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Old 11-24-2020, 08:45 PM   #91 (permalink)
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I hope I never do that again, though Iím sure I will again someday. I think I may walk out my door with a Medal of Honor for being such a masochist. Works great, and Iím surprised the oil change access panel I made actually opens with the skin-right shape of the panel.

And thatís only one part of the underbody...kill me

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Old 11-25-2020, 09:43 AM   #92 (permalink)
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Aluminum flashing is is easy to use. Coat it with a rubberized spray except near the exhaust. Multiple layers of aluminum and gasket paper can be used to form insulation. Scrap appliance sheet steel with the enamel coating is durable. Pay attention to the rear pan from the rear suspension to the bumper cover. Extending the tail past the bumper involves legal safety standards. I have a hitch mounted cargo carrier that mounts behind the bumper. A 20 inch by 60 inch cargo box would have to let the tail lights be visible or have approved lights attached. On our 2007 Honda Accord the center brake light is on the upper part of the trunk lid. As you fabricate your front grill consider incorporating fog lamps. These would be wired to the low beam circuit with a relay and switch. Check the repair manual for your car. On our Accord the front facia must come off to change the headlamps.
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Old 12-17-2020, 08:50 AM   #94 (permalink)
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Busy lately, forgot to come back and post.

My underbody panel job was cut off prematurely due to my dad needing the lift so I did everything else up more or less nicely.

Was going to make wheel covers stop the hub caps but the ones I have are liable to roll a thousand miles away so I bolted them directly to the rim on the raised ring around the lug nuts. They actually look kinda neat.

Made a lower grille block from coroplast and backed it with some styrofoam blocks, one of which I carved into a rough bell mouth, and covered it in duct-tape for some protection. More of a tapered duct than an actual bellmouth but it works fine. Iíve also got a sheet steel plate that fits between the foam and Coro to fully block the intake, which Iíll probably put on soon with how hypothermic itís getting outside lately.

I also made a mount for my Scangauge, and routed the cable much more cleanly, so I wonít be snagging my foot on the wire anymore.

Itís freezing outside (-20 lately, but feels worse), so Iím getting around 38-40MPG average trips. EPA is 39, but I doubt they drive in the frosty wasteland I live in. Iím more than pleased. Stupid fart can negates all of it, but when coasting the car glides along very quietly.

Except, my battery is toast, so thatís fun. You immediately become thankful you chose a light, manual trans car when you get stuck at an intersection and it wonít start. Flintstoning it is actually doable.
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Commendable, clean and simple without looking like wack-fest.
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Does anybody know anything about making a fart can quieter? I don’t have the stock muffler and I don’t want to put any money down for a new one. I’m pretty tired of the constant wailing mine puts out and want a solution.
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Does anybody know anything about making a fart can quieter? I donít have the stock muffler and I donít want to put any money down for a new one. Iím pretty tired of the constant wailing mine puts out and want a solution.
Put in an insert that reduces the diameter at the outlet.

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