 for some nondescript plastic and bolts that really don't do anything.

I figure if I do end up scratching the bottom of the bumper I can always add them on to cover up the scratches!
 

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I figure if I do end up scratching the bottom of the bumper I can always add them on to cover up the scratches!
Yeah... that's what I'm doing.

And yeah, they are through the dealer - I know McLaren Newport Beach and McLarenSF carry them. Be cautious though, I met the guy who made them last week... and he drives a Ferrari...

I'm considering making my own in Ti - just for the extra fun factor. That and I have a laser cutter and titanium handy.
 

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Now we're talking!

For some real fun, make it out flint... Send a shower of sparks with every hit! :D
My titanium driver makes sparks on really bad swings that hit the ground first, so there is no need to resort to flint. :)
 

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Where exactly are the skid plates on the car?? I can't identify where they are fixed :confused:
Chris,they are on the underside of the painted part of your bumper,starting from the edge of the splitter and going backwards inline with the car,a good idea as i have already scratted this part.Maybe i can get HYPER to make me a set in Ti when he makes a pattern?????:D
 

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Goplay ,
loving the avatar . My Ridgeback started out like that now its 62 kg of food machine

and he is a good passenger ...
 

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Wtdoom: 62KG for a Ridgeback is huge! I'd love to see that guy!

I actually have two Ridgebacks, but they are about 100lb. The avatar picture is when the younger one was 3 months old.

To keep this somewhat on-topic (of at least cars), he is responsible for chewing the leather off the steering wheel of my first Cayenne Turbo. I would have loved to have to seen the expression of a passerby witnessing this happen!
 

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Regarding Protective Film: MAKE SURE YOU ABSOLUTELY DO IT!!! This is specially true if you have one of the metallic(V.O, V.R.) paint finishes.
 

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I'll let you guys know when I make 'em. I love titanium - just a fun material.
 
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