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Old 03-31-2012, 10:36 PM   #1
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Here they are, and THANKS!!! STUPID PHOTBUCKET, lol.

Guess I've been the only one to crack one of these. It bothered me to no end for about 7 months and I had finally had enough (as well as got comfortable taking the car apart) so I decided to replace it. This is what it looked like.


This is the new wheel well liner.


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Screws that needed to be removed










This one was missing already


These are the ones under the front bumper cover




Removed screws. You should have a total of 9 of the "push" type that are enclosed in the plastic spreader, the one nut-like one that comes from the screw rod at the top of the fender, the two screws that come from the side (in the fourth pic) and the one screw that actually holds the wheel well liner in and the front bumper cover on.


Once you've removed all the screws, gently pull the liner from the front, inwards towards the inside of the car and downward over the extended screw rod, then gently slide the rest of it out from the rear side of the wheel well. Cracked wheel well liner removed


Putting the new wheel well liner in you have to make sure it tucks behind the fender and that you line it up with the projecting screw rod in the top of the fender. As you can see from the pic, I didn't do this so I had to loosen and tuck; kinda like tucking your shirt in your pant, LOL!


While I had the wheel well liner out, I was going to clean my CAI filter, but the clamp screw was facing the other direction, so guess I'll have to wait to clean it when i take the bumper cover off again and once I do that, I'll turn the clamp around so I can access it from the wheel well liner instead of having to take the bumper cover off.


Finished "product"


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Old 04-01-2012, 09:57 AM   #2
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Good job man.

As for replacing the Injen filter, you should be able to remove the headlight and have enough room to get your hand down there.

DIY - Injen CAI (3.8) Filter Replacement = Easy w/lots of pics!
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Good job man.

As for replacing the Injen filter, you should be able to remove the headlight and have enough room to get your hand down there.

DIY - Injen CAI (3.8) Filter Replacement = Easy w/lots of pics!
Thanks, and thanks for looking out, gonna try that!
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How much was the liner and from where did u get it?
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How much was the liner and from where did u get it?
Different dealers charge different prices for parts. At my dealer the part retails for $75.00 but I got it for $53.00, but found it at one of my other online auto parts store for $35.00. Here's the link:

US Auto Parts - Catalogs - Coupe,year:2010),AND(universal:1))&Vi=4294958205+4 294962935+1637&y=2010&mk=Hyundai&md=Genesis Coupe

(I don't know why, but you'll have to cut and re-paste the link to get it to go to the right page)

They call it a splash guard, so check the net and see what you come up with!
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bumboclotgcoupe,

Anyway to see the pics? It says they've either been deleted or removed. I myself have a similar situation with a cracked wheel well that I'm tired of looking at, its such an eye sore!
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bumboclotgcoupe,

Anyway to see the pics? It says they've either been deleted or removed. I myself have a similar situation with a cracked wheel well that I'm tired of looking at, its such an eye sore!
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BTW guys i bought a cheap ebay knock off, bad idea. it needed to be cut up, drlled and then forced on the fit with no clearance problems. Buy hyundai OEM don't waste time trying to save $20 on knock off.


i'm still ganna have to buy coating cause i'm still mexposing the unprotected body and winterss comming
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awesome just in time to get the sound proof parts installed on the fender next weekend
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Awesome DIY, thanks for getting the pics to show!
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Awesome DIY, thanks for getting the pics to show!
Thank you, and you're welcome; but couldn't have done it without Stevejohns29
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Thanks for the write up. One observation: isn't the brake disk in the wrong side of the car?
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Thanks for the write up. One observation: isn't the brake disk in the wrong side of the car?
What do you mean? It's a drill and slotted after market disk, it's supposed to look likwe that
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If you notice when wheel rotates slots and drills will take dust down to the pads, not out, that's why they're not equal for each side.
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my driver-side splash guard almost completely split horizontally....glad I found this tread again...will have to order asap...tks..
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bumboclotgcoupe, thank you for the link to US Auto Parts. I'm glad I stumbled onto this thread - just ordered driver and passenger side splash shields - $87 list for $61.
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bumboclotgcoupe, thank you for the link to US Auto Parts. I'm glad I stumbled onto this thread - just ordered driver and passenger side splash shields - $87 list for $61.
You're welcome; glad to have done something to help contribute to the community!
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