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nomunic

Drag Racing Champion
Location
East Coast
Car(s)
MK7
Anyone have a suggestion for a low-key rear diffuser?
I wouldn't consider any of the aftermarket diffuser options to be "low-key". That said of the aftermarket options I'm partial to the ECS version, then again my front lip is carbon and I wanted a carbon rear diffuser.

https://www.ecstuning.com/b-ecs-par...xHbosSfNjGQCQZksrrtGXuRZEdcrxFQEaAkiXEALw_wcB

They do also sell a non-carbon version which is like 1/3 the price.
I have this one, I think it looks pretty oem+
 

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Daks

Autocross Champion
Location
Toronto
Car(s)
GTI PP

Mass_Paul

Ready to race!
Location
Central Massachusetts
Car(s)
2017 Golf MK7 GTI S
I purchased the Artudatech Car Rear Bumper Lip Diffuser Side Splitter Valance Spoiler Fits for VW Golf VII 7 MK7 GTI from Amazon. Cheap, hard plastic diffuser. Giving it a shot (my first foray into a cheap mod).

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Didn't care for the glossy, hard plastic look so I gave it about 10 coats of PlastiDip so it matched the OEM trim better.

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Last touch was to add the red pinstriping to match the rest of my car.

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Now I just need a decent day to install.
 

Mass_Paul

Ready to race!
Location
Central Massachusetts
Car(s)
2017 Golf MK7 GTI S
Installed diffuser. Aligned back edge to the "lip" at the back of the OEM trim. Measured several times, marked my centers in several places & then went for it. Everything appears to be solid. Not perfect fitment, but was not expecting that with a cheap part.

Took it for a spirited drive and everything went well. No noise, rubbing, etc. Love the look for the price

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Jargon

Ready to race!
Location
NOVA
Car(s)
2017 Golf R
For me it was hard to really get an understanding of what they look like online. I ultimately ran out of momma don't know money before I could buy one anyway.

But I did attend Fastivus which is a VW event full of Mk7 GTI's and R's (I now some guys on this forum have also attended). I was able to see about 7-8 different rear diffusers. The clear winner for me was ECS. It's subjective what I like might not be what you like but it was my favorite and when I get my allowance for this year it will be the one I purchase.
 
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