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Old 10-17-2009, 11:12 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by aerohead View Post
Your attention to detail is what will make or break the performance of a bellypan.I'm very impressed! Did you add the Dzus fastener weld plates? or is that something Honda already used? Those 1/4-turn fasteners are a great way to go.Thanks for sharing the thread.
aerohead,

Thanks for input. I have read many of your various threads on 'aero' issues, and find many of your comments very interesting. In fact, besides reading about the aerocivic, I find the aerodynamics area the most interesting part of EcoModder.

As for the fasteners, I used various fasteners in different areas. Since the panels are not likely to be removed very often, most are fastened with course wall-board screws. These fasteners are either screwed into the aluminum under body rails or into custom made wood substructures that are epoxied in place. A few of the fasteners are machine screws.

Jim.

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