WRX & STi Front Skidplate Install Instructions
and Tool List:
#1 - Primitive Racing Front Skidplate & Hardware (5 bolts & 5 Washers)
Bolts = 8x1.25 thread pitch.
#2 - 13mm Socket or Wrench, Small Phillips,Med Flathead Screwdriver and Pliers
#3 - A friend. Not needed, but it sure helps.
|Step 1||Remove packaging and any
protective coating from skidplate, make sure you have the correct
|Step 2||Raise the front of the car and place securely on jack stands. Never work under a vehicle supported only with a jack.. Remove existing black plastic under tray using a screwdriver and pliers.|
|Step 3||(This is where that "friend" will come in handy) Hold skidplate under engine, the foam pads face upwards, note orientation of 3" hole for drain plug (if equipped)|
|Step 4||Start the 2 rear bolts, then the 3 front bolts. Don't forget to use the washers supplied with your skidplate. They go between the bolt head and skidplate. Tighten firmly using a 13mm wrench or socket. DO NOT TORQUE PAST 20-24 FT LBS! These do not need to be super-tight. You can also use a bit of BLUE Loc-Tite if you wish.|
|Step 5||Lower car and take her for a spin on the nearest gravel road and enjoy!|