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S60D5
Wednesday 21st December 2005, 01:29
What do people think of the Heico front spoiler flaps for the S60?

Are they hot or not?

Are they worth 350ish? (inc painting and fitting?)

Car with Heico Flaps:-

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a350/volvoturbo5/Volvo%20S60%20D5/001.jpg

My car without flaps:-


http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a350/volvoturbo5/Volvo%20S60%20D5/D5.jpg

BlackBeast
Wednesday 21st December 2005, 01:31
Is it a trick question??? lol

forget the above question, it only showed your car for both with and without flaps.

S60D5
Wednesday 21st December 2005, 01:34
Is it a trick question??? lol

forget the above question, it only showed your car for both with and without flaps.

I changed it!!!!! Shhh.... I messed up my my links!

BlackBeast
Wednesday 21st December 2005, 01:38
I changed it!!!!! Shhh.... I messed up my my links!

Teee heeee heeee

I opted for the 'yes they do look good but 350 could be better spent elsewhere' such as re-map, 2/3 of a turbo or alloys etc

S60D5
Wednesday 21st December 2005, 01:47
Teee heeee heeee

I opted for the 'yes they do look good but 350 could be better spent elsewhere' such as re-map, 2/3 of a turbo or alloys etc

Remap is definitely gonna happen - I'm waiting to see what TME has in store for the D5 in the Spring before I make up mind between RICA/TME/BSR ;)

Don't think VT or anyone do a turbo upgrade for the D5 :troutslap

Uuuh. The only alloys I like are the Heico Volution V, at 1300 for a set in 18" and 1800 for the set in 19" not including delivery or tyres :insane: . I think I'll stick to the 17" Teths that are on there now ;)

Needs lowering though for sure, probably going down the Eibach route for cost effectiveness (mainly for cosmetic purposes only).

I would consider brake upgrade also, but I need to be able to put on winter wheels so I'm limited somewhat! Perfectly happy with the brakes on there now tbh so I doubt I'll upgrade unless/until I need to change discs.

Would like tints all round (tbc), and a Heico gear knob!

But yes, 350 for the flaps is somewhat expensive I agree.

Mrsmopp
Wednesday 21st December 2005, 09:07
I say a big fat YAY!!

x

fraz13
Wednesday 21st December 2005, 09:16
No unless you change the wheels!!!

audimadmike
Wednesday 21st December 2005, 10:15
No unless you change the wheels!!!

Spot on!

Also the grille.
Mike

S60D5
Wednesday 21st December 2005, 12:00
No unless you change the wheels!!!

Any suggestions? For the price of the 19" Heico wheels I could buy two 850 T5's! Then there is delivery and tyres on top of that!

Reckon I wouldn't get any change out of 2,500 for a delivered set of Heico 19" with some rubber on them! Ouch!

markt4
Wednesday 21st December 2005, 12:11
id get the tints , and the spoiler looks cool . id also get that grill!!

fraz13
Wednesday 21st December 2005, 12:31
Theres gotta be loads a 5 spoke wheels in 19" that are similar for half that price, just a case of looking around

S60D5
Wednesday 21st December 2005, 12:50
Theres gotta be loads a 5 spoke wheels in 19" that are similar for half that price, just a case of looking around

I'll have a look see in the new year. I'm very fussy with my wheels and I do like the Tethys a lot! :)

Simon
Wednesday 21st December 2005, 12:54
I like them, but I think it's a bit expensive once you factor in the painting and fitting.

S60D5
Wednesday 21st December 2005, 13:24
I like them, but I think it's a bit expensive once you factor in the painting and fitting.

Yeah - my thoughts exactly.

On a Heico matter, as I see you import some of their stuff - on the Heico website I can find the aluminium dial rings for the clocks on the dash. These look very nice, much like the latest '05 S60 has, yet I cannot find these on your website? I wouldn't mind a price for a set of these!

weasel
Wednesday 21st December 2005, 13:33
they're not so bad in grey, but they'd look better in red.... definitely not black!

Simon
Wednesday 21st December 2005, 14:40
and as if by magic...

http://www.partsforvolvosonline.com/product_info.php?cPath=28_622_628_631&products_id=3802

S60D5
Wednesday 21st December 2005, 15:56
and as if by magic...

http://www.partsforvolvosonline.com/product_info.php?cPath=28_622_628_631&products_id=3802

Damn I'm sure that wasn't there when I looked!

Any idea how hard to fit?

Simon
Wednesday 21st December 2005, 15:59
They weren't there when you looked. I added them for you. :D

I haven't fitted them myself but according to the Heico instructions it sounds fairly straighforward.

S60D5
Wednesday 21st December 2005, 16:09
They weren't there when you looked. I added them for you. :D

I haven't fitted them myself but according to the Heico instructions it sounds fairly straighforward.

Might give them a whirl in the new year? Do you have to dismantle the dash?