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Old 09-17-2009, 06:16 PM   #21
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You explained it a lot better, that's for sure. I am pretty interested in seeing someone try it. I think a belly pan would make more sense for me.
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Old 09-17-2009, 06:30 PM   #22
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I've gotten too lazy to do much anymore.

lazy may be a bad explination. the kid keeps me extremely busy. I do good just changing oil and logging in gaslog entries (I have one I still need to input, dang-it)
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Old 09-17-2009, 08:51 PM   #23
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Front end looks great. Alot of great ideas there.Good Job.
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Thanks for the compliments guys.

I am not actually going to run that lip during the snowy time, it's just on there for the transition and some fabricating skills practice. but making it hinged would be an idea to toy around with.

In the mean time I've picked up a different material to make a lip with:


Inspired from THIS thread.
It looks good, isn't super low which is good for winter, and it comes in foam that is good and flexible.

I'm still going to have the Fiberedge lip (plow) on for a couple tanks of gas, unless I really get the itch to put on the new foam lip.
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That looks like a good material for the job. It reminds me of people using garden edging.
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I bought some of the edging and it was very cheaply made. really really thin and I didn't feel comfortable using it. I think it was thicker years ago or maybe I just got ahold of some really cheap stuff.

I ended up tearing apart a trash can (stole that idea from jay)
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Old 09-20-2009, 04:00 PM   #27
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This will be the version of lip that I will run for the snowy season here in MN.

I know it won't do much for FE but it looks nicer than jsut the naked aero bumper.

Made from this:
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that looks really good. are you going to leave that on now until spring?

did you ever plasti-dip that other airdam? I was wondering what that would look like. I am thinking of redoing my grill block. the problem is that if I do redo it, it will just be for cosmetic reasons.

I really didn't think I could make it look any better (more due to lack of know-how) and now you have semi inspired me. if I could only find the time.

man, your car looks really good. it looks factory (which is what I like)
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that looks really good. are you going to leave that on now until spring?

did you ever plasti-dip that other airdam? I was wondering what that would look like. I am thinking of redoing my grill block. the problem is that if I do redo it, it will just be for cosmetic reasons.

I really didn't think I could make it look any better (more due to lack of know-how) and now you have semi inspired me. if I could only find the time.

man, your car looks really good. it looks factory (which is what I like)
I do plan on keeping the lip on there until spring now.

I haven't plast-dip'ed the fiberedge lip yet, but will when spring rolls around.

Glad I could be some inspiration for you.
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I worked hard on mine and gained some compliments but even I can admit that I am no where near the level of yours.

I also like the carbon fiber hood. what is the story behind that? I know those things are stupid expensive.
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