New member here and first post. I have decided to pick up an LI which will be installed in my CTS-V sedan.
Firstly, props to Cliff for top-notch support - and I'm not even an "official" customer yet! He was very quick at answering all my (n00b) questions and concerns.
In that regard, he was very helpful in helping me determine where I will be mounting my front heads. Like many other owners, I did not want to cut, drill, or even so much as alter the appearance of my car, but I have since learned that there has to be a trade-off as the heads have to be properly mounted to achieve proper performance.
Originally, I wanted to mount the heads in the brake cooling intake ducts (the light blue location). They would fit perfectly here, be very unnoticeable, and easily attached with only double sided adhesive. However, much to my dismay, I eventually had to concede that mounting the heads here would not provide very reliable protection.
So, Cliff and I discussed various options. He pointed out that in front of my grills, ideally in the red locations, or alternatively in the green locations, would provide me much better results.
I made a couple quick mock ups, the same dimensions as the new slim heads, to give me an idea of what they would look like mounted in these locations. Understanding that if I wanted them to work properly, they had to be mounted properly, but I was just not happy with how the black heads looked in front of the chrome grill.
Finally, we agreed that mounting the heads in the yellow locations would provide good performance, and would not be so blatantly obvious as if they were mounted in front of the grill. I plan to use Cliff's aluminum bracket, inserted through the gap between the bottom of the headlight and the bumper, to hold the heads. They will obviously be visible, but as my car is black, they will blend in much more with the black bumper as a background than with the grill.
We're in a bit of a cold snap here in Calgary, but once the weather warms up, I'll be ordering my LI and will begin the install. I'll post-up some pictures of the install both in progress and once complete. Looking forward to having the LI up and running.