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Old 03-01-2010, 08:14 PM   #6 (permalink)
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motiheal -

Someone else was working on a hinged solution where the cover opens like a door. The hinge is forward of the rear wheel, so it is the "strongest" connection.

I have a version 2.0 of this in the works :

I plan to implement the drain pan as a "base" for mounting wheel skirt covers. You just have to mount the cover on a uniform "flat" surface. This is where I am going :

The skirts will be attached with plastic pop rivets. You will have full access to the tire and you could more easily try different wheel skirt designs. The picture above is an example. Extending to the diameter of the wheel is too much. The actual "cover lip" will be about 1.5" wide.

This would allow for a multitude of cover designs. Here is one example outline :


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