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While I was at the dealership getting my oil changed I talked to the parts manager about the HFP kit.
I told him I just wanted the front lip and he said he would sell it for around $350 he tried selling it for $400...
So then asked how much install would be...$150...so I said no thanks.

I know College hills sells them for around $300 but labor rapes you.
If I were to pay that much for labor I want the full kit..But if I go full kit it's gonna be over $1k. which doesn't seem worth it...

Is it simple to install yourself? if so I'll reconsider. still wish I would've gotten the kit thrown in when I bought it...
 

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While I was at the dealership getting my oil changed I talked to the parts manager about the HFP kit.
I told him I just wanted the front lip and he said he would sell it for around $350 he tried selling it for $400...
So then asked how much install would be...$150...so I said no thanks.

I know College hills sells them for around $300 but labor rapes you.
If I were to pay that much for labor I want the full kit..But if I go full kit it's gonna be over $1k. which doesn't seem worth it...

Is it simple to install yourself? if so I'll reconsider. still wish I would've gotten the kit thrown in when I bought it...
you can handle the install. If it's like others I've seen is mounted with 3m tape and then screwed on. Very easy. I've seen them for $250 BTW. Keep shopping and DIY FTW!!!
 

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Yea, I couldn't find a DIY for the kit, if anyone knows of one please tell.
I'm a little intimidated from everyone saying have your dealership pro's install it.
 

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From some of the "Professional" installations I've seen, you would be better to install it yourself. Mine was installed by a dealership, but this was actually one of the best dealer installed kits that I have seen. I got lucky.
 

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Everyone saying having a pro install? Most I've heard here say the front lip is easy to install.
 

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From some of the "Professional" installations I've seen, you would be better to install it yourself. Mine was installed by a dealership, but this was actually one of the best dealer installed kits that I have seen. I got lucky.
^^^ True that^^^ There is no way to professionally install an HFP body kit. My family owns a Honda dealership, and I have seen how we install them, trust me it aint rocket science.
 

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I am not one to put things on myself, but I decided to tackle this project to save some $$. It was actually pretty easy & fun. BTW, my install was cleaner than the install on my 06 si coupe hfp lip. No issues with mine, whereas theirs was coming off at he top! DIY FTW.
 

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Like people have said, the install shouldn't be too difficult at all and all the instructions are posted on the College Hills website anyway.

Labor is a lot, but they wouldn't be able to go cheaper. Consider if it takes two people to prep and install the kit at $50/hr, plus administrative paperwork at about $50/hr, the cost for labor quickly goes up.

I'd recommend calling up a buddy or two to help you hold up one end and then share a pizza for about $20 when you've finished your work.
 

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My honda dealership charge me about $140 to install the full HFP kit on my car, and they did a great job. i was watching the full install.
 

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Well I talked to College hills honda and they said it shouldn't be hard.
So I guess I'll give it a go!
I think I'll just go with the front lip...I don't want to spend a butt load for the whole kit..
 

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good luck with it shouldnt be hard
 

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Im going to piece together a lip kit, and definantely install myself. Theres no reason you should pay for this unless your completely Mechanically confused or dont have the proper tools or time.
 

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Exactly.. give it a shot an if it's overwhelming have a pro do it.
 

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About the pro installation : It's only to discourage you ... I personally don't think that it can be harder than installing the fogs :xyxnervou .. that's REALLY a PITA !! and we've succeded on installing them :lildevil: !
 
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