Bodykit Help

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  1. BlackXrunner05

    BlackXrunner05 Active Member

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    Okay I just spent a lot of money to have my whole bodykit, flares and bumpers repainted. Unfortunately, one of my front spoilers has a broken clip mount and is missing one all together.... Is there a way to repair the broken mount and perhaps make a new mount? Plus how would I attach them?
     
  2. autobodyX

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    [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Startech-HC102-Adhesive-Cable-Mounts/dp/B00008VFBE/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1424743742&sr=8-2&keywords=cable+tie+mounts"]These work good. I found them at Lowes HP [/ame]
    [ame]http://www.amazon.com/Startech-HC102-Adhesive-Cable-Mounts/dp/B00008VFBE/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1424743742&sr=8-2&keywords=cable+tie+mounts[/ame]
     
  3. kwigs160966

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    Try an epoxy to glue the tab back on.
     
  4. TRON

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    These body kits are a constant battle especially in the snowy months
     
  5. BlackXrunner05

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    Those Lowes mounts won't work! They need to be flat and mount through a hole in the bumper cover
     
  6. autobodyX

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    You just need to put something over the hole to cinch the tie to. A piece of hose or a paperclip or pen just something to span across the slot in the bumper.
     
  7. BlackXrunner05

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    So I bought a plastic welder. My plan is to create plastic L brackets and weld them to the back of the front and rear spoiler. I'll then drill a hole through the tongue and use a zip tie to fasten it.... One question though? What kind of plastic are our bodykits made of? Polypropylene...ABS?
     
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    I've been using those clips from lowes for over 2 years now & there still holding on strong!! I epoxied them on and let it sit for a day & a half
     
  11. BlackXrunner05

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    I made L brackets from my old side skirt and epoxied them to the back of my rear kit.. I used a torch once the bumper spoiler was in place and bent the bracket over again. It's not going anywhere now. I have to do my front bumper spoilers now.
     
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    This is the progress thus far! I still need to pull my front spoilers and epoxy my brackets to them tomorrow
     

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