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      02-02-2012, 04:23 PM   #133
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Looks great! How is the overall finish and quality of the louiellp one, inc. the evenness of the CF weave? These cheaper ones tend to have uneven weave/wavy/laid in different directions etc.?
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      02-02-2012, 07:27 PM   #134
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I just got my JC. Initially i thought now ways its going to fit, but after i took a dremel and cleaned up the tabs, it fit like a glove!

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      02-05-2012, 11:45 AM   #135
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Thanks Mark! Im not very familiar with carbon fiber weaves and patterns so I'll try to get some close up pics. To me the overall product is fantastic and if some cf freak comes up to me and comments on inconsistencies Im going to laugh and tell them to STFU
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      02-05-2012, 01:29 PM   #136
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I installed my JC diffuser. It fit fine, I had to squish the sides inward a bit, but after that everything fit fine and looks great.
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      03-03-2012, 08:53 AM   #137
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      03-10-2012, 08:09 PM   #138
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I just installed my JC Sportsline diffuser.

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Quality is pretty good. There are places you can see light through the weave if you hold it up to the light (which you will never see when installed), there are places where the weave is a bit off, but nothing major. Weave is all going the same direction, mesh pieces are all mounted in the same direction.

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The good and bad(but not very bad at all): The good is that it installed without having to modify a single tab. The not that bad... it can with a crack (see pic). It looks like it took a tiny impact on the top and cracked the clear coat, no weave damage. Completely repairable by a bodyshop, however my dad had all the materials for repair and it looks great. (Reinforced the back, V'ed out the crack, applied more resin and sanded it down). JC knows its cost prohibitive to return an item so they refunded $120 for repair...thumbs up for great communication and customer service on their part.

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Nothing fancy here that others havent noted. Pulled the screws, then slide the tabs out. One thing I noticed made it easier with two people...One pushes on the bumper above the diffuser while the other pulls the diffuser out. I found it a lot easier to pull one side of the diffuser off first (rather than straight out).

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Two people makes this WAY easier. One person on each side. We started on the right. I held up the left side near the exhaust while the other person fit the right side and put in the far right screw. Then he simply one tab at time kind of plying the whole diffuser to the left to line up the tabs and push them in. Then once he got the middle, he held his side in place (to keep his tabs from popping out since its a TIGHT fit), then I continued from the middle to the left plying it left lining up the tabs and pushing them in. Then when all the tabs were lined up and he held it in, I popped in the screws on the left side.

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      03-11-2012, 01:39 PM   #139
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I bought one from Louie from ebay same as OP and packaged very poor, no buble wrap no foam no nothing. Mine had small crack too but on the bottom, can't be seen when mount. Wouldn't buy from them again though. It doesn't matter about pricing or communication.
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I just installed my JC Sportsline diffuser.

Quality:
Quality is pretty good. There are places you can see light through the weave if you hold it up to the light (which you will never see when installed), there are places where the weave is a bit off, but nothing major. Weave is all going the same direction, mesh pieces are all mounted in the same direction.

Damage:
The good and bad(but not very bad at all): The good is that it installed without having to modify a single tab. The not that bad... it can with a crack (see pic). It looks like it took a tiny impact on the top and cracked the clear coat, no weave damage. Completely repairable by a bodyshop, however my dad had all the materials for repair and it looks great. (Reinforced the back, V'ed out the crack, applied more resin and sanded it down). JC knows its cost prohibitive to return an item so they refunded $120 for repair...thumbs up for great communication and customer service on their part.

Uninstall:
Nothing fancy here that others havent noted. Pulled the screws, then slide the tabs out. One thing I noticed made it easier with two people...One pushes on the bumper above the diffuser while the other pulls the diffuser out. I found it a lot easier to pull one side of the diffuser off first (rather than straight out).

Install:
Two people makes this WAY easier. One person on each side. We started on the right. I held up the left side near the exhaust while the other person fit the right side and put in the far right screw. Then he simply one tab at time kind of plying the whole diffuser to the left to line up the tabs and push them in. Then once he got the middle, he held his side in place (to keep his tabs from popping out since its a TIGHT fit), then I continued from the middle to the left plying it left lining up the tabs and pushing them in. Then when all the tabs were lined up and he held it in, I popped in the screws on the left side.

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If the pics dont work or if you want higher res:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/7963494...7629556968493/

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      03-11-2012, 01:45 PM   #140
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I bought one from this guy too and packaged very poor, no buble wrap no foam no nothing. Mine had small crack too but on the bottom, can't be seen when mount. Wouldn't buy from them again though. It doesn't matter about pricing or communication.
You bought from JC sportsline? Mine was insanely wrapped. It took 10min just to unwrap it. I am not convinced my damage was in shipping. There are few vendors anywhere (eBay, forums, etc) that wouldn't have just said 'ship it back to china for refund/replacement'. If you bought from them you should have requested a repair refund.

End of the day, you can't expect a $1400 BMW diffuser for $300.
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      03-11-2012, 01:50 PM   #141
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You bought from JC sportsline? Mine was insanely wrapped. It took 10min just to unwrap it. I am not convinced my damage was in shipping. There are few vendors anywhere (eBay, forums, etc) that wouldn't have just said 'ship it back to china for refund/replacement'. If you bought from them you should have requested a repair refund.

End of the day, you can't expect a $1400 BMW diffuser for $300.
Opps my bad, I bought from louie guy from eBay.
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      03-11-2012, 06:07 PM   #142
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Opps my bad, I bought from louie guy from eBay.
Ah, sounds like JCSportsline is the way to go. No harm in asking louie for a repair refund though.
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      04-09-2012, 08:55 PM   #143
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Just fitted a Scorpione today. Doesn't fit without an hour of sanding down the tabs/clips to fit into the bumper's holes. Once filed down it fits well... great quality and look, but not impressed that the tabs are so off size.
hello, I just got a scopione cf, the tabs are big they don't fit into the bumper. Will I need to sand the tabs so they fit into the bumper?

I was expecting better fitment for $400, if you want a carbon fiber diffuser, go with the one in ebay, don't spend $100 extra for the same piece.

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      04-10-2012, 04:11 AM   #144
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hello, I just got a scopione cf, the tabs are big they don't fit into the bumper. Will I need to sand the tabs so they fit into the bumper?

I was expecting better fitment for $400, if you want a carbon fiber diffuser, go with the one in ebay, don't spend $100 extra for the same piece.

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Use a small file and work down the tabs so they are the same shape as the stock diffuser. Just takes time & patience
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      04-16-2012, 01:57 PM   #145
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Use a small file and work down the tabs so they are the same shape as the stock diffuser. Just takes time & patience
Thanks, I did that and after a couple of hours was able to fit it. Looks good for the price...
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      04-23-2012, 10:50 AM   #146
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so has anyone else bought the one from Louie on ebay? I was thinking about pulling the trigger on it, but wasn't sure on the fitment
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      04-24-2012, 04:59 AM   #147
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I bought one from louiellp and fitment was great. Either spend $350 or $800 up to you
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      04-26-2012, 09:32 AM   #148
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I bought one from louiellp and fitment was great. Either spend $350 or $800 up to you
i ordered it a couple days ago and already got the tracking number. hopefully it fits well
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I've got to get one of these.
If anyone is selling there's...Let me know!
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JC Sportline is no longer on Ebay ... So I think we have to buy a rear carbon diffuser to Louiellp ...
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JC Sportline is no longer on Ebay ... So I think we have to buy a rear carbon diffuser to Louiellp ...
They have a website check it out and request shipment!
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They have a website check it out and request shipment!

Thanks mate, I will send them a mail asap ! It's http://www.jcsportline.com/ isn't it ?
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