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Old 06-13-2007, 01:25 PM   #1
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Do any of you guys have DIY Smoother Underbody aero mods?
What materials did you use? How did you attach? What access points should you leave open? And most importantly, how much did it help?
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Old 06-13-2007, 03:55 PM   #2
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There are a more than a few ideas in this one: http://www.gassavers.org/showthread.php?t=671
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Old 06-13-2007, 06:57 PM   #3
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ok what is chloroplast? is it like the plastic cardboard lookign stuff?
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Yes, that's the stuff.
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Old 06-13-2007, 07:06 PM   #5
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I have two concerns about doing this:

1. heat buildup around exhaust elements - probly mitigated by allowing enough airgap.

2. moisture/salt buildup and the resulting corrosion.
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I haven't used it, for this, but I had figured that around the exhaust I would have to either use sheet metal, or maybe just only have it come up to about six inches.
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Here's mine.

http://www.gassavers.org/showthread....ight=belly+pan

http://www.gassavers.org/showthread....ight=belly+pan

Its pretty sturdy. Its made of aluminum around the hot parts. I allowed ventilation around the exhaust. My mileage has been steadily improving since I joined so I couldn't tell you its affect. Mechanics do not like working on my car thats for sure.
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Thanks lovemysan, I've added those two to the DIY Container Thread.
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Since your adding

Wheel skirts(2 hour,nice and easy)
http://www.gassavers.org/showthread.php?t=2168

HAI
http://www.gassavers.org/showthread.php?t=2046
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Quote:
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what is chloroplast?
Almost right.
If you find some way to incorporate chloroplast into a car, let us know.
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