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Old 04-17-2012, 12:21 PM   #101 (permalink)
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Looks sweet now, the lip and the skirt. Post a picture of the whole spaceship, I mean car of course .

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Old 04-19-2012, 11:50 PM   #102 (permalink)
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Ill post a pic as soon as I can... unfortunately for me Apple didn't design the Iphone to be machine washable and my kid "liberated" my mini-data cables (required for my digital camera) so it will have to wait a couple days.
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Old 04-25-2012, 07:17 PM   #103 (permalink)
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Pour quality cellphone pic of the car in its entirety. also seen in the pic the new side skirts. planing on continuing the side skirts to the rear wheel skirts with a seperate piece (thus removable). Not sure how to do the back of the car though.

Anyone have info on Rear skirts vs Diffuser?

Bought some 14" rims (Honda accord steelies) Gonna put on some Bridgestone RE92s next week.
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:54 AM   #104 (permalink)
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Looks sweet!! Keep the eco up!
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Old 05-20-2012, 11:38 PM   #105 (permalink)
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You can make a cleaner "edge" where your kamm joins to the sides by using wire and silicone or epoxy. Put the stuff in a dispenser tube, goop a bunch of it into the holes, and stuff the wire into the goop on both panels. You need a way to hold the panels together for some time, but once it sets, just duct tape the seam and you're good to go.

Another thing you can do is trim back the lower layer (and the corrugation) of the side panels, allowing like a 1" overhang of just the upper sheet of the coroplast, fold that over the top sheet of the Kamm, and rivet liberally. Then duct tape, of course. This is easier than the first method, and should be just as stiff.

A combination of the two will work just as well, if not better.

If you want to take the whole thing back off the car temporarily, you can even stitch it together with fishing line in a large sewing machine (or by hand, if you're a masochist).

Cut/melt the corrugation out of the side sheets back about an inch, let the top and bottom sheets of the side panels overlap the top panel as it does now, and get to sewing!
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Old 05-25-2012, 05:24 PM   #106 (permalink)
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Awesome input! Thank you! Wish id known about this when I built the thing.

Ill keep it in mind when I make my 2.0 Kamback!

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