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      12-12-2008, 04:43 PM   #1
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Aero lip install problem... ARGGGG~

Well, as title suggest.. I am having a hard time installing the aero lip.

Is there anything to do beforehand other than taking off all the screws at the bottom?!

I am having about 1~1.5inch gap on the side... any1 who installed their aero lip can give me some feedback on this?

Or maybe some1 can lend me a hand with the install? I can bring some timmy and stuff... or is there a install-meet arranged in Van anytime soon?!?
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      12-12-2008, 05:32 PM   #2
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is it oem? are both side short? the oem one should match the screw holes and will not short that much, may b 1 cm on each side thats all
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      12-12-2008, 06:06 PM   #3
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sound like you got a reps!!
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Well... the thing is that I can't get it anywhere close to where the screws are... so I must be doing something wrong I think...
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      12-12-2008, 08:09 PM   #5
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Well... the thing is that I can't get it anywhere close to where the screws are... so I must be doing something wrong I think...
is this rep or oem?
if rep u should test fit it before removing all the tapes
after u test fitted ...."if" all the screws can line up perfectly then u should remove the tape and install it!
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      12-12-2008, 08:12 PM   #6
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      12-12-2008, 09:40 PM   #7
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If its a rep then u would have to take the gap my oem one fitted right on without half a cm of gap
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      12-12-2008, 10:08 PM   #8
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I can bring some timmy and stuff...
WTF is timmy? And stuff?

Are we talking chronic?
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      12-12-2008, 11:34 PM   #9
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WTF is timmy? And stuff?

Are we talking chronic?
Tim Horton coffee and donuts?
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      12-13-2008, 12:54 AM   #10
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WTF is timmy? And stuff?

Are we talking chronic?
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      12-13-2008, 01:18 AM   #11
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Tim Horton coffee and donuts?
So if you come over and install his lip he'll buy you a coffee and some timbits?

I guess the recession really is in effect......
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      12-13-2008, 01:30 AM   #12
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So if you come over and install his lip he'll buy you a coffee and some timbits?

I guess the recession really is in effect......
What do you want instead? Some beer and a hooker?

I never had issues with my OEM lip, I suspect it's a rep as well.
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      12-13-2008, 09:55 AM   #13
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What do you want instead? Some beer and a hooker?
That might be a little excessive, but if you're offering........

in all seriousness, I'm picking one up this weekend so I could be looking for help soon too. I'm relieved to hear the going rate is caffeine and donuts.
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WTF is timmy? And stuff?

Are we talking chronic?
LMAO! haha
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      12-14-2008, 01:03 AM   #15
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Well... problem solved... apparently the 3M tape I used was excessive and shouldn't have put in the bottom, preventing the lip to fit in place.

My buddy took off some of them and it fits perfectly! Thanks guys!
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      12-15-2008, 12:50 PM   #16
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Too funny. Glad things worked out.
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someone's offering chronic?
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which dealership in toronto do u think will be the cheapest to buy the oem lip from..can sum1 tell me wat they paid here in canada...i was gonna buy fm the states but the exchange being the way it is now and all plus shippin, i'm not sure if its worth it.
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which dealership in toronto do u think will be the cheapest to buy the oem lip from..can sum1 tell me wat they paid here in canada...i was gonna buy fm the states but the exchange being the way it is now and all plus shippin, i'm not sure if its worth it.
I am also interested in knowing. I'm pretty sure the price is not set in stone and you have some room to play with the numbers.
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