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Body Kit Installation Guide
 

Prior to installing a body kit on your car, you should take proper steps to ensure that it is done correctly. We encourage you to have the parts installed by a professional but for those you who want to do the project on their own these directions will get you started.

Prepping & Cleaning Procedure:
Using a good quality paper towel and grease remover or lacquer thinner, completely and throughly clean the painted surface area on the car where you will apply double sided tape. Do not allow the paper towel or cloth to remain on the car for too long as it will cause damage to the painted surface. Once cleaned, use a minimum amount of adhesion promoter (just enough to fully coat the surface) on a clean lint-free cloth and apply a thin coating to the surface where you will apply the double face tape. All the adhesion promoter to completely dry before you attempt installing the new part(s).

Note: If you do not intend to paint your entire car, we highly recommend that you paint the bumper prior to installing it on your car.

Front Bumper Installation:
Remove your old factory bumper and save all of the hardware to use later. You may need to remove the styrofoam insert as the new bumper may not fit properly over it. Pre-fit the new bumper on the car to make sure that everything lines up. If it does not, make adjustments by sanding or grinding. Use your old factory bumper as a guide to drill new holes into your new bumper. Once you have done so install the new bumper with the original factory bumper hardware.

Side Skirt Installation:
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After removing your old side skirts, use a cloth to clean the using the procedure mentioned above. Once prepped, pre-fit the side skirts onto the car to make sure parts are properly aligned. Use a grease pencil to mark where you want to install the side skirts. Now you will need to measure out a strip of double sided tape and attach it to the side underside of the side skirt if they did not come with it. Peel back about 2″ of the plastic backing from the tape, so you can position the part on the car with the remaining plastic backing still on the tape. Position the part on the car and once in place pull the plastic backing to expose the double sided tape and press firmly to assure good adhesion. If screw holes do not align properly you will need to drill them yourself at this point. Use a screwdriver to attach screws.

Rear Bumper Installation:
Remove your old factory rear bumper and trim panel that is located above the bumper. Save all of the original factory hardware for later use. You may need to discard the styrofoam absorber as the new bumper may not fit properly over it. Place the bumper on the car to test fit it. Once you have it lined up properly and fit is assured drill holes into the new bumper using the original factory bumper holes as a reference. Using the original factory screws, attach the bumper to your car. You may need to drill additional holes into each wheel well to secure the bumper.

 

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