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Old 08-12-2012, 05:08 PM
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RS emblem install 2012 Sport Grill

RS emblem install on a 2012 Sport grill

I ordered the front RS emblem full knowing it would not fit properly on a 2012 Sport Grill.


The backing itself cannot be used because of the difference in the honeycombed shape of the grill. It simply will not fit back there without some serious hacking.

As well I recommend removing the grill for the install. On a 2012 Sport there is a scoop that directs air from the grill to the back of the engine bay where the air intake is. You are going to have to remove that and replace it after installing the emblem. It's only 4 screws super easy!

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My solution was to use squares of an old mouse pad I had laying around with a washer. I could have fabricated a new backing plate but the screws on the emblem itself are a a 45 degree angle. The mouse pad material should hold up for a good long while and it wont damage the grill. A bonus is that they do not block the air flow to the air scoop.

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I basically made some big rubber washers out of mouse pad material.

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And here is what it looks like installed.

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I love the way it looks!!!
 

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Hi,
May I know where did you buy your Front Grille RS emblem?
Is it Original Honda Parts?
and do you know where I can buy Original REAR RS badge/emblem?
Thanks
 
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New Genuine JDM 09 10 11 Honda Fit Front Grill RS Emblem Jazz GE8 GE9 | eBay

Be aware that the front RS badge it is not a perfect fit but you can make it look really nice with a little bit of patience.
 
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Evasive Motorsports | PH: 626.336.3400 Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm PST: Miscellaneous

New Genuine JDM 09 10 11 Honda Fit Front Grill RS Emblem Jazz GE8 GE9 | eBay

Be aware that the front RS badge it is not a perfect fit but you can make it look really nice with a little bit of patience.
Thank You so much for your help
 
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I've been looking everywhere for the jdm badges can anyone help me
 
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RS emblem install on a 2012 Sport grill

I ordered the front RS emblem full knowing it would not fit properly on a 2012 Sport Grill.


The backing itself cannot be used because of the difference in the honeycombed shape of the grill. It simply will not fit back there without some serious hacking.

As well I recommend removing the grill for the install. On a 2012 Sport there is a scoop that directs air from the grill to the back of the engine bay where the air intake is. You are going to have to remove that and replace it after installing the emblem. It's only 4 screws super easy!




My solution was to use squares of an old mouse pad I had laying around with a washer. I could have fabricated a new backing plate but the screws on the emblem itself are a a 45 degree angle. The mouse pad material should hold up for a good long while and it wont damage the grill. A bonus is that they do not block the air flow to the air scoop.



I basically made some big rubber washers out of mouse pad material.



And here is what it looks like installed.



I love the way it looks!!!
Hi there could you tell me how to remove the grill please ??.. I have been trying for about 1 hour and still can't get it to come off.. I have removed the top push clips and pulled on the sides and it popped loose but it's still holding tight in the middle ???
 
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Originally Posted by Dwalbert320 View Post
RS emblem install on a 2012 Sport grill

I ordered the front RS emblem full knowing it would not fit properly on a 2012 Sport Grill.


The backing itself cannot be used because of the difference in the honeycombed shape of the grill. It simply will not fit back there without some serious hacking.

As well I recommend removing the grill for the install. On a 2012 Sport there is a scoop that directs air from the grill to the back of the engine bay where the air intake is. You are going to have to remove that and replace it after installing the emblem. It's only 4 screws super easy!




My solution was to use squares of an old mouse pad I had laying around with a washer. I could have fabricated a new backing plate but the screws on the emblem itself are a a 45 degree angle. The mouse pad material should hold up for a good long while and it wont damage the grill. A bonus is that they do not block the air flow to the air scoop.



I basically made some big rubber washers out of mouse pad material.



And here is what it looks like installed.



I love the way it looks!!!
I just received mine in the mail and the sealed bag that holds the emblem only had the front and back part. Did yours have the screws and washers in the bag or separately?
 
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