Skip to main content

R2.02

Minor Versionm

by Rich Harris

Introduction

In this installation guide, we have provided step-by-step instructions to install the 27WON Intake Snorkel

Advisory:

  • Working under the vehicle requires a safe and sturdy location for the vehicle to sit on jackstands
  • Install requires removing or trimming OE bumper ducting
  • Integra install requires modification of a bumper bracket. Details are in this guide
  • Integra install requires removal or relocation of one of the two horns
  1. First and foremost; THANK YOU for becoming a part of the 27WON Family.  We hope to REDEFINE your experience of the aftermarket with the highest level Parts, Customer Service, Packaging, & Support
    • First and foremost; THANK YOU for becoming a part of the 27WON Family. We hope to REDEFINE your experience of the aftermarket with the highest level Parts, Customer Service, Packaging, & Support

    • This guide describes a process to install your new Intake Snorkel

    • This install requires removing or modifying the ducting between the bumper and radiator support

    • For Integra, this install requires modifying the bumper support bracket

  2. Follow manufacturer recommendations to jack up and support the front of vehicle
    • Follow manufacturer recommendations to jack up and support the front of vehicle

    • The passenger side wheel and tire were removed for clarity but are not required for bumper removal

  3. Clear space around the front of the car and underneath to have ample space to remove the front bumper Pop open the hood and support with hood prop in fully up position
    • Clear space around the front of the car and underneath to have ample space to remove the front bumper

    • Pop open the hood and support with hood prop in fully up position

  4. FL5 Type R is similar to Integra. Integra shown If you have another Honda Civic, skip to the next step Use a large flathead screwdriver or prying tool to remove the ten (10) push-clips on the top of the bumper
    • FL5 Type R is similar to Integra. Integra shown

    • If you have another Honda Civic, skip to the next step

    • Use a large flathead screwdriver or prying tool to remove the ten (10) push-clips on the top of the bumper

    • These push clips are not removed

    • The 2nd and 3rd images give you a better view of the clips

  5. If you have a Acura Integra or CTR, skip to the next step Use a large flathead screwdriver or prying tool to remove the ten (10) push-clips on the top of the bumper These push clips are not removed
    • If you have a Acura Integra or CTR, skip to the next step

    • Use a large flathead screwdriver or prying tool to remove the ten (10) push-clips on the top of the bumper

    • These push clips are not removed

    • The 2nd and 3rd images give you a better view of the clips

    • Other Civic trims not shown but process will be similar

  6. The passenger side wheel and tire were removed for clarity but not required for bumper removal. Passenger side shown, Driver side similar
    • The passenger side wheel and tire were removed for clarity but not required for bumper removal. Passenger side shown, Driver side similar

    • If you have a Honda Civic, skip to the next step

    • Integra

    • Remove the dome head screw with Philips screwdriver

    • Remove the flat head screw with Philips screwdriver

    • Remove two (2) push clips with flat head screw driver

    • Repeat above for other fender well

  7. If you have an Acura Intregra, skip to the next step FL5 Type R
    • If you have an Acura Intregra, skip to the next step

    • FL5 Type R

    • Remove one push clip with flat head screw driver

    • Remove three (3) flat head screws with Philips screwdriver

    • Civic except Type R

    • Remove two (2) flat head screws with Philips screwdriver

    • Remove one push clip with flat head screw driver

    • Repeat above for other fender well

  8. Integra Use a large flathead screwdriver or prying tool to remove the ten (10) push-clips on the bottom of the bumper Use 10mm socket and ratchet to remove two (2) M6 bolts
    • Integra

    • Use a large flathead screwdriver or prying tool to remove the ten (10) push-clips on the bottom of the bumper

    • Use 10mm socket and ratchet to remove two (2) M6 bolts

    • Civic except Type R

    • Use a large flathead screwdriver or prying tool to remove the eight(8) push-clips on the bottom of the bumper

    • Use 10mm socket and ratchet to remove two (2) M6 bolts

    • Use Phillips head screwdriver to remove two (2) screws

    • FL5 Type R. Remove six(6) M6 bolts with 10mm socket. Remove twelve(12) push pins with prying tool. Remove one(1) screw with Phillips screwdriver

  9. Integra shown. Civic Similar Place a strip of blue Painters tape on the each fender as shown
    • Integra shown. Civic Similar

    • Place a strip of blue Painters tape on the each fender as shown

    • Place a strip of blue Painters tape on the each fender as shown

    • Place a strip of blue Painters tape under each headlight as shown to help prevent any paint scratches from bumper removal

  10. Integra shown. Civic Similar Use a forceful but controlled motion with both hands to pop the bumper out of the three fender clips as shown
    • Integra shown. Civic Similar

    • Use a forceful but controlled motion with both hands to pop the bumper out of the three fender clips as shown

    • Fender Clips

    • The bumper will take some force to remove the first time it comes off. This is ok. You will hear a lot of noise as the tabs pop loose. The bumper is not breaking, just separating. The key here will be to use one swift forceful motion as opposed to a bunch of small tugs

    • Do not fully pull the bumper off the car as there is some wiring to unclip later

  11. Do not fully pull the bumper off the car as there is some wiring to unclip later INTEGRA: Use a forceful but controlled motion with both hands to pop the bumper out of the four headlight clips as shown Headlight Clips
    • Do not fully pull the bumper off the car as there is some wiring to unclip later

    • INTEGRA: Use a forceful but controlled motion with both hands to pop the bumper out of the four headlight clips as shown

    • Headlight Clips

    • CIVIC: Use a forceful but controlled rocking motion with both hands to pull the bumper out of the five headlight clips. This takes some force the first time

    • Do the same for the Driver side of bumper

    • Bumper could drop to the ground. Have friend hold the passenger side

  12. This step is for cars like the Integra that have Honda Sensing Suite and cars equipped with Fog Lights. Skip for other cars Use a Flashlight to see behind the driver side bumper that is loosely hanging off the car
    • This step is for cars like the Integra that have Honda Sensing Suite and cars equipped with Fog Lights. Skip for other cars

    • Use a Flashlight to see behind the driver side bumper that is loosely hanging off the car

    • Use your hand to unclip the parking sensor pig tail

    • Use your hand to unclip the fog light pig tail

    • Repeat above for Passenger side

  13. This step is for cars like the Integra that have Honda Sensing Suite. Skip for other cars
    • This step is for cars like the Integra that have Honda Sensing Suite. Skip for other cars

    • Use your hand to unclip the forward proximity sensor pig tail

  14. Grab bumper with both hands near hood latch and walk it off the car Set aside bumper in safe place Use caution not to scratch paint on bumper
    • Grab bumper with both hands near hood latch and walk it off the car

    • Set aside bumper in safe place

    • Use caution not to scratch paint on bumper

    • Integra

    • Civic Si

    • Civic EX

  15. Skip this step for FL5 Type R install
    • Skip this step for FL5 Type R install

    • Use a 3/8" drive ratchet and a 10mm socket to remove two (2) bolts that holds the intake duct

    • Use a panel clip tool or flat head screw driver to remove one (1) clip

    • Plastic clip breaks very easily. Use Caution

  16. Integra shown. Civic Similar
    • Integra shown. Civic Similar

    • Use a 3/8" drive ratchet and a 10mm socket to remove four (4) bolts that hold the bracket to the radiator mount

    • INTEGRA ONLY: With your fingers, pinch and remove the plug attached to the bracket

  17. Civic Si shown. Other cars similar
    • Civic Si shown. Other cars similar

    • Remove the thirteen (13) plastic push clips with a flat head screwdriver or pry tool holding ducting in place

  18. If you have a Honda Civic, skip to the next step
    • If you have a Honda Civic, skip to the next step

    • One of the two horns is in the way of the Snorkel

    • Remove or Relocate the Driver side horn

    • The other horn will still work

  19. Attach provided left bracket to Snorkel as shown using provided M6 hardware. Let bracket wiggle a bit Attach provided right bracket to Snorkel as shown using provided M6 hardware. Let bracket wiggle a bit Attach provided right bracket to Snorkel as shown using provided M6 hardware. Let bracket wiggle a bit
    • Attach provided left bracket to Snorkel as shown using provided M6 hardware. Let bracket wiggle a bit

    • Attach provided right bracket to Snorkel as shown using provided M6 hardware. Let bracket wiggle a bit

  20. You can either leave the ducting off or trim it If you will leave the ducting off the car, skip to next step Place Snorkel on vehicle as shown without OEM ducting installed to assess clearance needed
    • You can either leave the ducting off or trim it

    • If you will leave the ducting off the car, skip to next step

    • Place Snorkel on vehicle as shown without OEM ducting installed to assess clearance needed

    • Trim OEM ducting around the perimeter of where the 27WON Snorkel mounts as shown using a razor blade or similar sharp trimming tool

    • CIVIC EX TRIM: 6 ducting mount points will be lost as shown

    • CIVIC Si TRIM: 6 ducting mount points will be lost as shown

    • INTEGRA and CTR: Similar but not shown

  21. Place Snorkel in car as shown Insert provided plastic clip into bumper as shown Insert provided plastic clip into bumper as shown
    • Place Snorkel in car as shown

    • Insert provided plastic clip into bumper as shown

  22. If you have a Honda Civic, skip to the next step The bumper support bracket removed in Step 17 needs to be trimmed a bit OE Bracket. Not modified
    • If you have a Honda Civic, skip to the next step

    • The bumper support bracket removed in Step 17 needs to be trimmed a bit

    • OE Bracket. Not modified

    • OE Bracket. Modified

    • Roughly shows removed material

    • Set Bumper Support Bracket in place. Notice the interference in the location of the Snorkel

    • Trim the metal bumper support bracket with a Dremel or similar tool to achieve desired clearance

    • Use black spray paint to cover exposed metal. Let paint dry

  23. Place the two (2) provided spacers as shown between bumper bracket and radiator support on the left two mount points Using previous wear marks, align bracket to line up with mounting hole
    • Place the two (2) provided spacers as shown between bumper bracket and radiator support on the left two mount points

    • Using previous wear marks, align bracket to line up with mounting hole

    • Carefully place bumper bracket in place

    • Secure bumper bracket in the left two spots with OE hardware using 10mm socket and ratchet

    • Install but leave the two bolts at Snorkel loose

    • Pop proximity sensor plug back in bumper bracket if applicable

  24. FL5 Type R skip to next step Inlet and Snorkel should not interfere but they can touch Secure intake inlet with OE M6 bolts using 10mm socket and ratchet
    • FL5 Type R skip to next step

    • Inlet and Snorkel should not interfere but they can touch

    • Secure intake inlet with OE M6 bolts using 10mm socket and ratchet

    • Reinstall OE Inlet Clip

    • Adjust Snorkel Brackets for optimal space between inlet and snorkel

    • Snorkel will move up/down and in/out if hardware is still loose

    • Snorkel should sit as low as possible

    • Secure Snorkel Bracket Hardware hand tight with 10mm wrench or socket. Tighten all three (3) bolts on each bracket. This will secure the snorkel and the bumper bracket

  25. Civic and Integra skip to next step Secure Snorkel Bracket Hardware hand tight with 10mm wrench or socket. Tighten all three (3) bolts on each bracket. This will secure the snorkel and the bumper bracket
    • Civic and Integra skip to next step

    • Secure Snorkel Bracket Hardware hand tight with 10mm wrench or socket. Tighten all three (3) bolts on each bracket. This will secure the snorkel and the bumper bracket

  26. You are about to install the front bumper. During this process it's a good idea to make sure there is proper clearance between the grille and the Snorkel Civic Si shown. FL5 Type R shown. Other models typically have more clearance between grille and Snorkel Snorkel can be touching the grille but should not be deforming it. If it seems like there is a lot of pressure on the grille then revisit Step 24 and 25 and make sure the Snorkel sits as close to the intake as possible
    • You are about to install the front bumper. During this process it's a good idea to make sure there is proper clearance between the grille and the Snorkel

    • Civic Si shown. FL5 Type R shown. Other models typically have more clearance between grille and Snorkel

    • Snorkel can be touching the grille but should not be deforming it. If it seems like there is a lot of pressure on the grille then revisit Step 24 and 25 and make sure the Snorkel sits as close to the intake as possible

    • Alternatively, you can mark the Snorkel at the interference location and easily remove a little material from the Snorkel with a Dremel or similar to improve fitment

  27. Integra process shown. Other cars similar. Refer to removal instructions as installation is the reverse of removal Make sure fog light plugs are not hanging   below skid plate Move bumper almost in place and connect proximity sensor
    • Integra process shown. Other cars similar. Refer to removal instructions as installation is the reverse of removal

    • Make sure fog light plugs are not hanging below skid plate

    • Move bumper almost in place and connect proximity sensor

    • Continue carefully moving bumper into position until it's nearly lined up with fender on each side

    • Bumper can get caught on headlights

    • Install one push clip to help secure bumper while plugging in fog lights and parking sensors on each side

    • Reach between bumper and car to plugs. You may need to lightly pull bumper at corners to create space

  28. Note locking tabs at upper fenders. Slide each end of bumper into upper fender tabs Push four clips under each headlight into place Push three clips at each fender into place
    • Note locking tabs at upper fenders. Slide each end of bumper into upper fender tabs

    • Push four clips under each headlight into place

    • Push three clips at each fender into place

  29. Integra Reinstall the ten (10) push-clips on the bottom of the bumper Use 10mm socket and ratchet to reinstall two (2) M6 bolts
    • Integra

    • Reinstall the ten (10) push-clips on the bottom of the bumper

    • Use 10mm socket and ratchet to reinstall two (2) M6 bolts

    • Civic except Type R

    • Reinstall the eight(8) push-clips on the bottom of the bumper

    • Use 10mm socket and ratchet to reinstall two (2) M6 bolts

    • Use Phillips head screwdriver to reinstall two (2) screws

    • FL5 Type R see step 8

  30. The passenger side wheel and tire were removed for clarity but not required for bumper removal Reinstall the dome head screw with Philips screwdriver Reinstall the flat head screw with Philips screwdriver
    • The passenger side wheel and tire were removed for clarity but not required for bumper removal

    • Reinstall the dome head screw with Philips screwdriver

    • Reinstall the flat head screw with Philips screwdriver

    • Reinstall two (2) push clips with flat head screw driver

    • Civic except Type R

    • Reinstall two (2) flat head screws with Philips screwdriver

    • Reinstall one push clip with flat head screw driver

    • FL5 Type R see step 7

  31. Civic shown, refer to Step 4 for Integra and FL5 Type R Reinstall the ten (10) push-clips on the top of the bumper The 2nd and 3rd images give you a better view of the clips
    • Civic shown, refer to Step 4 for Integra and FL5 Type R

    • Reinstall the ten (10) push-clips on the top of the bumper

    • The 2nd and 3rd images give you a better view of the clips

    • Other Civic trims not shown but process will be similar

  32. This completes the installation of your 27WON Intake Snorkel
    • This completes the installation of your 27WON Intake Snorkel

    • We hope you were impressed with your 27WON experience and love your new Snorkel for years to come. Email us at sales@27won.com or call us at 571-271-0271 with any questions or concerns

    • Please Leave a review here: https://store.27won.com/honda-civic-acur...

    • Share your experience using #27WON on Instagram and Facebook

Finish Line

Rich Harris

Member since: 08/03/2021

1,759 Reputation

7 Guides authored

Team

Builds Team Member of Builds Team

6 Members

14 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 4

Past 30 Days: 10

All Time: 345