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      12-22-2012, 07:48 PM   #1
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SLek Front Lip with Intercooler - will it fit?

I have a Slek front lip on my car....does anyone have a Slek front lip and an aftermarket intercooler? specifically a AA Sport.

I am worried the slek wont attach to the bumper after an aftermarket intercooler due to the slight pressure it applies on the bottom of the bumper (and thus deforming it a little)

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      12-22-2012, 08:58 PM   #2
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Isn't AA sport a 5"? I would think it would slip in there without much trouble, a 7" is a tight fit, but I bet you can still mount the slek without issues. There are plenty of people on the forum with various lips and aftermarket FMICs.
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      12-22-2012, 11:44 PM   #4
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The AA sport does deform it but only slightly and it's more toward the rear of the bumper. You definitely wouldn't be able to use those 3 center mounting holes unless you used flat head screws and mounted them from the top or 3M taped that area. I can take better pics of my AA sport from the bottom if you'd like and post them tomorrow.

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damn, that looks like its not sitting right....
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huh? What doesn't look right?
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should there be such a big gap on top.....
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I didn't have any issues with the alignment (tabs and screws). It does seem a tad bit low from that angle...but down here I certainly didn't want it blocking the radiator so it never concerned me as it is not obstructed.
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word, alright - thanks man
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