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Old 08-08-2008, 07:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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DIY - Installing Corsport Hood Spacers

Even though installation is simple and straight forward, i figured i'd post this just for info if anyone needs it

First, buy your hood spacers from corsport, and post in this thread NEW: 06+ Civic CorSport Aluminum Hood Spacer Bushings


Spacers


Only take the bolts out of one side at a time for obvious reasons. This install can be done by one person as long as you are careful.


you'll probably have to pry the hood away from the bracket because it has black adhesive on it, just use a flathead screwdriver and it wont take much force


one side done


finshed product, enjoy

*EDIT* - You may have to adjust the rubber feet that support the front of the hood to make it even, that is what i had to do but it wasnt the spacers fault, they just weren't adjusted right in the first place for some reason


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Old 08-08-2008, 07:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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so this aids in cooling i suppose?

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so this aids in cooling i suppose?
supposed to, it cant hurt lol
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RiceBowL54 just put it into 3rd gear on 8thcivicRiceBowL54 just put it into 3rd gear on 8thcivicRiceBowL54 just put it into 3rd gear on 8thcivicRiceBowL54 just put it into 3rd gear on 8thcivic
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Er.. looks weird... whats the point?
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Old 08-08-2008, 07:31 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Wow...I don't get this at all.

It's certainly original and looks different, but you could also do that with a DIY for putting nails in your tires.
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Old 08-08-2008, 07:38 PM   #6 (permalink)
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check the link i posted at the top...
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nice diy. looks good.
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not my style. looks like your ride got wrecked..
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ctk just put it into 1st gear on 8thcivic
supposedly creates a cowl like effect aiding in lower engine bay temps. also good for hard-parking
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so this aids in cooling i suppose?
it really does!
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Old 08-11-2008, 09:27 PM   #11 (permalink)
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i still think it looks weird. :/
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Nice DIY, I think they look better on older cars... still nice to have such a diverse aftermarket backing for our cars.
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it allows air to exit through the top of the hood where hot air accumulates especially during idle at a stop. i suppose this would be more effective if the radiator would only occupy half of the lower air dam, more respectively the passenger side.
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makes the car looks weird imo
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makes the car looks weird imo
then dont buy them...why are you guys posting saying you dont like it? i dont care if you like it or not...the DIY is for ppl who buy them...not for people to judge them...
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i'd consider doing this for its cooling benefits.
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noice. bish.

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Nice diy. Functionality or fashon but damn its ugly. How well does it work?
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Old 08-19-2008, 09:59 AM   #20 (permalink)
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My rims should be there today or tomorrow, trying to to decide if I want to do the Vibrant Header w/ HFC, and still have to order the CT-E SC after I re-enlist.

Install at your place right??

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