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Sep 27, 6:58am - #48653 
people with kaminari kit, please help me outn side-skirt attachm

For those of you with kaminarikit,

I was wondering where the sideskirts need to be attached. On the underside of the car offcourse, but it seems to me that should be enough. They slide over the factory sideskirt and when drilled onto the bottom of the car they should have no place to go right?

OR do they need to be drilled in the wheel wells too?
Other places?
Please help me out here.


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Sep 27, 7:38am - #48656 
Originally Posted by isaac


Isaac: Yes, I saw that, I was just wondering if the Kaminari skirts need to be attachted there too, they don't go up as high as the other sidekirts in the picture do.
So I figured the screws on the bottom side of the car should be enough. Hoping someone can tell me right or wrong

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Sep 27, 7:43am - #48657 


Hey Satoshi, I love your car, love your site.
Same here, your skirts go up a lot higher than the kaminari skirts. I doubt there is a need to drill them in the wheel wells, because they are level with the factory skirts which are attached to the bottom only too..


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Sep 27, 9:30am - #48658 
well what the body shop did for me was drilled two screws in the front, and one in the back... and not placed any under the car... he also kept the OEM on also... this way it made it easier for me to take off when toyota needs to lift my car for oil change... or alignment... thumbsup rofl

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Sep 27, 10:42am - #48659 
the body shop that installed my kaminari side skirts put screws in the wheel well part, now there are little cracks on both the left and right skirts.

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Sep 27, 2:04pm - #48660 
Originally Posted by MR2
the body shop that installed my kaminari side skirts put screws in the wheel well part, now there are little cracks on both the left and right skirts.


Obviously they didn't bother to drill holes for the screws. thumbsdown


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Sep 27, 3:12pm - #48661 
Originally Posted by EvanJ
Originally Posted by MR2
the body shop that installed my kaminari side skirts put screws in the wheel well part, now there are little cracks on both the left and right skirts.


Obviously they didn't bother to drill holes for the screws. thumbsdown


self-taping screws don't need pre-drilled holes...

What it sounds like is that the bodyshop installed the screws too tightly, cracking the fiberglass... the screws only need to be install tight enough to keep the skirts from flying off - they don't need to be so tight that they go through the entire car and out the front rofl



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Sep 28, 9:03am - #48662 
TTT

but to stick to the topic,
any other people with kaminari kit to tell me where/how their sideskirts are attached?

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Sep 28, 3:45pm - #48663 
Originally Posted by Immo
TTT

but to stick to the topic,
any other people with kaminari kit to tell me where/how their sideskirts are attached?



Keep the stock sides skirts on, two screws in the front wheel well, two in the rear, and six screws underneath the car.

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Sep 29, 4:53am - #48664 
Thanks Ricepowered!

Do the screws in the back and front really go in the wheel well (through the metal?) or in the front and rear of the stock sideskirts?




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Sep 29, 5:27am - #48665 
It looks like in the front and rear of the side skirts ... if you do a search in this forums ... somewhere ???? are the pictures of how my side skirts are attached.

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Sep 29, 6:18am - #48666 
I checked pics of your car often smile
I saw on your car the kaminari skirts don't use screw in the door-hole. Isaac has 4 screws there according to his install guide. I was hoping not having to drill there.
Thankfully I was right.

I found the following pic of your car, showing the screws in the front of your right skirt. You can see it's drilled in the front indeed. I will try to drill the screws in the skirts, plastic won't rust...


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Sep 29, 6:25am - #48667 
No I had much better pictures, but apperently they got removed. Don't know what happened to them.

Here's a better picture of the front.

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I don't have one online for the rear or the underside.

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Sep 29, 7:47am - #48668 
those screws by the wheelwell are major!! i got mine back from the shop w/o them, after a few weeks the skirts started to move. after i showed it to the shop they put 2 in the wheelwell and 3 on the top. now it doesn't move @ all!!!

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Sep 29, 10:53am - #48669 
Ricepowered: now that's a clear pic smile I know what to do now.
I think I'll get by without drilling into the top of the skirts in the door well (is that what it's called?).
That way it'l be a clean install

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Sep 29, 10:54am - #48670 
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Sep 29, 7:55pm - #48671 
hmmm...if i remember correctly VSGTS had heaps of screws on top of his VS side skirts as well eventho mine doesnt have any at all. he said his shop messed it up or something. so if the kaminari is anything like the VS sides, i dont think it needs it.

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Sep 30, 9:05am - #48672 
Do a search I asked the same thing 6 months ago and "mono boy" posted an excellent response with tons of pics.


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Sep 30, 9:23am - #48673 
Originally Posted by CID498
Do a search I asked the same thing 6 months ago and "mono boy" posted an excellent response with tons of pics.



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Oh BTW, those pictures aren't up anymore because Isaac cleaned out the new images gallery tongue

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