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Old 02-01-2006, 11:20 PM   #1
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I was wondering why nobody used a dremel to cut some of the rear bumper to allow the tips to stay flush. I was looking at it today and think its possible. Whats the reason that none of the SE guys did this?
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I have not considered it because I would rather be sleek and have it look like there is no exhaust exit
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i tilted my muffler and brought the tops straight out from that. no way im cuttin into my bumper.
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Because it would make the bumper look awful. It isn't that expensive to get an SSE/i rear bumper cover if you want to have them flush. I thought about that, and figured if I ever want to go that route, I could still do it at a later date. Over all, I'm happy with my under-slung tips. They scrape sometimes when I exit a parking lot with a steep curb.
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the bumper goes for around $200 right? I dont know, dont think it would look that bad if you were to cut a dimension just the size of your tips to fit.. maybee its just me but you guys are making it sound worse than it really is.

Bugsi do you have more pics of the tips? I saw your thread that was in the garage but they were a bit dark.

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there is a template for sale on regal club for making the cutout... looks fine on a regal.. just make sure u dont **** it up

check this out

http://www.regalgs.org/forum/viewtop...=bumper+cutout
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thanks for the link man. After checking out a few of those regals it doesnt seem so bad.

I might even get this:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/SLP-B...QQcmdZViewItem

just need to decide on what tips.. I think the dual rounded ones to give a look of 4 outlets
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That'* why when I finally have to do exhaust, I wanna get copies of the late 70'* Trans Am tips. Something like this barely poking out from each side...



Hoping for this kinda look (no cutting required)

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those are like the stock tips.. I dont like them too much since you cant even seee them.
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I have often wondered that because I have the exact same car as you do. I think the SSE/SSEi bumper has a larger ground effect that I fear might contrast too much with the factory SE effects. I was thinking about buying dual exhaust with the tip-up tips. so that I can have it hortizonal without pointing down.
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