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A iM owner posted some pics and has one of those installed less the red edge and it looked good. I don't remember where it is. It was a EZ Lip I believe. I bought the ALL-Fit one but since it was solid rubber I had a difficult time getting it to conform to the bends and gave up. If I was not on my back and on a lift I think I would have done better. They have one on Amazon for $18-19 dollars I think I'll try next but since I put the lowering springs on I'm pretty low in front now and have many railroad tracks to cross. So far I haven't scrubbed.
 

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I'm pretty low in front now and have many railroad tracks to cross. So far I haven't scrubbed.
There's a dirty little secret about going low in this car. There's a brace in the center back of the engine that will scrub way before the front corners hit anything. I hit it all the time in my driveway. My driveway is soft but it worries me to death trying not to ground it on anything stronger than it is. Enough that I plan to raise it a little if I'm ever home long enough to get anything done.
 

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The main thing to remember when coming to bends and installing this is triangles. Cut notches and conform.
Yes, but support is lost a little because I guess the adhesive sucks even when heating it up. Time to bring out the screws lol
 

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There's a dirty little secret about going low in this car. There's a brace in the center back of the engine that will scrub way before the front corners hit anything. I hit it all the time in my driveway. My driveway is soft but it worries me to death trying not to ground it on anything stronger than it is. Enough that I plan to raise it a little if I'm ever home long enough to get anything done.
The piece on the back that looks like a diffuser?
 

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No. It's a brace or bracket directly between the front wheels. It'll scrape if I take a speed bump diagonally. If I go over a speed bump straight it doesn't scrape but I bottom out at the front jack points.
Gotcha. Where the jack support is right? How low are you?
 

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Hey guys, want to install this https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00X...mage_4?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A1LGDXCZMXB2CW&th=1 all around the car, but not sure how to do the back. Any suggestions?
Did you ever put this on? If so how long did it last? I’m looking around at some now but MANY reviews talk about how the adhesive is worthless and gives out after a few weeks. I’d like to get it because I can’t see spending $250+ on a front splitter but not if it’s going to be worthless after a couple weeks.
 

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Did you ever put this on? If so how long did it last? I’m looking around at some now but MANY reviews talk about how the adhesive is worthless and gives out after a few weeks. I’d like to get it because I can’t see spending $250+ on a front splitter but not if it’s going to be worthless after a couple weeks.
Myself I used some black stainless screws to hold it in place. One bad parking curb and it would all rip off
 

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Myself I used some black stainless screws to hold it in place. One bad parking curb and it would all rip off
Dave,
Did you get a certain brand that you believe the adhesive lasted longer on? Is yours still holding on?
I had seen where others in separate forums had used self tapping screws to help hold it on, but I’m not sure if that’s what you used or not. Do they go through the rubber of the spoiler relatively easy or is it a headache?
 

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Myself I used some black stainless screws to hold it in place. One bad parking curb and it would all rip off
Dave,
Did you get a certain brand that you believe the adhesive lasted longer on? Is yours still holding on?
I had seen where others in separate forums had used self tapping screws to help hold it on, but I’m not sure if that’s what you used or not. Do they go through the rubber of the spoiler relatively easy or is it a headache?
The tape itself is fine, I just don't trust it. Just the other day I pulled in to far on a parking curb and I just know if it was held on just by adhesive it would have come off.

I happen to have self tapper, but it is not required.
 

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The tape itself is fine, I just don't trust it. Just the other day I pulled in to far on a parking curb and I just know if it was held on just by adhesive it would have come off.

I happen to have self tapper, but it is not required.
The thing that worries me is interstate commutes so having the screws on there would give a little added peace of mind.
Did you just tap the screws through the rubber spoiler and into the bumper or what process did you use?

Normally I avoid parking where curbs are due to trying to park in the back. I learned my lesson with those scratches I picked up in the parking lot that I posted about a month ago.
 

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The thing that worries me is interstate commutes so having the screws on there would give a little added peace of mind.
Did you just tap the screws through the rubber spoiler and into the bumper or what process did you use?

Normally I avoid parking where curbs are due to trying to park in the back. I learned my lesson with those scratches I picked up in the parking lot that I posted about a month ago.
I personally put the piece in place via the adhesive strip and then just went along with the screws. It is pretty easy with the self-tapping screws. Just make sure you use screws that won't rust.

I usually am pretty good at avoiding curb rash and high parking blocks, but it happens. Just last week I pulled up to my dentist's office, got out of the car and noticed the rubber spoiler pushed under. I immediately got back in and backed up, no harm done. This probably would have torn off if it had just been held on by adhesive.
 

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I personally put the piece in place via the adhesive strip and then just went along with the screws. It is pretty easy with the self-tapping screws. Just make sure you use screws that won't rust.

I usually am pretty good at avoiding curb rash and high parking blocks, but it happens. Just last week I pulled up to my dentist's office, got out of the car and noticed the rubber spoiler pushed under. I immediately got back in and backed up, no harm done. This probably would have torn off if it had just been held on by adhesive.
I suppose that is one thing I’ll have to get used to for if I do pull in where there is a curb somewhere because it will stick out from the bumper a little bit.
But I’ll be on the lookout for those stainless self tapping screws. I’ll try and post a picture once I get it ordered and installed.

Thanks Dave!
 

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I had looked at the EZ-Lip a while back, and ran across All Fit, https://allfitautomotive.com/

Comes in three widths, and a few different colors. Applies with 3M tape, and also comes with screws and washers as well. There is a video towards the bottom of the page above that compares EZ-Lip and All Fit.

Kind of leery of putting one on, just due to the roads around here. May give a try when spring comes around though.
 

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I had looked at the EZ-Lip a while back, and ran across All Fit, https://allfitautomotive.com/

Comes in three widths, and a few different colors. Applies with 3M tape, and also comes with screws and washers as well. There is a video towards the bottom of the page above that compares EZ-Lip and All Fit.

Kind of leery of putting one on, just due to the roads around here. May give a try when spring comes around though.
Kind of nice that it comes with hardware and colors, but kind of pricey. The whole point of these is that it is a low-cost alternative to traditional front spoilers and splitters. Mine was under $20.00 plus the screws of maybe $8.00.
 

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So has anyone found a front piece that is actually made for the iM like the Corolla sedan has? I've seen other cars have something so I was wondering. I haven't had any luck yet but since this car was out for a while before even coming to NA I thought that something had to be available somewhere.
 
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