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Old 01-15-2015, 08:44 AM   #1
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Installing a base plate on Honda civic, 2008

Well our old CRV has to go. It won't pass smog without an engine overhaul, it's a smoker so it must be replaced. My wife drives a 2008 Honda civic auto trans and though Honda says it should not be towed, enough people have done it that we are going to do it as well. Just wondering which base plate might be the best fit for this car and how was it to install. I installed the one on my old 2000 CRV and it was easy but I'm not so sure about doing the civic. Anyway, what say you that have been down this road?

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Old 01-15-2015, 01:23 PM   #2
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You can go on line and check out the installation instructions from RoadMaster of Blue Ox. I did my 05 Civic Si and it wasn't bad. I did have to remove the whole front including the lights. I like the Road Master Plates it was a heavier duty setup than Blue Ox. You shouldn't have any more trouble than you did on the CRV. After looking at both instructions, it looks like Road Master is easier.

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Thanks Irish, I may give it a go, I'm just not as spry as I used to be and there seems to be less working room around the front of the Honda, especially underneath. I used the roadmaster plate on the CRV also and it seemed like a simpler and strong arrangement. Thanks again!
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