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shox
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Jan 31, 1:54am - #94178 
Question on Installing Body Kit

So I got my kit installed (WHOO-HOO) but then they didn't take off the center underbody panel... They actually left it on and zip-tied it together because the center pieces are actually two pieces. They just zip-tied it together and it seems to be holding and everything. Just wondering if I should just get it taken off or is it okay just left on like that? Thx!

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Jan 31, 2:22am - #94179 
Originally Posted by shox
So I got my kit installed (WHOO-HOO) but then they didn't take off the center underbody panel... They actually left it on and zip-tied it together because the center pieces are actually two pieces. They just zip-tied it together and it seems to be holding and everything. Just wondering if I should just get it taken off or is it okay just left on like that? Thx!


if its on snug then leave it... zip ties will hold just as well as those cheap plastic clips toyota uses.

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Jan 31, 4:44am - #94180 
Yeah it should be just fine! We'd love to see some pics too!


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Jan 31, 9:49am - #94181 
Originally Posted by shox
So I got my kit installed (WHOO-HOO) but then they didn't take off the center underbody panel... They actually left it on and zip-tied it together because the center pieces are actually two pieces. They just zip-tied it together and it seems to be holding and everything. Just wondering if I should just get it taken off or is it okay just left on like that? Thx!


got an question...are they supposed to take the underbody plastic off?

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Jan 31, 10:10am - #94182 
no leave it there...
and the underbody plastic can stay, if it reaches the bumper, then it can be attached to it..

otherwise, I guess it would come off...some bumpers may not extend real far back.


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Jan 31, 3:45pm - #94183 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
no leave it there...
and the underbody plastic can stay, if it reaches the bumper, then it can be attached to it..

otherwise, I guess it would come off...some bumpers may not extend real far back.


VSGTS14, now that i think about it, i would also reccommend leaving it if you can. But it all really depends where you live. Out here is California, it i don't think it would be of any problem.


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Jan 31, 5:29pm - #94184 
Just get this instead of the plasics...

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Jan 31, 5:29pm - #94185 
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Jan 31, 10:15pm - #94186 
Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
Just get this instead of the plasics...


Too much work when no one looks under my car grin

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Jan 31, 10:31pm - #94187 
would you have to take that whole thing off when changing your oil???


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Jan 31, 10:33pm - #94188 
Originally Posted by xxmonkeyboixx
would you have to take that whole thing off when changing your oil???


yep

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Feb 1, 11:36am - #94189 
Originally Posted by shox
Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
Just get this instead of the plasics...


Too much work when no one looks under my car grin

It's not just for looks. If your plastics all fucked up and you can not connect it to your new front bumper this is the way to go my dear frend...

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Feb 1, 5:10pm - #94190 
Originally Posted by xxmonkeyboixx
would you have to take that whole thing off when changing your oil???


NO, you don't. There is a space where you can reach up and undo the filter.


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Feb 1, 5:23pm - #94191 
Originally Posted by Evan
Originally Posted by xxmonkeyboixx
would you have to take that whole thing off when changing your oil???


NO, you don't. There is a space where you can reach up and undo the filter.

There's already a space on the original OEM underbody right?

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Feb 1, 5:28pm - #94192 
Originally Posted by shox
Originally Posted by Evan
Originally Posted by xxmonkeyboixx
would you have to take that whole thing off when changing your oil???


NO, you don't. There is a space where you can reach up and undo the filter.

There's already a space on the original OEM underbody right?


I'm not sure I understand your ?

I'm saying you can put your hand through this hole and change the oil without removing the c-one underbody panel.

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Feb 1, 5:34pm - #94193 
Originally Posted by Evan
Originally Posted by shox
Originally Posted by Evan
Originally Posted by xxmonkeyboixx
would you have to take that whole thing off when changing your oil???


NO, you don't. There is a space where you can reach up and undo the filter.

There's already a space on the original OEM underbody right?


I'm not sure I understand your ?

I'm saying you can put your hand through this hole and change the oil without removing the c-one underbody panel.


On the plastic underbody panel that comes with the car, it already has a space, does it not?

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Feb 1, 5:36pm - #94194 
Originally Posted by shox
On the plastic underbody panel that comes with the car, it already has a space, does it not?


idunnoI don't change my own oil. grin


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Feb 1, 5:42pm - #94195 
where do you get that under body piece and how much?

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Feb 1, 7:10pm - #94196 
Originally Posted by beans
where do you get that under body piece and how much?

I have been looking all over for that, please tell where to buy.


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