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It looks nice in the photo and I like the way it wraps upward on the ends. The thing with splitters is that they also function as an important sacrificial piece to protect the front end clam. For that they really need to have some beef on the lower front edge (despite the little increased weight) and it's hard to tell if the piece is that tough without actually holding it.

That said, it could be possible to reinforce a thin splitter with epoxy and fiberglass from behind if necessary.
 

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If you hit that splitter hard enough it busts the clam too. AMHIK
 

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If you hit that splitter hard enough it busts the clam too. AMHIK
True, but on those typical low speed brushes with steep driveway aprons it has saved my bacon!
 

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They don't show a pic of the splitter on the car?

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Thanks for the replies. Looks like these are made overseas from Esta-International. Their website is down, or they are out of business. Found some more pics!
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For reasons unknown finding affordable CF splitters for the Elise is just about impossible while there are multiple choices for the Exige. Every time I see a new CF splitter advertised it's Exige only.

I know the stock Exige was delivered with a splitter while the Elise was naked, but I have to believe that current Elise demand is at least as large.
 

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In my seemingly unpopular opinion, it makes more sense to NOT use an expensive CF splitter. I bought a $180 fiberglass splitter that looks great and weighs only a few ounces more than the CF version (it's stupid light anyways). I know eventually I'll crack this splitter, and being fiberglass and cheap I can either repair it easily or replace it cheaply.

Also, don't shoot me, but I've never been a big fan of the cross hatch pattern of CF.
 

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In my seemingly unpopular opinion, it makes more sense to NOT use an expensive CF splitter. I bought a $180 fiberglass splitter that looks great and weighs only a few ounces more than the CF version (it's stupid light anyways). I know eventually I'll crack this splitter, and being fiberglass and cheap I can either repair it easily or replace it cheaply.

Also, don't shoot me, but I've never been a big fan of the cross hatch pattern of CF.
Don't worry my guns are locked in a cabinet! Clearly it's just about personal preference and aesthetics. (I like CF.)

I also don't buy the aero thing as much of a factor unless a person spends a lot of time at very high speeds. You're right though that splitters are likely to take a beating anyway.

BTW, where did you find any splitter for just $180?
 

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