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Old 08-12-2018, 09:49 PM   #121 (permalink)
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So it looks like your dampening is both on the inside of the outter door panel and the inside behind the inner trim. Correct that you added all of that? Did you go under the carpet, too? I don't recall seeing pics of that.
You're correct, two layers. On the interior facing side of the outer door metal, and on the interior side of the inner door metal. I can't stress how big a difference this made.

I put dampening over nearly every surface in the hatch area, but have yet to add any in the passenger area (aside from the doors). I still have quite a few square feet left over.

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Old 08-13-2018, 07:27 AM   #122 (permalink)
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Cut my rear springs to fix some of the ride height I gained when removing the IMA system. Rear was up almost an inch and a half, and taking 1/3 of a coil off brought it down about 3/4". I'm unsure if I want to take a little more off, or just leave the rear a hair high since I have extra cargo capacity now.




While I was at it, I treated their surface rust and gave them some underbody coating.

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Old 08-13-2018, 09:17 PM   #123 (permalink)
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Rear of the car is mostly finished, at least all of the macro work. I plan to sew the two carpets together and tidy the seam, and there are some pieces that still need to be better attached, but the rough idea is in place.





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Old 08-13-2018, 10:06 PM   #124 (permalink)
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If this is the "rough idea" I gotta remember not to let you see the stripped back of my Civic. Yeesh, it's embarrassing. Mine is a daily that I have to build on a shoestring budget since the point is saving cashflow and avoiding depreciation losses.

Anyway... looking good, hey.
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Old 08-13-2018, 10:07 PM   #125 (permalink)
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If this is the "rough idea" I gotta remember not to let you see the stripped back of my Civic. Yeesh, it's embarrassing. Mine is a daily that I have to build on a shoestring budget since the point is saving cashflow and avoiding depreciation losses.

Anyway... looking good, hey.
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Old 08-13-2018, 10:55 PM   #126 (permalink)
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Lmfao.

Ya..... I need to up my insight game to a much higher level.
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Old 08-14-2018, 01:55 AM   #128 (permalink)
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Looking really good!!
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Old 08-14-2018, 09:24 AM   #129 (permalink)
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LHT would be proud of these insight swap threads. lol
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Nice work. Maybe I should vacuum out the back of my Dasher.

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