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Splashguards underneath #15905 May 16, 9:40am May 16, 9:40am

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Splashguards underneath
Some of those plastic splashguards underneath my car have fallen down and i was wondering if i could just cut them out? I know they serve a purpose, but people are thinkin my exhaust is falling off... so i was just hopin to get some other people's opinions

Re: Splashguards underneath #15906 May 16, 9:48am May 16, 9:48am
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Get some clips from the dealer. I lost a couple in the gutter last time I changed my oil, and the dealer charged me $.05 for each of them. It's all secured now.


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Re: Splashguards underneath [Re: DiabloGTS] #15907 May 16, 9:50am May 16, 9:50am
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Why are they falling off? Is it cuz' they are breaking or something or did you do an a mod and now they just won't go back on?
I would just jack it up and try reattaching them with some kind of a clip. IMO

Re: Splashguards underneath [Re: Fratboy21] #15908 May 16, 9:54am May 16, 9:54am
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the clips fall out or break very easy, its nothing you did it just happens, and all the time. Just go to the dealer and have them fix it or buy the clips and do it your self. It will be very cheap to fix!

Re: Splashguards underneath [Re: Gen7fan] #15909 May 16, 9:56am May 16, 9:56am
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Forgot to say that they are held on with clips, thats why fratboy said to get new ones, they're like a nickel each.

Re: Splashguards underneath [Re: Gen7fan] #15910 May 16, 11:42am May 16, 11:42am
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I've got 2 words for ya: ZIP TIES. thats whats holding mine up. When I did my Injen CAI I had a real hard time puttin that splash guard on, so I just put it on good enough to where it would fall off. Then I was on the highway traveling to Louisiana and decided to top out my car sense there was no one else on the highway I was on. I went to 120 then let off. I heard the scraping noise everytime I slowed down. I never new what it was til I got out and lookd. Messed up all my connections for those clips, so I just got some zip ties. rofl

Re: Splashguards underneath [Re: Grand-Touring-Dan] #15911 May 16, 11:58am May 16, 11:58am
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ZipTies...so ghetto wink

I saw someone with a zip-tied on side Mirror on some SUV...HA rofl


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Re: Splashguards underneath [Re: DiabloGTS] #15912 May 16, 1:48pm May 16, 1:48pm
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who is going to go looking under cars to see if zip ties are installed??? rofl

hidden, 4 places inside my engine bay are those green twist ties that are found mostly in grocery store vegetable sections - they are holding up some wires (If it wasn't for this thread, I probably would have never remembered they were there)


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Re: Splashguards underneath [Re: isaac] #15913 May 16, 2:05pm May 16, 2:05pm
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got a shit load of them under the dash, no ones the wiser. cool

Re: Splashguards underneath [Re: Gen7fan] #15914 May 16, 2:24pm May 16, 2:24pm
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matt...i agree with our fellow CELICAns!
the covers underneath are there for a reason.
the main reason is to keep dust and dirt from accumulating under the engine bay and around the oil pan so that when you do your oil change (like i do my own), it will not be as dirty.

just go to your local TOYO dealership and buy it there. if you have a LOWES hardware store near by, cruise on by and get them for the same cost.

as far as zip-ties...(sorry Grand-Touring-Dan) rice you need to have a lot of those if you're gonna be taking out the panels every maintenance you have to do! like ISAAC said smile ...no one is going to look underneath your car every single time and for those who think zip-ties and twist-wires are "ghetto"...i say..."you're jealous because your brain didn't think of it". thumbsup

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Re: Splashguards underneath [Re: NOY2K] #15915 May 16, 2:27pm May 16, 2:27pm
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I learn ALOT of things from you guys... thanks to everyone thumbsup thumbsup


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Re: Splashguards underneath [Re: isaac] #15916 May 17, 10:36pm May 17, 10:36pm
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That happened to me also. I got them replaced for $150 at the dealer.

Re: Splashguards underneath [Re: Karrion28] #15917 May 19, 7:33am May 19, 7:33am
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Quote:
Originally posted by Karrion28:
That happened to me also. I got them replaced for $150 at the dealer.
shocked I hope you mean 1 dollar and 50 cents.


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Re: Splashguards underneath [Re: Evan] #15918 May 19, 7:45am May 19, 7:45am
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Quote:
Originally posted by NOY2K:
matt...i agree with our fellow CELICAns!
the covers underneath are there for a reason.
the main reason is to keep dust and dirt from accumulating under the engine bay and around the oil pan so that when you do your oil change (like i do my own), it will not be as dirty.

just go to your local TOYO dealership and buy it there. if you have a LOWES hardware store near by, cruise on by and get them for the same cost.

as far as zip-ties...(sorry Grand-Touring-Dan) rice you need to have a lot of those if you're gonna be taking out the panels every maintenance you have to do! like ISAAC said smile ...no one is going to look underneath your car every single time and for those who think zip-ties and twist-wires are "ghetto"...i say..."you're jealous because your brain didn't think of it". thumbsup

pppppppppppppp (peace) rice
$1.05 for an entire car worth of clips from Toyota that are removable, or $10 on
zip ties every time I change my oil/service my underbody... thumbsdown

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