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      12-28-2012, 03:50 PM   #1
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It came!

Today if it home from work to my wife telling me there is a large box waiting for me in the garage. Low and behold there is, with big red letters that say ARKYM on the front.
Now I've got myself a nice project for the weekend. (I can't post pics because I'm on my iphone but I will ASAP).
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Lip, bumper, diffuser, trunk?
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      12-28-2012, 03:53 PM   #3
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Be sure to get some 3M adhesion promoter and if you can, let the car sit in the sun for the day before installing it.
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Is that glue or tape? And I need to leave it in the sun? Should I wash it first?
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Is that glue or tape? And I need to leave it in the sun? Should I wash it first?
The 3M adhesion promoter is a liquid that you wipe the area that the 3M tape will be sticking to to make sure it gets the best bond possible. Yes, you need to make sure the area that's being taped is very clean before installation. Leaving the car in the sun first will allow the bumper to get more flexible to help you with making sure the diffuser can form to the bumper as best as possible.
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      12-28-2012, 09:38 PM   #7
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So I need to buy 3m adhesion promoter and 3m double sided tape? Where can I be that lowes? Home Depot. As long as it doesn't rain tomorrow ill put it on do. Recommend all day or a couple hours?
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So I need to buy 3m adhesion promoter and 3m double sided tape? Where can I be that lowes? Home Depot. As long as it doesn't rain tomorrow ill put it on do. Recommend all day or a couple hours?
Should come with the 3M tape already installed on the diffuser. The adhesion promoter you may find at Lowes. However if not you can use prepsol. And as stated above make sure area is very clean, then prep area. If sun isn't a possibility you can use a blow dryer to warm up the bumper before adhering the 3M tape. Take your time.
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      12-28-2012, 11:21 PM   #9
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The tape did not come on the diffuser, I got it from pyspeed, I feel like something bad happened here . :/ where do I need to mount the tape I did a search from a DIY but could t find one I really don't wanna fuck this up
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I am normally one to jump on these with the pics but the guy clearly states that he will post pictures soon. Not sure if you read it or not.
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I am normally one to jump on these with the pics but the guy clearly states that he will post pictures soon. Not sure if you read it or not.
yes i read... just thought it'd still be funny. guess not
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It's not rocket science. Put the 3m tape around the border of the part your installing. Dry fit it first to see where to apply. To clean the bumper you can also use rubbing alcohol.
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As Promised the pictures, its pouring out here in today so exhaust came off today and the install will have to wait untill tomorrow, need to wash the car first...
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The 3M tape and adhesion promoter is a specialty item so you won't be finding it at Lowe's or Home Depot anytime soon. You'll need to contact either some local bodyshops or find out if there are any paint/body supply stores nearby or order online.
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