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I would like to see some pictures of one installed and hear opinions about it. My plan was to buy one when I purchased my HRV but the dealership installed a clear bra for free.
 

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I see College Hills has an aftermarket hood deflector. Has anyone installed any aftermarket deflectors? It looks thinner and maybe not quite as long as the OEM, so not sure I like that about it.

It might look better. It will not function as good as the OEM.


I'm sure there is another thread on the defector. But search is not working.

 

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As far as I've seen from either my own driving or pictures online, the aeroskin would work fine, if your primary worry is initial front damage from pebbles and rock chips, or even just mess from kamikaze bugs directly impacting the front (for the hood anyway).

Back in 2011, I took a 5 week long trip around the US in my 2010 Honda Fit. And while there were definitely bug guts on my windshield, the mess at the front nose was far worse. Luckily, it was mostly bug splat and not chipped paint. Something like the aeroskin would've helped with the hood portion.
 

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I would like to see some pictures of one installed and hear opinions about it. My plan was to buy one when I purchased my HRV but the dealership installed a clear bra for free.
my OEM just shipped out today; i'll get some pictures up as soon as I get it installed
 

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It might look better. It will not function as good as the OEM.


I'm sure there is another thread on the defector. But search is not working.

I have this on my HRV. You can go to my albums and see some shots there. Functions okay for deflecting small rocks and bugs but here in the midwest, theres nothing stopping the onslaught of rock salt during peak season. A clear hood bra/wrap would do much better. I just did a spot paint/touch-up job on my hood and there was still so many micro craters. I bought the hood deflector more-so for aesthetics; a little something to differentiate my HRV from the rest.
 

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Thanks. I was surprised to see that there was a bit of a gap on the backside seal. To be quite honest, I don't really think the seal does anything as it is all exposed to the elements, so it doesn't bother me.
 

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A to až do dnešního roku.

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Just got it today and completed the install.

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Takže je to krásné !!!! Hledal jsem na internetu, ale tuto část jsem nikde nenašl ...: - ((
So it's beautiful !!!! I searched the internet, but I didn't find this part anywhere ...: - ((
 

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AVS makes a hood deflector. I put it on my 2018 HRV. Easy to install.
I have an AVS deflector also but on my Accord. Bought it from 4wheelonline. It fits flush with the hood and is secured using double sided tape. I'm planning to get one for my HRV next month.
 

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I will be getting an AVS Aeroskin, flush mounted (utilizing 3M tape) hood protector installed professionally on my 2018 HR-V EX. I know it looks seemingly like a no brainer, simple install, but I don’t trust myself doing it with the chance that it may go on crooked or may not be securely mounted. I’d rather pay extra to have a shop install it professionally and at least this way the installation would be guaranteed along with the deflector itself.
I did extensive research before deciding on the Aeroskin. I had an AVS hood/ bug deflector on my previous vehicle a 2002 Accord, and it survived two grueling Chicago winters. Then a total loss car accident ended the life of the Accord as well as the deflector. I’m sure both would have lasted longer if not for the accident. So from this experience I knew AVS made high quality, made in the USA products.
I read many stories about the clips used in the installation of the “clip on” type of bug deflectors damaging the hoods and paint of the vehicles the deflectors were installed on, after they had to be removed for various reasons. So no way was I going to risk that on my HR-V. So, the only choices left were the direct mount stick on type, which were mostly AVS branded ones and the 3M clear bra protective film. I couldn’t find many negative reviews and/or experiences with the stick on type of deflectors, unlike the clip on type. The estimate for the 3M clear bra was almost $300 and that was only for protective coverage about 12” from the front of the hood backward. But the same shop that I received the estimate also sold and installed the AVS Aeroskin hood bug deflectors so I bought one from them and will be scheduling a date and day for the professional installation.I will post pics after the installation, in this forum.
 
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