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      10-17-2010, 01:37 AM   #1
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PYSpeed.com | ARKYM Z4 Full Carbon Front Lip Rear Diffuser AeroWing Installed Photos

Sorry for the long wait, here are some installed photos of the ARKYM Z4 Full Carbon Front Lip Spoiler, Carbon Fiber Rear Diffuser, and Carbon Fiber AeroWing.










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      10-17-2010, 01:38 AM   #2
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Just got more, guys!










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      10-17-2010, 01:58 AM   #3
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      10-17-2010, 02:02 AM   #4
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Yea, wing looks great, kind of hard to see the lip and diffuser with picture angles plus the car being so black.
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      10-17-2010, 02:52 AM   #5
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People wanted to see pictures of these products installed on a Z4M to get a better idea of how they'd look in real life. And you posted pictures of them installed on a BLACK Z4M taken in a bad lighting condition. It's as if you're afraid of people seeing the lines clearly and finding out the product are actually fugly or something.

Seriously who makess the marketing decisions at PYSpeed/ARKYM?
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People wanted to see pictures of these products installed on a Z4M to get a better idea of how they'd look in real life. And you posted pictures of them installed on a BLACK Z4M taken in a bad lighting condition. It's as if you're afraid of people seeing the lines clearly and finding out the product are actually fugly or something.

Seriously who makess the marketing decisions at PYSpeed/ARKYM?
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Take it easy, it's the weekend and they are processing the photos as we speak. I actually sneak these two photos up first, we will get more very soon. Please bear with us.

Eric =)
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      10-17-2010, 03:05 AM   #7
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no hurry here. just thought a white car or other car not black would have been a better choice in terms of marketing the "new" items. Great thanks to you to sneak these in, you have to understand, the aftermarket support for our cars is scarce enough, and you guys have taken long enough to debut these pieces =P

So anyways, I have personally been waiting for a decent picture of the front lip and after all this time i've seen pictures of the rear deck lid and diffusor.

GIMME THE FRONT PICS.

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no hurry here. just thought a white car or other car not black would have been a better choice in terms of marketing the "new" items. Great thanks to you to sneak these in, you have to understand, the aftermarket support for our cars is scarce enough, and you guys have taken long enough to debut these pieces =P

So anyways, I have personally been waiting for a decent picture of the front lip and after all this time i've seen pictures of the rear deck lid and diffusor.

GIMME THE FRONT PICS.

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Totally Understand.... they are working on a few other parts like C63 AMG and M3 at the same time, hence the delay......

We appreciate you all being extreme patient with us as well.

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why yes, its staring at your through my sig.

asdf;lkj I've literally been waiting for a front lip/piece that works with the stock bumper (my fav design) for a long time. I'm almost certain that the lip as I've seen through its prototype stages on my white M bumper with the middle vinyled black would look simply gorgeous.

What do you think ,eric.
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Here's a suggestion that you can pass along to ARKYM. People scrape the Z4M front splitters all the time. Few people are going to pay $1400 for a part that's destined to get roughed up and in a much worse way than the OEM Z4M splitters.

Carbon fiber is fancy and all that. But look into making a cheaper front lip made with the rubbery material that Porsche uses to make the GT3 front lip. The GT3 lip is meant to be bendable, able to withstand some scraping and able be replaced cheaply (even for a Porsche OEM part).
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^ yeah yeah, I'm with GP on this. Urethane ftw. Then make the parts way more affordable to the masses
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hope to see some pics pointing right at the rear and right at the front of the car
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More Photos Added on the original post up top... Thanks for your patient!
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LOL. More black-and-white pictures to show the black carbon fiber parts installed on a black Z4M? Your marketing planner is pure genius.
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i dont mean to sound like a dick or anything, and while the pictures look Cool, i gotta agree with GP20...

all people want to see is how the pieces look on a car... not some dudes photoshopping skills

cant you just take the car out side if its bright n sunny or indoors so long as the lighting is nice, take some normal pictures of all angles of the car (not angles to make the car look cool but angles so we can see the pieces installed)

but thanks for the new photos neway
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Hard to tell with the close ups and edited photos. Just simple pics will make me happy
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Hard to tell with the close ups and edited photos. Just simple pics will make me happy
In regular color too please
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Reposting what I said in the other thread b/c I think they have merit...

Comment re: price. The parts look sick. And the materials are, I'm sure, top notch. And I trust that you aren't gouging the price and really make only an appropriate profit on the parts. All that assumed to be true, I think the parts are overbuilt and therefore overpriced. Having this be double-sided carbon fiber certainly adds to the "oooh" and "aaah" factor but it is unnecessary and serves zero function. Weight savings in parts this size, and being of the "sprung weight" variety, are inconsequential. The parts, when painted, would function just as effectively if FRP or, even better, polypropylene plastic (same material as OEM parts). Bottom line, great prototype. It'll work wonders for promotional efforts. But please use it to make a mold for plastic, not CF, parts that we can all afford? And keep in mind that a front spoiler or rear diffuser will get roughed up on the roads so having it made out of something that doesn't shatter like plastic... you get the idea.

I say all this because I think the rear diffuser (and front spoiler) is SICK. But I would never be able to justify spending nearly $3000 on these parts. I don't think I'm alone in this sentiment. Please keep this in mind when considering whether it is worthwhile to offer lower priced and more accessible options. You obviously spent time designing and bringing to market so you may as well get it installed on as many cars as possible to further the brand.
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same comments on the photos.

the parts are very nice. just wondering if they will come in a fiberglass or polyurethane as a cheaper alternative? it could be a nice option for us to have if we want these parts to be painted to match with car. (just like Vorsteiner parts)
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I'll have to stick with the majority of the comments made here. Until i have 1500$ to spend on a full carbon front lip to my already 3~4 inches off the ground front bumper, I'd be buying a car way above this price range. Not to bag at all, but in all sincerity, our markets already small enough, making that one affordable piece to which most people agree on should guarantee an actual profit.
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The diffuser looks really good. Those flat black stockers look really good as well! Haha. Quite a hefty price tag though.
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