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      12-11-2021, 08:18 PM   #1
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Name this Rear Diffuser

Can someone tell me who makes the real version of this diffuser?
Got this from eBay fingers crossed and while everything ‘lines up’ the diffuser has NO curve its completely flat so any attempt to get it to mold to the curve of the bumper would crack this cheap fake cf in half.

But I love the looks of this diffuser and would like to get the real version if anyone can tell me where…
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      12-13-2021, 07:05 AM   #2
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      12-13-2021, 09:29 PM   #3
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Hmmm not a bad name.
Now where can I purchase the real non-knock off version of Steve
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      12-14-2021, 05:50 AM   #4
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Maybe a slow application of heat will enable you to curve the piece....
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      12-14-2021, 09:53 AM   #5
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itís pretty brittle. It might appear like a small degree bend, but when I have one side bolted up the opposite end is about 10 inches away from the bumper and it creaks like its about to snap

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      12-14-2021, 02:59 PM   #6
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itís pretty brittle. It might appear like a small degree bend, but when I have one side bolted up the opposite end is about 10 inches away from the bumper and it creaks like its about to snap
It probably isn't a properly laid-up carbon fibre component, if that is the case, more likely fibre glass or another cheaper composite with either one cosmetic carbon fibre layer, or just a printed carbon fibre effect. As you said at the beginning, probably fake CF, that being said, may be just try and see if will bend, if it has little value.
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      12-16-2021, 01:16 PM   #7
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I tried a little heat and bend and it did crack.
Thinking i can get it on and maybe have it fixed or hidden somehow.
Wishing I could find a legit version of this bumper but I’ll try to make this work.
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      12-17-2021, 02:35 PM   #8
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Do you have a program on your phone that will search the internet for a matching image of a picture you take? I have Google lens on mine and it works pretty well. It might find you what you're looking for.
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It looks great but it snapped once I bolted it into place
Tail light was off because I was going to wire in the diffuser light to the brake.
Took an hour with the heat gun slowly putting the tabs in. Looks like it was a thin layer of CF on top of some type of resin.

The eBay seller is refunding me and i am contemplating picking another one up but trying to have it put on professionally. It looks so good IMO, and I was going to get some quad tips on after
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      12-25-2021, 03:39 PM   #10
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JC Sportline

Found it kind of anticlimactically.
The company is JC Sportline, looks to be a big plant in China.

http://www.jcsportline.com.cn/produc...2014_2019.html

Iíll say I think I got an older version of this and Iím actually going to try again directly through them to see if it works out any better. Also going to take my bumper off completely for the install *fingers crossed*
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      12-27-2021, 05:56 AM   #11
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Always something, keep us posted....
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      12-28-2021, 11:19 AM   #12
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I don't think you are going to be happy. Just look at the defect on their web page photo when it looks to be "bent".
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      12-28-2021, 05:12 PM   #13
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A hope and a prayer

If I can get it that close Iím hoping some automotive tape would make it near perfect!

This time I will be more prepared for install, and last time the bumper was already cracked before I even installed it (though to be fair I paid 1/2 the asking price of it on ebay).

I think the reflection may have something to do with it also:
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      06-29-2023, 02:23 AM   #14
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If I can get it that close I’m hoping some automotive tape would make it near perfect!

This time I will be more prepared for install, and last time the bumper was already cracked before I even installed it (though to be fair I paid 1/2 the asking price of it on ebay).

I think the reflection may have something to do with it also:
Any luck with the fitment? Also does the LED light at the bottom of the diffuser work? I'm thinking about this diffuser. Thank you!

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      06-29-2023, 12:55 PM   #15
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John or Mike, lulubell is uncommon name, try to find a name you like and suits.
billybob and lucy-mae probably wont work, I think Dave, yeah Dave is a good name
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damn somone beat me to it, always somone is a better smart arse than you think you are
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      09-07-2023, 01:53 PM   #17
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For the future viewers of this thread. if you come across a diffuser like this, youd have to take the bumper off to to put on a diffuser that does not flex, or leave the diffuser in the sun for a bit.
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      09-15-2023, 03:53 AM   #18
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Well it looks nice if you can keep it that way











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