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Old 01-09-2023, 04:54 PM   #11 (permalink)
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the light year one/zero car. had a typo
Yes, the Lightyear does have vestigial wheel fairings, as if toned down from the Ford PROBE-III of 1983.
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Old 01-09-2023, 07:13 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Yes, the Lightyear does have vestigial wheel fairings, as if toned down from the Ford PROBE-III of 1983.
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im trying to find a compressed material for my wheel flairing. so far im thinking of a thick foam like what yoga mats are made of or something softer but cheap. it will still allow ground clearance in worst case scenarios since itll be able to squeeze
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Conveyor belt material held in a curved shape
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something like this. also there are a few firmer ones too. sand down and round the edges
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Would stick with pu adhesive maybe?
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Would stick with pu adhesive maybe?
i was thinking high coverage aplock velcro. so i can take them off in the winter time or if im going off roading

yoga block material may be more durable
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'rubber' fairing material

In the past, BIG LOTS, Wal Mart, and auto parts stores sold a lightweight polyurethane rubber floor mat system, which ganged together on the edges like puzzle pieces.
It's closed-cell foam, and could be tailored, and bonded with contact adhesive, to create complex shapes.
It wouldn't take on water, get heavy, and potentially fall of the car in a rain.
Velcro could be bonded to it.
I use it around the wheel arches and let the tires ablate it to it's closest fit tolerance.
Five, two-foot by two-foot sections used to cost fifteen dollars.
One side is embossed, kind of like star-plate aluminum, the flip side is smooth
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Still around, but havent seen them advertised. Flooring place still have them as do some online workplace kitchen provisioners, or up to 4 years ago when I were still a purchasing agent.

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