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Old 06-22-2013, 07:54 PM   #1
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I was lookin up lips for an EF and I rolled upon this DIY lip... I like some of them and was gonna try the lip on my car tomorrow and see what it'd look like... if anyone knows the proper way to install this and make it look clean and legit plz let me know
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Old 06-23-2013, 02:37 PM   #2
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I was lookin up lips for an EF and I rolled upon this DIY lip... I like some of them and was gonna try the lip on my car tomorrow and see what it'd look like... if anyone knows the proper way to install this and make it look clean and legit plz let me know
You buy a real lip or a new front bumper. Honestly, pull a lip off of a junkyard car or look for a lip on here. Don't Home Depot it. It will look terrible. Worse than a body kit. It will never look clean or "legit." It will look fake and weird. I'd just leave it stock honestly. Looks fine.

And yes, my civic does have a lip and a body kit. And I hate it most of the time.
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Freemananana doesn't know what he's talking about. It will look super sweet broski. Just screw it right into your bumper with some screws to attach it. Make sure you use as many shiny silver screws as you can possibly find. Put the screws as close together as you can. That way it will be like a bedazzled strip across the front. That makes it even more legit. Please post pictures when you're done. Can't wait to see it!
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Freemananana doesn't know what he's talking about. It will look super sweet broski. Just screw it right into your bumper with some screws to attach it. Make sure you use as many shiny silver screws as you can possibly find. Put the screws as close together as you can. That way it will be like a bedazzled strip across the front. That makes it even more legit. Please post pictures when you're done. Can't wait to see it!
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Old 06-24-2013, 07:00 AM   #6
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Dangggggg... Idk what to do whit this 20ft roll or garden edging... I think it was a waste of $9...
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Don't use garden edging.
Find a real lip, either from another Civic or another brand and retrofit that.
Home depot is NOT a parts store for your car.
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Return it and buy a real lip, man. Look through the lip and side skirt thread for ideas.
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"Bedazzled" made me laugh
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Don't worry... I returned the roll this mornin and got my $9 back... prolly gonna go to the junkyard here like Wednesday or so when I'm off... thanks for the help guys
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Old 06-24-2013, 03:27 PM   #11
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Throw on an accord lip. Put one on my hatch, looks real good.
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get on off a vw mk3 thats what i have and looks an fits great
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Old 06-25-2013, 05:38 AM   #13
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CoBaker your avatar screwed with me lmao. I kept trying to kill the damn bug. Anyway back to post. Thank you for not doing the garden edging crap. Enough EF's are destroyed already we don't need to help any that are still left.
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OP check this out, that's my hatch with an accord lip. Had to cut it up a little but definitely looks good.

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Old 06-27-2013, 04:45 AM   #15
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There are enough Honda lips out there from other models that can work and fit right, if you take the time.


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CoBaker your avatar screwed with me lmao. I kept trying to kill the damn bug.
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Old 06-27-2013, 08:59 AM   #16
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Yea I was gonna go to a local junkyard and look around a lil bit Friday sometime but that accord lip looks fresh bruh

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