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Years ago there was a guy selling the ABS front spoiler for the Esprit.
I have not seen anyone selling it or in ebay.
Do you know where to buy this spoiler?

This darn spoiler is like a snow plow.:mad:
 

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I'm also interested in this CF front spoiler, please let us know price and availability?
GROUP BUY??? Do you gain any ground clearance? It would be a real shame to hit anything with it.
 

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I'm also interested in this CF front spoiler, please let us know price and availability?
GROUP BUY??? Do you gain any ground clearance? It would be a real shame to hit anything with it.
There is no group buy involved Claudius keeps them in stock. Last year the splitter cost $457 plus shipping.
 

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So does anybody have this on there car? How is the ground clearance compared to the stock front spoiler? I'm just worried about hitting it on driveway entrances and would like some feedback from a personal experience
 

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Any spoiler down there is going to hit everything. When the cars were shipped new to dealers the spoiler was not attached. The dealer had to put it on. The factory knew it would get ruined from the car being loaded and unloaded on transporters. The factory spoiler was 2 piece so when you damaged it you only had to buy the half you broke. You will learn to take driveways at an angle and NEVER park close to the parking bumpers in a parking lot. The spoilers can be repaired. Try to save all of the broken parts to glue back together. Scratches can be polished out. Many owners just drive without the spoiler (maybe they don't have one or they just got tired of hitting everything with it?).
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Any spoiler down there is going to hit everything
Exactly what I was thinking. My driveway is very steep and I've found at some speeds, I clear; other speeds, the spoiler scrapes. At the wrong angle, ping... And even if I master the exit and entry of my drive, somewhere else, ping... It will hit something.

I'd rather have the flexible, pliable, somewhat ugly, OEM spoiler.
It seems to survive most minor scrapes.
 

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Exactly what I was thinking. My driveway is very steep and I've found at some speeds, I clear; other speeds, the spoiler scrapes. At the wrong angle, ping... And even if I master the exit and entry of my drive, somewhere else, ping... It will hit something.

I'd rather have the flexible, pliable, somewhat ugly, OEM spoiler.
It seems to survive most minor scrapes.
Yes, I agree. I have a steep driveway going in and out of my townhome and the front scrapes all the time. Even at sharp angles when I have my wife in the car it would still catch.

Happy that I have the split flexible spoilers rather than a stiff cf or fiberglass replacement.
 

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I spent $2K to re-contour the apron to my driveway so that the front didn't scrape.:clap:


Then, YellowHornet visited and his S4s STILL scraped....:eek:

So, I still tell V8 owners to park in the street. TADTS


PS: when I bought my parking lift, I got special "Ferrari Ramps" that were longer and had a gentler slope.


(The things we do for our Esprits!!!!!!) rotfl
 
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The spoilers can be repaired. Try to save all of the broken parts to glue back together. Scratches can be polished out.
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I tried to ask if he had all the broken parts as they can be glued or fusion welded. It seems he justs want to buy a new one.
 

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Thanks Max
Yeah I glued it using a plastic two parts catalyst glue.
Works alright......no sense of buying an expensive carbon spoiler. I will trash it in seconds. No matter how careful i am, I can't judge when - where I will scrape the little bump.
 

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For plastic repair I use the repair kit from Eastwood. Finish it off with bondo then hit it with paint. Same way I fix sport bike fairings.
 
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