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Old 01-30-2013, 11:09 AM   #571
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Since lookin car dude. Also ur car and my 06 are goin oem styling. I think oem has the ride look sometimes over aftermarket. Lol
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Kevin, he's got a ton of stuff wrapped in 3M protection... He's just that guy LOL
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Those skirts are nice
Thanks! I'm looking forward to seeing them on the car.

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Why are you wrapping them? Does the paint have a better chance of chipping off since they are plastic pieces or something?
Being so low to the ground and right behind the wheels, 5 minutes of winter driving will sandblast them clean. Our roads crews put down way too many rocks. The alternative would be to take them off for winter, but this is easier.

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Since lookin car dude. Also ur car and my 06 are goin oem styling. I think oem has the ride look sometimes over aftermarket. Lol
Thank you! Comparing OEM and aftermarket side skirts I felt these were one of the best options. Being ST parts they help continue the ST inspiration too.

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Kevin, he's got a ton of stuff wrapped in 3M protection... He's just that guy LOL
If it wasn't winter driven I wouldn't have to.
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Old 02-03-2013, 05:23 PM   #574
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Hey Twenty, how did you get the Blox logo straight on your shift knob? No matter how I twist it on, it is always upside down...
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Hey Twenty, how did you get the Blox logo straight on your shift knob? No matter how I twist it on, it is always upside down...
That was actually chance. The one on now is upside down.
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Then I won't worry about it. That Blox sure makes the shifts feel smoother!
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Then I won't worry about it. That Blox sure makes the shifts feel smoother!
I agree! The added weight on this shifter is a fantastic combo.
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:38 AM   #578
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ST side skirt test fit:

This morning a friend of mine came over and we went to work testing one of the new ST side skirts on the sedan. I was 99.9% sure it'd fit on with no troubles but I wanted to know without a doubt before getting them painted. Summary: it did.

The relatively nice weather means that both cars were recently washed as well. About time!




First up was to remove one of the stock skirts from the car. Along the bottom edge are a few fasteners which pop out. The upper edge is then held in place with more clips; for removal, you can pull up on the top edge of the side skirt (in the door jambs) to release it from these clips; they then pull straight out from the rocker panel.



These are said clips. The upper edge of the skirt has a small lip which these attach to, before the whole piece is installed on the car.



All the clips and mounting points are the same with one exception. On either end of the ST side skirts these white clips need to be used as they slide into little slots on the skirts. I need to track down two more, myself. Otherwise, all original clips can be used if they survive removal of the side skirt, which they should.




With the original piece set off to the side the ST skirt was put in place temporarily and it fit perfectly.





*Ignore the mudflap in the second picture. I removed the bottom clips and merely pushed it out of the way when installing the side skirt. Being one-time use clips I didn't want to fully remove it.

So, there it is. ST skirts fit onto sedans perfectly as long as you swap two clips for each one. Now it's time to send these off for paint!

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Love the skirts, but leave them blaaaaaaack!! They really flow with your lip that way.

But I have confidence they will look good in yellow as well
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I'm excited to see this done! Do you have any plans for the rear valence? In regards to painting or replacing to match the skirts.
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