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Old 04-01-2016, 06:30 PM   #201 (permalink)
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Well, after a long search I think I may have finally found my belly pan material!

I was considering using the coroplast pallet liners like I used on Ron Burgundy, but this looks like a winner!

What do you guys think? Yay or nay

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After browsing this forum, I found someone who posted a link to this stuff.

http://www.speedwaymotors.com/Colore...-Ft,31414.html

For $65 with the shipping, it's a bit much, but I picked up a roll a couple weeks ago anyway for belly pan material. I haven't done anything with it yet. It seems like a good material for the job except the original belly pan mounting holes are a bit wider than 24" apart (nothing aluminum bars can't fix).

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Old 04-02-2016, 03:34 AM   #202 (permalink)
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That sounds like what I have used (and linked multiple times), except I think mine was $20.

We get spammers on here periodically. We will have five random posts and then they start advertising.
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That sounds like what I have used (and linked multiple times), except I think mine was $20.

We get spammers on here periodically. We will have five random posts and then they start advertising.
More than likely was you. I saw the link to the material in 10ft length, then saw they carried 25ft for a better value.. I couldn't say no lol.


lmfao it won't let me quote a link either. That's alright though, I'm over 5 posts now
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How big is your bumper?!

I still have most of mine left, probably not enough for a second bumper, but I keep planning on laminating a second layer on the back to make it more rigid.
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How big is your bumper?!

I still have most of mine left, probably not enough for a second bumper, but I keep planning on laminating a second layer on the back to make it more rigid.
I bought it to use as under-body paneling, not as an air dam. I was suggesting cowmeat might give it a shot for an under-body panel material that's durable and light weight.

For my grill block, I used clear .080 acrylic and heat gunned it to the (2D) contour of the front bumper, trimmed the piece to size on the band saw, and backed it with a small aluminum bracket I made on the mill. Engine reaches temp a heck of a lot quicker like that.
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I bought it to use as under-body paneling, not as an air dam. I was suggesting cowmeat might give it a shot for an under-body panel material that's durable and light weight
Nice stuff, but a little pricey for me. I think I'll use pallet liners again on Run Burgundy's belly pan. If one of them takes a hit, I can replace that piece without having to replace a large section
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Busy car weekend!

Got the low beams working again, I'm pretty pumped about that! It turned out that the snap plug was too bad to be fixed, so I bought the plug with wires and a lower column housing from a guy on IC, and installed it this weekend. So far so good, but I'll need to re-aim the head lights when I'm sure they'll continue to work.

I also re-installed the OEM side view mirrors. I'm going to send my custom tiny ones to Daox so he can re-fab something even cooler off his 3D printer. While I had the door skins off I re-adjusted the door poppers, both are working perfectly now.

I also discharged the IMA (down to 40V) and grid charged it. It lasted about 4 months last time before I had the first force-charge, not bad!

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