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      03-08-2010, 08:52 PM   #1
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BRracing 135i w Vorsteiner CF front lip

More refinements being added to the BRracing 135i project car (and if you are not familiar with the BRracing 135i project, see the photo section).

This addition is both for performance, and for looks.

As many have noted from a performance perspective, the car suffers from understeer when driven hard. Most of that can be addressed through the extensive suspension modifications, both detailed here, and by so many others in other posts.
But, we would love to have more downforce, and that can usually be addressed with the addition of a front splitter or front lip.

We needed a piece that was both very pleasing to look at, great construction, and had the strength to endure when speeds of over 140mph are obtained on the track. At those speeds, huge amounts of downforce can be generated, and we needed to ensure we had a very stout piece that also had the right attachment elements/methods and overall strength.

We now have one, in the brand new single piece Vorsteiner CF front lip. It is a beautiful piece, built to the same exacting standards that Vorsteiner is known for, but they have also added some strength reinforcing elements to provide the strength and rigidity needed.
- beautiful piece, beautiful finish
- great fitment
- great price
- reinforced construction

The pics show the wonderful fitment and tightness that can be achieved (attention needs to be taken if anyone undergoes the installation AND intends on using the splitter on the track, and we can provide some additional information on how the installation needs to be performed if this is ever to see track duty).

The next track outing for the car will be at our special event at Laguna Seca (BRracing has rented the track for our customer program along with bringing in our Professional Race driver friends to do individual instruction for our customer group) on Monday, March 15, 2010.

Enjoy...and yes, we can get this beautiful piece for you.
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And, yes, we can now get this price and we can take orders for this part.
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      03-08-2010, 08:56 PM   #2
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damn i like it a lot!!!
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      03-08-2010, 10:32 PM   #3
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      03-08-2010, 10:33 PM   #4
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Can you give me a quote on the front lip to 30157
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      03-08-2010, 11:37 PM   #5
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shnaaapppps. finally a picture! So is this going to be offered at group buy or special intro price? PM price shipped to 91763 pplz.
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      03-09-2010, 12:09 AM   #6
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damn that's pretty...best option I have seen so far.
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      03-09-2010, 12:14 AM   #7
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Please PM me pricing to 85629 and when this will be available!!!
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Looks great guys! Thanks for sharing
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      03-09-2010, 12:33 AM   #10
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Guys,
To ensure that we see ALL requests for quotes please send us a PM as well!
We will ensure that we get to everyone and your questions.
If you would like to additionally email us please do so to brracing@gmail.com, and we will send everyone a response.
We look forward to supporting all of you and answering your inquiries.
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Guys,
To ensure that we see ALL requests for quotes please send us a PM as well!
We will ensure that we get to everyone and your questions.
If you would like to additionally email us please do so to brracing@gmail.com, and we will send everyone a response.
We look forward to supporting all of you and answering your inquiries.
Thanks

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definatly not my cup of tea but I am glad to see it done.
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definatly not my cup of tea but I am glad to see it done.
Definitely my cup of tea and I am glad to see it done.

Only fear is cost and ripping the thing off on a driveway, even at stock height.

Think it'd look SICK on Le Mans blue...

Anyway, anybody get an update or PM reply on this???
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      03-09-2010, 03:32 PM   #16
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      03-09-2010, 04:07 PM   #17
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finally.
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Think it'd look SICK on Le Mans blue...
Anything CF looks sick on LMB...and SGM
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Guys,
Wow is all I can say and us and Vorsteiner are overwhelmed with the adoption of this item. We are getting to the inquiries I promise. Production time for this piece to the first set of orders will be 6 weeks out.
We are taking orders at this time. Please PM us for cost on the item.
We want to fulfill everyones desires and inquiries so please let us know how we can help.
Thanks and we look forward to hearing from more of you.

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      03-09-2010, 09:39 PM   #21
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pm price please. How much does it lower the front end?
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      03-09-2010, 10:48 PM   #22
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pm with price. What is the weave on these? 1x1 or 2x2?
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