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I have seen countless C5s both in photos and live, including my Z, with the dreaded Bumper Sag. What's with this? I got my reinforcements from ACI, but if this problem is so prevalent why hasn't GM done anything about it?
 

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I agree that more than half the Vettes I see have the problem, my car did not have the problem but I added the ACI parts anyway.
 

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Hi: Since I just got my Z06..I would like to understand what is bumper sag...can anybody post a picture..before and after?
 

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I certainly have "the sag" -- however, BOTH sides have sagged exactly the same way, and so it looks like the bottom rear edge is "textured" that way.

(If it were just kind of warped on one side or something, I'd have done something about it by now. However, like I said before, it looks almost intended on my car.)

-Kirk
 

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KM... I thought the same thing, but finally gave the Shark an ACI "butt-lift"...looks much better. I guess for $50K there are a few things ya gotta do for yourself: •put in a good billet short shifter •CLB to prevent a ride on a tow truck •fix the rear bodywork •put in a divider panel for better A/C & stereo performance...etc.

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...don't get me wrong...if ALL things were fixed by the General, the Z would be $65K
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Carl:

Those rear fasica braces had to have added extra weight to your car. /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif probably cost you a 10th or so on your ET. /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif
 

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OK guys, I am going to show my ignorance. I didn't realize that I had a bumper per se, and if I have bumper sag, I don't even know it. I guess ignorance is bliss.

What does bumper sag look like?
 

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On 2001-06-13 11:07, Dennis Jurs spewed forth this drivel:
Carl:

Those rear fasica braces had to have added extra weight to your car. /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif probably cost you a 10th or so on your ET. /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif


At least 1/10, I will just take some chrome off to make up for it. /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif
 

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On 2001-06-13 12:00, hcvone spewed forth this drivel:
At least 1/10, I will just take some chrome off to make up for it. /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif
Yeah Right Carl. Like you're going to take Chrome OFF, sure. You kill me man. /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_lol.gif
 

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I am just going to dip the new car in chrome, that should save time and money. /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif
 

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SMFCPACFP

Here's a photo that might be better at showing the warp/sag.


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Thanks Harly. That pretty much shows the problem. Now the question is... Why are we paying for this fix and not GM?
 

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Thanks Harley, I didn't have a clue. Must run out and check car's rear now!

Oh, don't forget your sunscreen when you move. /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_wink.gif

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