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May 16, 9:40am - #15905 
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

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May 16, 9:48am - #15906 
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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May 16, 9:50am - #15907 
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

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May 16, 9:54am - #15908 
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!

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

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May 16, 11:42am - #15910 
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

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May 16, 11:58am - #15911 
ZipTies...so ghetto wink

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


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May 16, 1:48pm - #15912 
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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May 16, 2:05pm - #15913 
got a shit load of them under the dash, no ones the wiser. cool

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May 16, 2:24pm - #15914 
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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May 16, 2:27pm - #15915 
I learn ALOT of things from you guys... thanks to everyone thumbsup thumbsup


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May 17, 10:36pm - #15916 
That happened to me also. I got them replaced for $150 at the dealer.

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May 19, 7:33am - #15917 
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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May 19, 7:45am - #15918 
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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