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      02-02-2019, 09:35 AM   #1
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Carbon Fiber Rear Diffuser - DIY?

I just received a new CF rear diffuser. I was searching the forum to determine if this is a DIY job (could not find anything helpful) or am I better off going to a local shop to have it done. I know there are 4 plastic rivets that hold in in place. What is the best way to remove the old rivets?. It seems simple enough, but I will defer to the guys who have already done it.
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The best way to remove the plastic rivets is by snipping them from above.
Once those are out, there is still quite a bit of tugging and cursing to get the plastic clips (part of the diffuser) to detach from the corresponding slots in the bumper. Eventually the diffuser will cede and you will be victor.
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The best way to remove the plastic rivets is by snipping them from above.
Once those are out, there is still quite a bit of tugging and cursing to get the plastic clips (part of the diffuser) to detach from the corresponding slots in the bumper. Eventually the diffuser will cede and you will be victor.
Thanks, I read the thread. I'll give it a go
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The best way to remove the plastic rivets is by snipping them from above.
Once those are out, there is still quite a bit of tugging and cursing to get the plastic clips (part of the diffuser) to detach from the corresponding slots in the bumper. Eventually the diffuser will cede and you will be victor.
Thanks, I read the thread. I'll give it a go
Dkat, I also found there was a lack of good diy on this... Hopefully all goes well for you!

Thanks again for the Roundel also!
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The diffuser will still be very firmly secured even after you remove the rivets, so donít freak out if/when that happens.
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