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Jul 8, 1:33pm - #25933 
Plastic Peices Underneth the Celica Is It Important?

Yesterday, i was drive my car and the plastic peice under the car came off half way. I looked at it and it looked like shit. I wanted to know if its okay to remove it or do you guys think I should replace it?

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Jul 8, 1:35pm - #25934 
you will be fine without it, but you should also call your toyota dealer and find out how much a new one is.

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Jul 8, 1:36pm - #25935 
depends on which piece.. but it is designed to keep water and dirt out of your car. I would suggest either replacing it or ghetto rigging the old one to stay in place


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Jul 8, 1:39pm - #25936 
Originally Posted by EvanJ
depends on which piece.. but it is designed to keep water and dirt out of your car. I would suggest either replacing it or ghetto rigging the old one to stay in place
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Jul 8, 1:47pm - #25937 
I would look into getting a new piece. They usually aren't to expensive but help to protect (as said above).

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Jul 8, 2:24pm - #25938 
all the dealerships in southern california pretty much wanted 200 dollars for all 3 pieces, the right, center and left.

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Jul 8, 2:34pm - #25939 
Yeah I'll just bolt the plastic peices together for now, until i have some extra cash to buy the new peices. Thanks guys. grin

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Jul 8, 2:59pm - #25940 
fix it or get a new one cause if it isn't there...dirt, poop, rocks, crap will go up in there and it will look like crap


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Jul 8, 10:19pm - #25941 
The same thing happened to me. I got my oil changed at a dealer and they must not have put all the screws in because it broke loose too. It was only holding on by one screw. I managed to save it and had the dealer replace it for me but I almost lost it. They don't seem to important but there is a reason for them.


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Jul 8, 10:33pm - #25942 
i hear they keep your Hood nice and clean by blocking out dirt and what not from the engine.

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Jul 8, 11:00pm - #25943 
It is like $80 for just the small center piece. What the hell is up with that. I just ghettoed mine, I figured no one will see it anyway.

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Jul 9, 1:30am - #25944 
heh. that happened to kim. we drove around for awhile and didn't even know it was dragging. get it replaced thumbsup

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Jul 9, 5:35am - #25945 
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Jul 9, 12:23pm - #25946 
Hey Satoshi, where can I get that aluminum plate?

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Jul 9, 1:45pm - #25947 
hmm, mine didn't fall off..but i got my oil changed at a valvoline place and they took it off to change the oil and the guy told me that it really isn't needed (BUT WHAT DOES HE KNOW) and said if i keep it off i will be able to get the oil changed faster. after i left and went to work i thought about ti and realized i shoulda told him to put it back on there. like stated b4..it's obviously there for a reason..but it was too late for me to go back and get it. damn me!!


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