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Old 02-08-2009, 09:06 PM   #41 (permalink)
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The ClearKamm (just made that name up, lol...oops just saw that you called it that in the mod of the month thread, guess I'm not so original) has been removed for refinement and due to extreme cold in MN. I didn't want my prototype to crack in half from the cold.

Come warmer weather I'll be making a version 1.7 and add/update this thread.

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Old 02-09-2009, 10:17 AM   #42 (permalink)
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What are you planning on doing with it to maintain use in the extreme cold?
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I haven't been able to devote much thought to the cold temps that the ClearKamm will go through. I'm planning on re-designing it so that there will be minimal stress on the curve points. this should help reduce any problems with extreme cold and changing temps.

As it stood with the first version, I didn't contour the passenger side right and it cracked as I started to secure it to the OEM spoiler. This is what prompted me to take it off for the cold as there would be days were it would be outside at work collecting snowfall and adding more weight/stress to the crack. And I didn't want the risk of having a half a Kammbach for the ride home from work, or worse, having it fly apart on the road home at speed.
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I'll be done with my job on the 11th this month (I work at a school) and then will have more time to devote to this endeavor.

I did score a separate spoiler mount for my car so I can make it quickly interchangeable if needed. This will help greatly as I won't need to have the car in front of me to work on the ClearKamm.
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TomO: Looking good. How wide is the plexi? 2mm or more?
I planning mounting similar like yours, bUt i don't know which wide buy.

Next steep is how mounting this kammback, because in upper edges i have lights.
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If you try to drill holes in plexiglass without being extremely careful it will crack and that crack spreads very easily/quickly where I see Lexan (polycarbonate) being the better choice for this application.
WD-40 while drilling plexi helps the cracking. There are also specialized, pointier drill bits for plastic.
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You could always drill the hole using the bit in reverse (friction drilling), or just burn the hole and ream it
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ive heard of people putting tape on one side to brace the plexi

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