Custom K10 spoiler idea

Custom spoiler?


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This isn't for performance reason, although might cause some extra down force or drag, just think it will suit the K10 but wanted to hear what people thought before my idea goes any further. I'm not a huge fan on the spoiler you can get for the K10, a bit small and no style, although I do like the spoiler on the K11.
Below are is a sketch I've done just to get an idea, its basically a Honda civic spoiler custom to the K10. I know some of you might think its odd mixing the 2 different styles but I like the look of this spoiler.
If you search for "Honda Civic Mugen Spoiler" you will get a better idea, unless the picture below is good enough. Only difference is that I plan to make the wing adjustable, so you can change angle to 3 different stages.
I was thinking about buying the Honda spoiler and cutting it up to fit, but it might be more work than needed, might be easier from scratch.


I'm really crap at Photoshop but I gave it ago, so be nice :p it wouldn't be as big as that in the picture, but the best I could do.

Basic picture
 

karlj

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I can kind of see where you're going with this, try building a cardboard mock up first and see from there

Could be quite cool, very different
 
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Sdperkins
Yeah that's what I will be doing and different is my aim :D once I got a mock up I will be getting the parts laser cut at my University and making a mold, finally fiber glass it for strength and hope it turns out ok :p
 
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Sdperkins
Once this is finished I will make a version on a 3D CAD software and get it made correctly.
Version 1. part of mock up.

Although I think its to high of an angle, maybe more like the red line?

other views



Its just to get an idea. Doesn't look the best.
But its pretty hard out of card, the real thing can be smoothed with filler and neatened up loads better
 

MaxK11C

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I quite like it, keep it subtle, don't make it sit too high. The flatter the better IMHO.
 
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Love the shape of the k10 uncluttered, or at most a small lip spoiler but that is just my opinion. No matter what it is you do, do it for you and no one else. What ever makes you happy dude :D
Cheers. Not sure myself, one reason I posted it on here... Just like the idea of having something different to everyone else, if you know what I mean. I do like the stock look, however, not a fan of the small lip spoiler, that's why I was thinking of this (different :D)
 

Arnold

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The Foah spoiler I had sits flatter and longer than the Super S one. I loved how this looked



Saying that I think there are about 3 different Foah ones available, plus a few others. God knows how easy they are to get hold of now but instead of designing something new, you might be able to modify something that's designed for another car and make it fit. Good you're trying something different though.
 
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Ah cheers, I will look into that a bit more, I was thinking of buying a spoiler and trying to make it fit, but its so much money for something I'm not sure will work or turn out nice... not sure what to do about it. Plus some people are putting me off the idea because they don't like spoilers, but I will see where things lead me.
 
Ah cheers, I will look into that a bit more, I was thinking of buying a spoiler and trying to make it fit, but its so much money for something I'm not sure will work or turn out nice... not sure what to do about it. Plus some people are putting me off the idea because they don't like spoilers, but I will see where things lead me.
Dont let people, including me :D, put you off if its what YOU want dude. Its good to plough your own furrow ;)
 

Arnold

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Ah cheers, I will look into that a bit more, I was thinking of buying a spoiler and trying to make it fit, but its so much money for something I'm not sure will work or turn out nice... not sure what to do about it. Plus some people are putting me off the idea because they don't like spoilers, but I will see where things lead me.
Modifiying is about what you want to do. It might look crap but if you like it, who cares :) It's nice to see something different
 
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The only reason we do all this is to be different from every other day to day car. Otherwise we'd all be the same old farts :p different is good in my eyes. This would be a summer job anyway, just seeing my the micra fans think before I get started
 
I like it, but as everyone else has said, who cares what anyone else says... If you wanna do it, do it!

Like the idea of your design, in my opinion I prefer the shape of the red outline edit you've done, I'd maybe have the top edge running flat to the top of the car maybe? Also I'd make the actual wing/fin bigger too. Have you thought about maybe incorporating a high level brake light into it too? That might be pretty cool?

It's good that you're doing it yourself, that way you're gonna get exactly what you want... Imagine it isn't gonna cost you a fortune too?

It's all for the win anyway, even if you don't like or keep it atleast you've had a go & tried something new!

As for the missus... Most woman have no vision, they can't see what you're on about till you finish... Mine's the same but she always ends up going "Ah, now I see, looks good" :p
 

MaxK11C

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If you haven't done anything to your car then... yeah you are :p Haha I know you've done work to your car so you don't come under that in my books
Could be for insurance reasons.. less money on insurance, more money for booze ;)
 
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Could be for insurance reasons.. less money on insurance, more money for booze ;)
It could be, but everything I've done to my car increased it all by only £50 tops which isn't bad. And for the booze... I've done way to much of that at University, taking a break from that :p
 
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I like it, but as everyone else has said, who cares what anyone else says... If you wanna do it, do it!

Like the idea of your design, in my opinion I prefer the shape of the red outline edit you've done, I'd maybe have the top edge running flat to the top of the car maybe? Also I'd make the actual wing/fin bigger too. Have you thought about maybe incorporating a high level brake light into it too? That might be pretty cool?

It's good that you're doing it yourself, that way you're gonna get exactly what you want... Imagine it isn't gonna cost you a fortune too?

It's all for the win anyway, even if you don't like or keep it atleast you've had a go & tried something new!

As for the missus... Most woman have no vision, they can't see what you're on about till you finish... Mine's the same but she always ends up going "Ah, now I see, looks good" :p
Yeah I did think about the brake light but wasn't sure how to really do it. Will look into it again and come up with an idea.
Also I can't really picture your idea of the spoiler, I can but can't if that makes sense, any chance you could do a edit of mine??
My misses thinks I'm crazy for doing all this work on my car lol, but shes never had a car she cares about, so that might change when she gets her own one.
 
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I was just going through some pictures and thought Hey!!! thats pretty much the idea I was going for...

Not sure if I'd do it that big... but you get the idea

But the bottom picture doesn't suit the spoiler I don't think
 
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Sdperkins
It would need some serious go to match all that show, don't think a 1.0ls could pull it off ;)
Yeah I'm starting to go off the idea of the spoiler at the moment, don't think it will suit the other things I've got planned.
One reason I posted it on here, to see if I would change my mind.
 

mas12555

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I read up on a few things about that car. It was made for the Japanese version of BTTC. Think it had about 150 bhp if my mind serves me correct. I will try to find the links.
 
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