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Old 03-15-2011, 02:15 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I have been using a noodle to fill the lower gap for at least 6 weeks now.

Fits tight and easily removed if necessary .

Just had to get over the color, neon green...


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lol. I like the idea somebody had of useing water pipe insulation. Although I bet I can find some body color matching red noodles.

Do you have any pics of your lime green ones?

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Old 03-22-2011, 10:28 PM   #22 (permalink)
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The garden edging did okay on the way home. It got pushed under 2 times during some parking but it was easy to pull back over.

Got it pulled off fer now while I figure out how to attach another pool noodle. Thinking about slicing it in the middle and sticking it on the end of some Coroplast. We'll see how well the next version does...
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Old 03-23-2011, 10:38 PM   #23 (permalink)
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hey someone local. Im up in baytown
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Old 03-24-2011, 12:18 AM   #24 (permalink)
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hey someone local. Im up in baytown
Right up the 146...

Maybe it's time to do some aero mods to yer vehicle.
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yea its on the list. but just got that car and have not even went through my first tank yet. So I dont even have a good number to start with.
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Old 03-25-2011, 02:30 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Just picked up a $4 replacement pool noodle today from Walmart. The original red one was 2.5" in diameter. The new one is 3" in diameter. Should be able to slice a slot in the back and hot glue it on some Coroplast by this weekend. Piccies to follow...
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Used some 3M Super77 spray adhesive to sandwich 4 small sheets of Coroplast together (offset like bricks)...then trimmed it to the same contour of my extended air dam. This allows me to use the smaller pieces and not use up my bigger sheets of Coroplast.

Cut a slot out in the pool noodle and inserted it in place. Just got done hot gluing the noodle to the Coroplast piece and painted the front black.

This is what it looks like before I glued and painted it...


Still not exactly sure how I will end up mounting this. Maybe some slots in the Coroplast and some bolts...that way if I bump into anything...it will slide back.

The pool noodle did melt where it touched the hot tip of the glue gun but didn't dissolve on the glue or the paint.
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I saw your idea for the pool noodle and I tried it myself. Only had it on their for a few days, but so far so good! Let us know how your modified/chloroplast noodle works. Thinking of making one very similiar to what you have here if it holds up for you.
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So the mechanism I'm thinking about is slotting the Coroplast in 4 spots...2 in the rear and 2 up front and using bolts and washers to keep it in place. The noodle will rest up against the stock air dam.

I'm gonna try to use the airflow to push the noodle mustache under the air dam and small springs to return it to it's normal position when the air flow isn't sufficient to keep it under the air dam. The bolts will keep it from sliding too far back and too far down. Sort of an automatic mechanism.

Whatcha think?
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Old 04-01-2011, 08:02 PM   #30 (permalink)
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