Episode #173 - 8th Gen Honda Civic Sedan Upgrade to Si Spoiler
We've had many requests for this particular upgrade so here is a video
showing how it can be done. Take a standard Civic sedan and upgrade the
vehicle with the stock rear spoiler from the Si. This installation is
definitely not a beginner project. Product and parts are available from
College Hills Honda. Enjoy.
Plastidip Taillight Tint Stencil Diy
Here are the answers to most of your questions....
1. Will it come off?
No it's not permanent but YES it is resilient. I had it on my lights for
months with out it getting scratched or peeling.
2. Is this regular or smoke Plastidip
It is regular. I do say this in the video, however I should have put it in
the description. Sorry for the confusion.
3. Is that Forza Music? What kind of car is that?
Yes it is! :) Makes for great ambient music. Also, it's a BMW 335xi. It's
my winter car. (thus the whole "it's cold right now" in the video)
4. Yes it IS illegal.
At least where I live. HOWEVER, no I didn't get pulled over once for it. I
got pulled over for speeding and the cop didn't even mention it. I really
think it just depends on the cop that is behind you and how he feels about
5. isn't it too dark? Aren't you worried about people not being able to see
your lights when you brake? etc.
No, in the video they might look KIND OF dim, but in person the light
output was barely changed. HOWEVER, that doesn't mean that it wont be on
your car. It depends on what kind of bulbs you have, HOW MANY COATS YOU
DID, and just in general how nice your lights are. Either way, it was not
an issue with me and not once did I get the impression that someone
couldn't see them. Plastidip IS very transparent if you do a few light
coats... you literally JUST watched proof that it is... lol
6. Why didn't you use film? or why didn't you use "night shade"?
First off, I didn't use night shade because until I read these comments I
hadn't ever heard of it.
Second, I didn't use film because the other sets of film that i've used
either didn't fit right, were a pain to take off, peeled up on the edges,
and were much more expensive than this DIY.
7. Why did you use masking tape instead of electrical tape, duct tape etc.
Because masking tape leaves ZERO residue. Duct tape and electrical tape can
both leave lots of residue. As I stated in the Video though, you can always
use flexible nylon/ straight line tape I believe for round edges.
8. Why didn't you just mask everything BUT the clear part then blah blah
really?... mask the part that I WANTED to paint?....
A. that would have taken forever
B. it would have used WAY more paint.
C. I would NEVER mask everything then use a razor on my tail lights....
thats just silly.
9. What was the point of the "press and seal"
The point of that was to show you another way that I had seen it done. I
then went on to say how I do not reccomend it cause you would get garbage
10. How many coats did you do?
If you watch the video I technically did 1 coat. it was a thick coat but I
did that because I knew I wasn't going to be laying it on to the point that
it was not transparent. you will have to be the judge on how many
coats/passes you do. Good news is, if you put on too much, or too little,
no worries! It's plastidip and it'll come right off! Than do it again!
11. Could you do this on your headlights?
I guess you could... although I could see that being a much easier way to
get pulled over. But really, it's worth a try. Worst case is you tell the
cop that pulls you over that you didn't realize it was illegal and ask him
if he'll give you the opportunity to peel it off on the spot.
12. Do you feel the edges with your hands?
You can if you rub your hand over it, but it's very faint. And no it did
not make it peel.
Really at the end of the day, Like I said in the video. Its not everyones
style. It's non permanent, it's SUPER cheap, and most of all THIS MAINLY
WAS A TEST AND A GUIDE ON HOW TO STENCIL YOUR TAIL LIGHTS not REALLY how to
plastidip your lights. So use whatever product you want. I just used
regular dip cause I had some lying around from doing window trim.
And like most mods to your car, you're doing this at your own discretion,
so be safe and use common sense. if you "black out" your lights, you may be
running the risk of accident. So only go to the point that they are still
Thanks for all the thumbs up, and all the kind comments. Hopefully this
answered most of your questions.
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FRONT IS PAINTED
Honda CRV Foglights Installation (Honda Answers #61)
Honda Answers Question 61: How do I install foglights on my 2007-2009 CRV?
(Part # 08V31-SWA-100)
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92-95 Civic Foglight Installation Guide
Fuse Box Diagram: http://www.b18c5eg.com/EG_underdash_fusebox.jpg
How to DIY on installing 92-95 Honda Civic Fog lights, if you have any
questions message me.
Podcast Episode #36 - Accord Fog Light Kit Installation
In this episode we show you the installation steps to add fog lights to a
06-07 Accord sedan. Fog lights provide sporty styling and aid visibility in
adverse weather conditions. Precision optics will provide a highly
controlled light pattern to enhance your visibility in dense fog, rain or
snow. The special housing is resistant to water, impact and corrosion and
the integrated design gives a factory-installed appearance. Plug-in
connectors require no wire splicing or cutting for reliability and ease of
Podcast Episode #35 - Civic Decklid Spoiler Installation
Learn how to install a decklid spoiler on the new 8th generation Civic
sedan. You will be surprised just how easy it is to install this accessory.
The spoiler even comes with heavy duty springs to compensate for the added
Honda Civic Type-R Review - Top Gear - BBC
Jeremy takes the new Honda Civic Type-R out onto the test track. The old
car had been an instant hit, thanks to its razor-sharp handling,
super-eager engine and big dollops of practicality. But what's the verdict
on the new incarnation?
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