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Old 01-12-2018, 04:24 PM
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Update looks better. Wanting one now lol. Any files of just the diffuser? To see how far it goes back.
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The update is a solid improvement, brings the back end closer to 2018. Since the outlet for the exhaust tips is now enclosed, will the diffuser accommodate most aftermarket sizes? The rendering looks like a "tight fit".
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Old 01-12-2018, 04:55 PM
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The thread is titled Race Edition

To me, this implies something designed to be functional on the racetrack.

Look at the diffusers on the C5R and C6R for functional designs.

You're getting pretty as an attractive street version, and I question its usefulness on the racetrack.

I want something that maximizes racetrack benefit.
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Originally Posted by Toys4Life C5 View Post
Seems like between the mufflers and piping being sealed up a bit things would get hot in there?
The muffler is in the center and the facyory slits on the bumper are ment for heat extraction
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Pretty sure the factory slits are to reduce the air daming of the rear bumper. The exhaust has cooled substantially by that point.
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Pretty sure the factory slits are to reduce the air daming of the rear bumper. The exhaust has cooled substantially by that point.
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Old 01-29-2018, 03:23 PM
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Thanks again for all the feedback guys! Updates will be posted soon, stay tuned!
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Use the existing C7R racing version rear defuser ...modified to fit C5.

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Hi Everyone, We are currently developing a new Rear Diffuser for the C5 Corvette, starting out with a digital 3D scan for the most accurate reference as possible. The Diffuser's development will take place on cutting edge 3D modeling software and 3D prints. We would love to hear your thoughts, help us build that Rear Diffuser you've always been looking for your C5!

item link: http://www.c7carbon.com/for-c5-corve...on-fiber-p-675

Here are some 3D scans that we are currently working with to start out our first prototype renders:





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Old 02-14-2018, 12:36 PM
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Thanks again for the input! our design team is currently working on some updates for this project. We'll make sure to post some new renders soon. Stay tuned!
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C7 the updated diffuser looks much better! personally I'm looking for something much more functional as well... to the point where I'm looking to possibly make my own... I think to get it fully functional i'll have to do a side exhaust to get it out of the way kind of like this.....

perhaps you could make the diffuser more modular? so for some folks that do have the exhaust "out of the way" you can have a deeper center divergent duct .....just a thought...
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Thanks again for the input guys, we are taking notes!
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the updated design looks excellent
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Thanks again guys! We are working hard to get more updates ready for you as soon as possible. Stay tuned!
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I would love to see a final product. I have the Callaway double-D exhaust and having this would be ****! Please email me when you have something ready.

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Thanks for your interest. We don't have pricing available for these parts yet. But we'll make sure to post updates as soon as anything comes up.

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I would love to see a final product. I have the Callaway double-D exhaust and having this would be ****! Please email me when you have something ready.
We'll make sure to post updates ASAP
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Originally Posted by Proletariat designs View Post
Pretty sure the factory slits are to reduce the air daming of the rear bumper. The exhaust has cooled substantially by that point.
I don't think either are correct. The slits are covered by the muffler, very little air passes through there. There is no reason to cool the mufflers. They are there to break up the surface area for styling. Note that the C6 has no such vents, and the area is empty and would grab much more air.
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Default Functional race rear diffuser

Yes, this would be the track version. This is the only proven functional version.
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Sorry again for the delay guys! we'll make sure to post news as soon as we have updates available. Thanks again!
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Originally Posted by C7 Carbon View Post
Hey guys thanks again for your input, we greatly appreciate it!
Here is an update on the Rear Diffuser design fresh out from our design department.


Let us know what you think!
This looks a lot better than the first render, more sleek and not bulky. It would be even better if it covered the underneath as well so that our pocket of a rear bumper wont be so harsh.
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Originally Posted by Volk2142 View Post
This looks a lot better than the first render, more sleek and not bulky. It would be even better if it covered the underneath as well so that our pocket of a rear bumper wont be so harsh.
I think this would look great with my Callaway Double-D exhaust setup. How much?

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