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Hi all, I just had a question on how to install the Front Air Dam that Mazda offers for the 2019+ 4th gen models shown in the image below:

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I have been looking everywhere on the internet to find any way on how to install this and how the part looks just on its own not on a car. Can anyone explain on how to install this thing or enlighten me on how it works? I'm not sure if you have to take off the front bumper or not.
 

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Hi all, I just had a question on how to install the Front Air Dam that Mazda offers for the 2019+ 4th gen models shown in the image below:

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I have been looking everywhere on the internet to find any way on how to install this and how the part looks just on its own not on a car. Can anyone explain on how to install this thing or enlighten me on how it works? I'm not sure if you have to take off the front bumper or not.
1,000 yes, you have to take the front bumper off,
to do that there are several pull tabs and a few bolts on the radiator support when you open the hood
the front splash guard underneath below the radiator has to come off, super simple, just get under there and you'll see the bolts and pull tabs to remove,
and lastly the front half of each wheel well liner and the bolt thats right behind where the bumper meets the fender.

Once the bumper is off you'll see the screws to remove the grill from behind the bumper
Granted mine is a gen 3 but its just about the same.
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Hi all, I just had a question on how to install the Front Air Dam that Mazda offers for the 2019+ 4th gen models shown in the image below:

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I have been looking everywhere on the internet to find any way on how to install this and how the part looks just on its own not on a car. Can anyone explain on how to install this thing or enlighten me on how it works? I'm not sure if you have to take off the front bumper or not.
It slides over your existing "small lip" and is held in place by clips, adhesive tape and a few small brackets. Under my lip it is the same as yours, I have a Prem Plus turbo that comes with the air dam/lip. I had to replace mine due to road debris, aka a concrete patch that came out of the road. Its less than an hr. job if you're handy. Cheers.
 

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It slides over your existing "small lip" and is held in place by clips, adhesive tape and a few small brackets. Under my lip it is the same as yours, I have a Prem Plus turbo that comes with the air dam/lip. I had to replace mine due to road debris, aka a concrete patch that came out of the road. Its less than an hr. job if you're handy. Cheers.
Oh okay I gotcha. That makes so much morse sense. I will definitely be installing this on my Mazda 3 as well as the rear diffuser they offer. I think they just look so clean when they are on. Do you know when you purchase a front air dam from a Mazda dealer, does it come with all the hardware?
 

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Oh okay I gotcha. That makes so much morse sense. I will definitely be installing this on my Mazda 3 as well as the rear diffuser they offer. I think they just look so clean when they are on. Do you know when you purchase a front air dam from a Mazda dealer, does it come with all the hardware?
Yes they will order everything that is needed. The rear is an entirely new lower bumper cover/piece.
You can get it cheaper through places like Bam wholesale parts online so use that as a price negotiating tool with the dealer. I had the dealership do mine and parts and labor totaled just under the retail prices for the parts.

For anyone looking at buying a 3 and putting the appearance packaging on…I had the dealership do it before I took delivery of the vehicle. This way everything was covered on the three-year, bumper-to-bumper warranty.
 
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