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Old 02-08-2004, 01:41 AM   #1
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Default about to purchas sedan lip for wagon app, have Q

After extensive searching I've settled on either the sti v2 or v1 lip. Has anyone custom fit either? I want to know if one is easier than the other to fit. If the only thing to do is remove material from the middle to shorten it then I'll go v2 since it is a 2 piece to start with. If the ends need to be reformed slightly to wrap around the outer side of the bumper then I'll go v1. I do know modifications are reqired to fit plus some of this.


Both are fiberglass from the readings I find. Same process to reform either. Thanx for your input.
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Old 02-14-2004, 08:04 PM   #2
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I went with a ver1 replica, we shall see in the next few weeks how it turns out.
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Old 02-14-2004, 08:57 PM   #3
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Let me know how that works out as I am looking for a lip and am willing to modify it.
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Old 02-14-2004, 09:04 PM   #4
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sounds good. I'm half tempted to mold it to the bumper, but then you have to repaint the whole thing if you ever chip up the lower section
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Old 02-14-2004, 10:52 PM   #5
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ive seen this car in person and it looks awesome. good luck
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Old 02-14-2004, 10:55 PM   #6
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Old 02-15-2004, 01:46 AM   #7
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doh, pictures were removed.
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Old 02-15-2004, 02:10 PM   #8
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Default 04 lip

I am in the same situation, I want the 04 STI lip in Myles post and don't know what is involved to make it fit my wagon. Keep us posted and lets see some pics in possible. Good luck Tucker
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Old 02-15-2004, 04:07 PM   #9
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nevermind my link is effed. if you do a search on i-club for the username landshark it will bring up a thread called wagon pics. thats what i was trying to link to in case your wondering what it looks like.

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Old 03-09-2004, 12:23 PM   #10
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Thanks to Max at Gruppe-s ((M-F 10-6 PST): (510) 498-8400 ) the V1 carbon replica lip is on the wagon with minimal change.



I'm still debating painting it since I'm not to fond of the carbon look. Some minor fitment issues will be resolved at that time as well. Granted photos do not do it justice, looks far better in the further down picture IMO.

The bumper is a stock wrx shaved wagon bumper. Note no more license plate holder

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Old 03-09-2004, 03:23 PM   #11
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I think painting it would look better also. Maybe in addition get the STi side markers that are smoked?
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Old 03-09-2004, 05:38 PM   #12
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yeah, the side markers are a must since these clears melted I guess you get what you pay for. We recently pulled off the sti grill to see how the stock setup looked. Maybe a zerosport front grill is in need.
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Old 03-09-2004, 08:19 PM   #13
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looks good!



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Old 03-09-2004, 09:36 PM   #14
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ok, V1 carbon replica lip is on the wagon with minimal change. Our server is not allowing me to currently upload shots so you'll have to wait till this afternoon. More to come shortly.



I'm still debating painting it since I'm not to fond of the carbon look. Some minor fitment issues will be resolved at that time as well.

The bumper is a stock wrx shaved wagon bumper. Note no more license plate holder
Looking good
so, wanna tell us how minimal is minimal?
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Old 03-09-2004, 10:02 PM   #15
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Am I the only stupid one here to blow $600 on the JDM wagon lip? I think it's the best looking on for the wagon...without any modification. I have yet to put it on. I'm just waiting for the state to sweep the sand off the roads. Can't wait...I just wish I could read Japanese(all the instructions are in Japanese). Wish me luck!

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Old 03-09-2004, 10:12 PM   #16
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Prelude/2.5rs- Picture of the JDM wagon lip? Wondering if it is similar to the sti v1 or v2 or uk sti lip.

The only modification that needed to be done was a few rivets to hold it to the stock bumper from the underside and 3 across the top portion in the center scoop. Since they are black they are unnoticed. It's ready to take on the world of uneven pavement

What I did notice is that the lip is longer from front to back than the wagon bumper is. The width of the bumper is fine, but if you place the lip on and push it completely flush in the front then you have about 1" hanging off in the tire well area. Shortening the lip would require cutting off the end caps, removing about 1" of material on each side and reattaching the end caps via resin and fiberglass. Painting would be in order at this point.

I'm almost thinking about silver on the sides which fades to the carbon fiber across the front. This way the lip can be shortened and the carbon feel is kept. Again, more money I'll try and have someone photo shop the effect first though.


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Old 03-10-2004, 02:10 AM   #17
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Whoa, that car looks seriously cool. I may have to consider a silver wagon now... that is an excellent looking wagon!

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Old 03-10-2004, 07:37 AM   #18
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I'd post pics, but I don't know how to. You can find the lip on Japanparts.com. That's where I had to get it from. I do like your wagon though.

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Old 03-10-2004, 09:41 AM   #19
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Wow, the wagon looks a lot different from the east coast days. Nice change though!
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Old 03-10-2004, 11:10 AM   #20
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no_rex_yet- yeah, so does my wallet lol

I must admit though, it needs a bath in a bad bad way
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Old 03-10-2004, 11:22 AM   #21
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So, has anyone installed a sedan lip onto a 04 wagon? I'm interested in the Chargespeed V1 lip or the STi lip. How much work does it involve to make them fit the wagon??
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Old 03-10-2004, 12:24 PM   #22
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prelude/2.5rs- I believe this is the item you have on order:



It looks identical to the UK wagon version. Nice piece.
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Old 03-10-2004, 01:00 PM   #23
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someone here in washington did a sedan front end on a wagon and did a chargerspeed kit. he posted some picks a couple weeks ago in the car gallery. shouldnt be too hard to find.
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Old 03-11-2004, 06:54 AM   #24
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Hey East Coast---That's exactly the lip I bought. Yeah, it's a little pricey, but the fit will be perfect and it comes painted.

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Old 03-11-2004, 11:44 PM   #25
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Hey East Coast---That's exactly the lip I bought. Yeah, it's a little pricey, but the fit will be perfect and it comes painted.

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I ordered that too for my wgn....front and rear......just waiting for the damn thing to come in....ordered it in Jan

where did you get yours from? youd paid 600 for just front?
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