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Old 11-26-2017, 11:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I used some aluminum coils stock to make some aerodynamic modifications to my Tercel today. I made a frame to support the wheel skirts out of old floor threshold aluminum. The numbers on my gauge seem to be up a bit after test driving. I would have liked to go even lower with the skirts but I would have had to really bow out the frame to go around the tire if I had gone lower. So I added a little piece in front of the tire to smooth it out a bit. I just screwed the sheeting into the car body. It was easy and I kinda like the “mad max look.












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Old 11-26-2017, 11:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Looks good!
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Old 11-27-2017, 09:51 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I agree, looks nice.
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Best thread title! And fun mods.

It's awesome having a car you don't mind putting the sheetmetal screws directly into.
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Thats got to worth doing on mine after i sort engine belly pan and rear bumper. Only issues i would worry about snow build up in winter.
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Thanks for the complements. You guys inspired me! I’m starting to feel a little hesitant about building the air dam/splitter going into the winter though. Gasoline fumes told me about hitting a snow drift with his and it sending the snow straight up onto the windshield. That could get a little exciting without windshield wipers :-0
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Looks solid, I like it.

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