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Hi all. Ive got a bog standard dynamique dci but have always loved the 172 but dont love the fuel economy, tax, insurance etc. my question is...if i fork out for 172 bumpers, skirts and front wings...will it be a straight swap? My main concern is having to modify any of the body work because it would look more like i had crashed it if i went down that route! Thanks in advance.
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Re: Dci to "172"

dont forget u will have to tell your insurance company, other wise u wont be insured
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Re: Dci to "172"

I do know the wheel base is different on the 172 so you may encounter problems.

For instance if the wheel arches are different then I would suspect the bumpers to be different.
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Re: Dci to "172"

There are articles on this topc ,back over the years.
There are some similar problems in megIII coupe /rs replicas as the track /wheelbase is different.

One good point is coilover kits for the clio arent too expensive.
Check out the "my mottah" and "showcase" clio posts.

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