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won hay-tee
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Had the new front end, but kept the old rear bumper ?

Just looking at photos of them and noticed the older rear end, with some cheeky little spat things to mate up to the wider arches.

Considering making something like this up for my car as i am not keen on the mk2 rear end.



Or maybe the mk2 hatch rear spats, will be a pretty good match for the legnth of the mk1 saloon rear bumper :crazy:
 

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I have a feeling that WSR didn't actually use new new chassis' when the car (appeared) to go Mk2.

I seem to remember seeing some shots of it's interior and it still had the Mk1 dash moulding, making me think it was fundamentally a Mk1.

I think all they did was convert the front end to Mk2 on their existing Mk1 based cars.
Not sure why they didn't do the back end.
 

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Hmmm, wonder if the air flow is cleaner out the back end at higher speeds?
 

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The under floor airflow is terrible on most cars.
The rear bumper usually acting like a parachute.

I've always been surprised the underside of the bumper isn't faired in to the floor. Would reduce drag.
 
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