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KillerDynoSoar 12-12-2006 05:10 AM

911 ST Flares
I have backdated Carerra 3.0 and I was hoping of going for the ST look I have seen that GT racing sell glass wings/fenders that provide the 9 flare to recreate that look. However I have a couple of questions that you guys maybe able to help me answer.

The rear ST flare is 9 my stock body Carerra already comes with a rear flare from standard. Is the Carerra3.0 flare the same or similar to the ST or RS flare?
Do they look that different?

Do you guys think I can run the front ST 9 flared glass wings with my standard rear Carerra flares? Will it look right?

JeremyD 12-12-2006 05:14 AM

The ST flares are more rounded - You could probably make the Carrera flare rounded - I know rdane did a similiar treatment to the rear of his car.

jpnovak 12-12-2006 06:02 AM

Here was my solution when I built my ST replica. I hammered out the fender lips adding just over 1/2" of flare while rounding the edges. I did use the ST/RSR early fenders from GT Racing.

KillerDynoSoar 12-12-2006 06:14 AM

I have to say thats bloody amazing and just the kind of feedback I was hoping for.

Do you have a link for the finished article? :) So cool..

Last question; can I use my standard glass 'S' bumper with the GT Racing wings or do I have to buy the wider ST front bumper from GT racing?

jpnovak 12-12-2006 06:24 AM

Here are some finished pictures. there are many more links in the archives that you can find by searching my user name and "project". Look for the threads that I started. t

You will need the new front bumper. The stock S bumper will be about 1.5" too narrow to meet up with the flares. Of course, Some early racing pictures that show cars running under the then new Gruppe B rules that allowed 2" wider flares do not have the wide bumper. Makes the car look quite purposeful but not quite complete.

btw, Chad is hosting a large collection of ST pictures and there are many in the archives here on PP.

KillerDynoSoar 12-12-2006 06:34 AM

Thank you Jeremy and JPNovak :)

KillerDynoSoar 12-12-2006 06:41 AM


JeremyD 12-12-2006 09:17 AM

You are welcome. Good luck with your project. umber=1

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