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RoMkApOmKa
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Feb 11, 7:26pm - #102042 
Plastic covers. SHould i take 'em off?

Should i take it off my car?
I have a VS-1 replica front bumper and i can not connect the plastic to the bumper.(there is the 1" gap) and it's been like that for the past 8 month.
P.S.It's just looks bad...

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Feb 11, 7:32pm - #102043 
I wouldn't. The average person won't even notice unless they study it like you do.


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Feb 11, 7:35pm - #102044 
i would leave it...

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Feb 11, 7:36pm - #102045 
But if I take it off ,do you think lot of crap will get there and what is the chances to damage something wile driving w/o cower? confused

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Feb 11, 7:39pm - #102046 
Looks rather mangled. Those plastics are there for good looks just like the engine plastics. You take them off and it will look uglier than before. Did you try fixing them yourself? The installer should have covered that.

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Feb 11, 7:40pm - #102047 
yea ur engine will get dirtier and if you have a CAI then you can mess that up cause the filters right there. Id say keep it on, better safe than sorry

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Feb 11, 7:41pm - #102048 
Originally Posted by slidr
I wouldn't. The average person won't even notice unless they study it like you do.

True that.

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Feb 11, 7:52pm - #102049 
I did the installation my self with the frend...
But you see... the problem with my VS-1 replica bumper that it's get wider at the bottom and it's makes imposible to connect the cover.

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Feb 11, 8:28pm - #102050 
dont take them . i have the same problem with the kaminari front bumper and dont know what to do ?

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Feb 11, 9:03pm - #102051 
Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
I did the installation my self with the frend...
But you see... the problem with my VS-1 replica bumper that it's get wider at the bottom and it's makes imposible to connect the cover.

I like your Photoshop alterations! thumbsup In my own perspective, since i enjoy fabricating things, i would take the entire thing off and replace it with another plastic piece that makes all the appropriate connections. As a matter of fact, you could probaly go to a junk yard and find some nice pieces that you can glue together or whatever to achieve the desired effect. If you don't feel like going through that much effort, then i would leave it like previously stated. No one is going to say much unless you point it out. grin


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Feb 11, 9:11pm - #102052 
it can be seen when you turn ur tires. It looks ugly without the cover .

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Feb 12, 2:45am - #102053 
keep it on...

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Feb 12, 6:09am - #102054 
Originally Posted by Virgilson
keep it on...


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Feb 12, 10:02am - #102055 
Originally Posted by Virgilson
keep it on...

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Feb 13, 1:07pm - #102056 
Thanks guys.

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Feb 13, 4:19pm - #102057 
hey

i have the same problem but the guys who install my kit lost that part. I talked with dealership and they asked $ 79 for it . Anybody knows how to get it cheaper than that ?

and one more question how you plan to fix that thing ? thanks in advance

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Feb 13, 7:03pm - #102058 
naw dun

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Feb 14, 3:04am - #102059 
Mine's still on...looks kinda mangled too but hey...too lazy...hahah

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Feb 14, 3:06am - #102060 
Originally Posted by shox
Mine's still on...looks kinda mangled too but hey...too lazy...hahah


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Feb 14, 1:40pm - #102061 
You don't want to take it off. One of mine got ripped off by my 18's, and I got lazy and took a few months to put a new one back on. It just ruins the inside of your wheel well, and my clear corner would just fill up with dirty water cause there would always be so much shit hitting the back side of it. Leave it on.

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Feb 14, 8:07pm - #102062 
You dont want to take them off that would not be good. T

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Feb 14, 8:08pm - #102063 
What you need to do is get a pop-riveter and some stiff black plastic, and extend the plastic so you can get tuck them in.

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