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Fitting a GTS rear diffuser to a 981


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@T24RES It helped me with access to the centre area. I had loosened all that off a few weeks ago as I found that on the 987 they were well stuck together and it took me ages to release and I don't want the same to happen on the 981.

I would start with removing both diffusers at each wheel and working in to the exhaust. The second side was easier with the centre plastic support loose

 

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29 minutes ago, Simon said:

Surprised none of you guys had to have the PDC reset by the dealer.  Mercedes is a PITA, as soon as you disconnect the sensors or loom it throws an error and needs a reset.

great job though, looks good.

S

In my limited experience Merc electronics are a PITA and will throw a fault code at the drop of a hat.

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Just had to unclip the pdc sensors not disconnect. Very simple thankfully ................easiest part of the job :blink:!

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On 1/14/2017 at 2:01 PM, T24RES said:

Much improved, imo these tidy the rear end very nicely. And only a smidge more than a set of grilles ?

Thanks to you and @topradio for the help on my project. 

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You can only get them from an OPC. I imported mine from Poland but you can get them in the UK. Price was ~£100.

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Its a great low budget OP mod. Two methods for fitting now documented. Give me a PM if you get to carry it out on the car although I have listed all the learning I discovered. Figuring out the clips (pics posted on the thread) and having some trim tools are key getting the job done. ;) 

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On 06/03/2017 at 8:07 PM, daz05 said:

Where is the best place to buy these in the U.K., any opcs offer a discount on parts?

What is the rough cost to supply?

I checked with my local opc (Wolverhampton) today, they confirmed the list price as posted but you can get a 10% discount f you are a PCGB member ?

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I think I paid about 130 Euro including delivery, when the exchange rate was more favourable.

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On 5 January 2016 at 5:33 PM, topradio said:

Hi Tony. Yes I have kept the old parts in the unlikely event of trading the car to an OPC, I could imagine them being funny about the non-standard appearance and want to offer less based on that.

Ed, I didn't bother changing mine back. OPC didn't even notice. They only commented on how much of a good idea the Zunsports were, but no comment on the GTS diffuser 

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On 08/03/2017 at 0:50 AM, Toeside said:

Its a great low budget OP mod. Two methods for fitting now documented. Give me a PM if you get to carry it out on the car although I have listed all the learning I discovered. Figuring out the clips (pics posted on the thread) and having some trim tools are key getting the job done. ;) 

Getting it next week, I'm going to attempt doing the job with the bumper on looks like releasing from the centre section will be the difficult bit. I'll drop you a pm for some tips.

 

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Yes if you look at the up close shots I have tried to indicate how the clips interact.

Have you got some trim tools flat pry types available? Use tape to protect paint surfaces ;) 

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1 hour ago, rpn said:

Holy thread revival. @topradio 

Any chance of updating the photos I fancy doing the same this year. I have the same problem with Photobucket in other forums too.

Cheers

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