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hey, i gotta coupe with a full kaminari body kit.. CF hood, wing and all.. but the side skirt likes to peel away from DBl Sided tape.. What can i use to keep that bitch tight as hell and never pull away again??? plz plz plz help me out.. graci homie
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Do you want it to be permanently on there?
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Get them molded on
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Or you could just super glue the sides to the tape.
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Yeah get them molded, that will look the best. If you dont want to go that far, use super glue or some type of contact glue.
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how do u get em molded on???
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Body shop. They will bondo and paint it so it looks smooth. Maybe fiberglass it.
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ahh, i got a body shop re painting the front bumper for me for free. maybe hell bondo the side skirts and **** too
also... are there any coilovers out there that are smaller then the stock springs.. i got a seet of my cousin cause he had the same car as i do, but this shop i went to said they are too small to be for my car... that true?? i think he said they were skunk 2
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Im guessin he wont do that for free, its not easy to get it to look good. With the springs, that depends on whether or not your cousin bought the right set of springs for his car. Whats year is your cousins? yours?
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02 coupe.... he didnt buy springs, just the coilovers.. im a suspension idiot
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Just sleeve coilovers that go over the stock shocks? you both have 02 coupes?
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yea 02 coupes, and im not sure if they are sleeve coilovers... :X ??
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they look kinda like this?
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not the x... lol but the pic its supposed to be, yea.. ill take a pic of it later.. you have AOL or aIm??? email me, its n0f8
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slunk 2 dosent make anything that works on our car yet
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copy from skunk 2 site ____Coilover Civic 2001-up 517-05-1710 $349.56
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Uh, congrats it says on their website that they have a coilover out for us,. it also says on the AEM website that the EMS is out for us and it isn't. So, noob, yes you may be right, but don't be going around calling people a "stupid face." You need to learn your place in the food chain. =)
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Side Skirts

Well back to the original question. I had a 91 Integra with side skirts. The nicest way I found was to pop rivet them to the car. This looks great and is easy to fill with body puddy.
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If you want your side skirts molded permantly or are having problems with an area pulling back the two sided tape away from the body because of stress, then I would recommend Duramix 4040 or Duramix structural adhesive. It is a two part urethane applied with a special gun and mixed through special tips. It is very strong and it sets up in minutes and will not pull away.
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anyone got pics of molded kits?
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molding can get expensive... urethane glue is the best.
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