Stupid metal skid plate

  1. BlackbettyFk_7

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    Anyone know of an aftermarket replacement for that damn piece of tin under the car? I'm looking for something a little more durable.
     
  2. turbo lover

    turbo lover Senior Member

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    I'd like one too, I'm surprised that I haven't been able to find one yet. I had an aftermarket one on my Golf and it was fantastic, looked similar to this:

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    bluehatch17 Senior Member

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    The thing is annoying but it’s invaluable if you hit a crappy pothole or something and that gets damaged instead of your oil pan.

    I ran over significant road debris, and that took the whole hit basically. The car would have stopped working immediately if that cover was not present.
     
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    Search for the type R one. People said it's the same fitment. The one for the regular Civic cost almost $200 and it's the size of tiny bed.
     
  5. dellyjoughnut

    dellyjoughnut Member

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    Or go to a metal supplier, buy 3000 series aluminium sheet metal, cut the thing to the existing shape, and cut some holes.

    I looked at the bottom of the engine bay and wonder how the air exits this region if the car is known to run hot at the track. Looking at it seems to suggest the the air exits the front wheel well with no air going underneath the car.
     
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