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Old 03-11-2014, 01:28 PM
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I noticed it was in pounds after I posted, and VAT sucks. I got around on my Coilovers but UPS still charged me 180 for customs which was a lot less than the 800 VAT.

I have a few other guys I'm waiting to hear from and will let you know as soon I hear from them.

At least now you have a part number to search with.
 
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If it's the carbon fibre front splitter (C2P21946) our price is $2080.00 to a club member. Please let me know if you need any further info. Regards [email protected]

William,

What constitutes a club member? JCNA or just a member of this forum?

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Old 03-11-2014, 06:20 PM
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I know it won't make you feel any better but some idiot just hit my car and ran off. Luckily he just hit the wheel, but I have to send it off to HRE and who know how much that will cost and how long I'll be without the car.
 
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I know it won't make you feel any better but some idiot just hit my car and ran off. Luckily he just hit the wheel, but I have to send it off to HRE and who know how much that will cost and how long I'll be without the car.
Somebody hitting an xk shoud lose his driving licence! He should take ça ré when approching a piece of art.
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Alright, I just cracked up my splitter on a curb, it's toast.

What's it gonna cost me to replace at the dealer? I'd rather hear it from my friends, first.



Rich
I hit mine last summer :-(( Get it repair in a spécialised shop. I will get it next week. Hope it will look great! Let you know.
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I know it won't make you feel any better but some idiot just hit my car and ran off. Luckily he just hit the wheel, but I have to send it off to HRE and who know how much that will cost and how long I'll be without the car.
Ahhh, crap. That sucks, brother.
 
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William,

What constitutes a club member? JCNA or just a member of this forum?

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Hamish

As we are sponsors of the JCNA as well as Jaguar Forums.. Both
 
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Man just got back from having it checked out and the wheel s straight just needs to be repainted. The rear toe was a little off but thats it. How a Ford Econoline hit just my wheel I'll never know but I'm happy thats all it hit.
 
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Sorry to hear that! Could of been a lot worse tho.
 
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Sorry to hear that! Could of been a lot worse tho.
Exactly, a LOT worse!
 
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Old 03-12-2014, 10:36 PM
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Soooo, I spent some time on the phone with Chris from Mina... and I'm going to try their splitter first. It's also carbon fiber, but reinforced with fiberglass... and $600 shipped. Satisfaction guaranteed, with a warranty, too.

I'll post pics when it arrives.


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Not bad at all, I looked over the diffuser I got from him and it was worth the 800 vs 3k for factory afterall.

Hope this works out for you!
 
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Rich, looking forward to hear how it turned out, sooner or later we all end up there. It is very fragile no doubt.
 
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Old 03-13-2014, 11:25 AM
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Mina is up-front about how their piece is slightly less wide than the Jag splitter; there will be some small gaps on either side compared to the flush-fitting stock piece. I'm OK with that.

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Chris is pretty straight up about his parts which is good.
 
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Don't worry too much, as the stock piece isn't perfect either. I had to adjust mine to center because the dealer left a small gap on one side after they had to replace it when they cracked it coming down the alignment rack. After being re-centered it looks better, but I wouldn't say it is flush mount.

Post some pics of the Mina part installed once you get a chance. Thanks!
 
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That thing is fragile at best. I cannot see anybody lowering the XKR-S just because of that. I heard it is something in the realm of $3,000 from Jaguar and like $600 from Mina. Cannot comment on quality. I believe I saw somewhere the rear wing is $5,000 from Jaguar.

Many have had it replaced here so I am sure somebody will chime in with exact numbers because I really have no source for those.
There was a Thread on here for the rear wing from Jag at $9000. I never checked , I purchased mine from mina for $ 1250, painted to my colour . it fit perfect and the quality of the carbon / fiber was excellent, I have seen an original and could see no difference, I think Chris doe's excellent work. I also have the C/F hood vents & C/F fog light covers not fitted yet, I'm working on inserting LED DRLs in them, will have them finished soon. I have been busy Helping Steve (Jagwrangler) with the remote top as a beta installer. Your going to love that. Bernie
 
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OK, to put a bow on this thread and wrap it up...

The Mina splitter is installed... it took a bit longer for Cole European service to attach, mainly because the piece is not drilled and they took their time piloting for best fitment.

Here's the damaged original. The service advisor did the same thing I did, gently prodding the piece to get a sense of its attachment, and was similarly rewarded with carbon fiber splinters. So, a warning: if this happens to you, beware of splitter splinters!!! It's the main reason I had the dealership do this install.



Mina was very upfront about how their splitter differs from the Jaguar piece. Mainly this is seen at the sides, where there are gaps between the splitter and the air dam. By contrast, the stock splitter makes a perfectly flush fit. The Mina splitter is also fiberglass-backed, more sturdy, but still true carbon fiber and quite light. For some reason, these photos seem to show some "wave" in the pattern... in person, it looks like a normal CF grid.




...and here's the full effect; there's some road schmutz on it from my drive home:

 
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Looks good and you saved a ton of money. The Jaguar replacement I received has a tiny gap on each side as well but unless someone is looking for it they will never know.

Good job and thanks for posting.
 
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Glad that is resolved!

Mine not so much but thats another thread.
 

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