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Old 07-08-2009, 08:44 PM   #11 (permalink)
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have you thought about filling in the fog light indentions?

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Old 07-09-2009, 09:02 AM   #12 (permalink)
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hiro256, since I use the foglight area to draw cold (ram) air for the engine, it would be not so beneficial to seal this area. Other than that, I use my fogs more than the headlights.
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How about fixed headlights? I saw a C5 in Houston with some nice bubble shaped fixed lamps
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any updates on your mods? thinking about doing a similar ones to mine.
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any updates on your mods? thinking about doing a similar ones to mine.
I was about to ask the same question. A friend of mine has a '99, which always gets me wondering about tweaking a Corvette.

You might look at using some .040" 5052 aluminum sheet metal where the exhaust pipes are. I have some under my engine compartment and down the belly of the truck due to the exhaust pipe running there...

you might look at the wheel cover thread also.
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Old 01-07-2011, 03:08 PM   #16 (permalink)
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After over 18 months of driving around with my underbody panels here a quick feedback on the parts.
Good thing is they are still on the car. Bad thing is that over the course of time some tie straps needed to be replaced since they somehow ripped apart. The rear piece is also intact and didn't suffer any direct heat damage.
Both front and rear panels though did deform slightly and lost some of their strength due to heat and gravel pounding against the surface.
I am thinking about replacing them with solid plastic sheets - using similar plastic that the OEMs use for their underbody panels.
Does anyone have any idea where to get this stuff?

BTW. The mpg gains are still existing and I could verify them when I had removed the front part temporarily.

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Old 01-07-2011, 11:03 PM   #17 (permalink)
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thanks for the update, just need to find the time and materials to try it too.by any chance did it help with the dirty rear?

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