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LOTUS EMIRA ─ Bumper Skid Plates (Discount for Emira Forum)

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AUTOMODS SKID PLATES FOR EMIRA
I have negotiated a Introductory discount code for EMIRA FORUM owners. Please use code "EM1RA15" at checkout to get 15% discount on your skid plates.

PROTECT YOUR FRONT BUMPER AGAINST: SPEED BUMPS, STEEP INCLINES, POT HOLES, etc
This package includes everything needed to install your 4 piece Lotus Emira skid plates.

Why Choose AUTOMODS Skid Plates
  • Thinnest skid plate available (1/8” thin) with a lifetime warranty for any issue
  • Automods skid plate requires no holes to be drilled, drilling 20-40 holes during installation defeats the purpose of protecting your bumper
  • Preserve your bumper in its original condition by using 3m vhb tape to attach skid plate to bumper with no modification
  • Acrylic foam tape adds a layer of foam protection between the skid plate and your bumper
  • Tape bonds its entire surface area to the bumper unlike screws/rivets that only bond at point and keeps debris and water out
  • Skid plate has slits that conform to your front bumper and yield better coverage on the front outer edge
  • Visually less noticeable than any other skid plates
  • No need to remove the front bumper during installation
  • Skid plate can be removed without any sign it was ever there
  • Patent pending and designed/manufactured in the US
  • Kits have everything you need for an easy installation
Before you order, verify that your bumper matches the bumper in the pictures.

LINK TO BUY:
 

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I'm confused. What company is selling these? There's no link in your post.

Also, the Emira already has a full aero tray under the car. What does this "skid plate" do? Does it protect the underside of the front bumper/lip?
 

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I'm confused. What company is selling these? There's no link in your post.

Also, the Emira already has a full aero tray under the car. What does this "skid plate" do? Does it protect the underside of the front bumper/lip?
I suspect they don't know what a skid plate actually is, and they're calling this stick-on rash guard thing that for lack of better terminology. It's confusing.
 
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I'm confused. What company is selling these? There's no link in your post.

Also, the Emira already has a full aero tray under the car. What does this "skid plate" do? Does it protect the underside of the front bumper/lip?
That is correct, it protects the under side of the front lip. I have one on my LEXUS & NSX. I just updated the post with the link to buy.
 

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That is correct, it protects the under side of the front lip. I have one on my LEXUS & NSX. I just updated the post with the link to buy.
Are you saying it's the price of a bumper for a stick-on plastic guard strip?
 

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I have had a great experience with SLIPLO:

It’s on my BMW 1M and Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio…I have a fresh kit waiting for my Emira…
 
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I have had a great experience with SLIPLO:

It’s on my BMW 1M and Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio…I have a fresh kit waiting for my Emira…
That is cheap plastic kit, seems more for aesthetics than actual function.
 

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Yeah i’ve used sliplo to protect a lip from scrapes and it worked well.

$900 for the automods one tho — idk about that.
 

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A lot more complicated than it seems.
A 3D model of the bumper surface can be generated from from a laser scan. You can rent them, or borrow from a local maker space.

Then it's just a matter of adding some Z axis to thicken the profile, digitally crop to the desired shape, smooth the corners, and print it in sections. Sticky tape it on, and go.

It's a sacrificial part hidden under the bumper, so it doesn't need to be cosmetically perfect.

If you have more process involved that justifies a price tag that's higher than the part it's intended to protect, please tell us more.
 
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