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Old 09-07-2008, 04:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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magnets use for permanent mods ?


Who is using magnets in their permanent mods ?

I'm looking for a simple way to attach my permanent rear skirts. I do not want to drill and I want to be able to remove them fastly (in case of cops' curiosity or technical control). I saw metrompg's solution but I can't find a easy way to implement it from what I can find in local stores.

I know that some small wifi and GPS antennas can stay on car's roof at high speeds (personally tested at 90mph) only attached with a magnet.

Because of my 16 months old son, I have to install magnets on drawers and doors. A search found supermagnete site. There is several thin magnets (<0.2 inch), each can support several lbs and these aren't too expensive. A dozen by rear wheel skirt should be enough...

A first difference between these permanent skirts and my cardboard skirts is the weight. The permanent one should be several lbs each. Another difference is the surface attachment, the tape had much more surface than the magnets will have, so the force/surface ratio will have to be much bigger.

What are your experiences ?


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