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Old 06-22-2017, 12:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Swapped my '99 Civic HX front bumper back to stock - with D-I-Y video

The aero bumper started to get a bit ratty from dragging on the driveway (if it ain't scrapin' it ain't low enough) so I decided to switch back to a stock bumper. Swapped them in a flash and shot a little D-I-Y video.



I got a second stock bumper to modify, as well. I'm going to attack aero bumper #2 differently. The plan is to design it in a CAD program and CFD test it before building, possibly with 3D printed pieces. Still dreaming about wind tunnel testing. Knowing that I can swap bumpers in an hour is a big plus. Tunnel time = money.

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Old 06-22-2017, 10:18 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Black and Green - '98 Honda Civic DX Coupe
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Subscribed. Would love to see the modding of the second bumper cover!

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