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Old 11-04-2011, 01:38 AM
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Splash Guard Worth it?

I am thinking about purchasing a set of splash guard. they are about $ 80 shipped.

So i was wondering is it worth getting it for better paint protection?

It was raining hard in Cincinnati today, and i noticed a lot of splash in my car especially lower part of the vehicle, i closely looked at other vehicles with splash guard, but it was soaked with water but not with black road dirt not as much as my car got at least.

So is it really functionally advantageous as far as keeping the paint a little bit better? or is it just placebo affect that i am thinking it will be cleaner?

Any inputs are welcomed
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Old 11-04-2011, 03:05 AM
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If you can get the tsx splash guard. It fit with just little modification.
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Old 11-04-2011, 04:41 AM
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I have the OEM splash gaurds on my 7th Gen coupe and I like them. Before I had them there was a definite splash up on the rear bumper in the form of a perfectly straight line of dirt, since the install I dont get that anymore. And I think they look good and give the illusion of moar low.
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Old 11-04-2011, 04:45 AM
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I like them....a good mod that is unobtrusive. Alternative is clear 3M paint saver film.
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Old 11-04-2011, 04:48 AM
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I have always had them on my cars.

I prefer the functionality over the looks.
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Old 11-04-2011, 05:21 AM
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I love mine. I'm happy that both of my used cars happen to have had them.
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Old 11-04-2011, 06:37 AM
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Splash Guards

+1 for splash guards. After I installed them my car not only looks better but it stays cleaner. I can only imagine it will be helping to save some paint too.
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Old 11-04-2011, 06:49 AM
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I like the way it looks in black...glad mines can when i purchased it. Plus very functional...go for it
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I have always had them on mine and splash guards along w. A good coat of wax keeps the sides of my coupe literally dry because no water can stick. RainX on the windows keeps the side and back windows dry too when driving at 65+mph
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Def worth it. I love mine.
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I might be the minority but I hate splash guards. To me, they take away from the look and make a car seem more like a grocery getter (I know accord is a grocery getter but you don't have to emphasize it). You really don't see high end cars with splash guards and there must be a good reason for it.
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Ok i am pulling the trigger, but why TSX GUARD? whats better?

Where is the best place to get the OEM(since after markets usually do not meet the standard) splash guard? College hills honda?

Where did you guys purchase them? for how much?
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TSX Splash Guards can fit the sedan. Just need to drill out an extra hole. Only thing they have is that they come painted already and some paint codes are exact matches with the 8th gen.

Otherwise, I'd say save your money and buy the regular Accord ones and take some paint to it yourself. Especially if you're a coupe (Not sure if it fits the coupe or not, but it does fit the sedan properly after one mounting hole is drilled out).
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Check out H and A accessories, thats where I got mine.
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