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Old 04-22-2012, 02:18 AM   #1
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I've never used this stuff before but it is pretty awesome, easy to work with super strong. it is 2 thin sheet of aluminum with abs plastic in between. got a 2x8 sheet for 20 bucks. ill post some pics
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I don't believe you. Pics would prove otherwise...
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Where did you get it?

Oh, and pics.
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Is there any significant difference between Dibond and Alumalight? Seem fairly similar.
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---- got real: it's pics or ban time.
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Is there any significant difference between Dibond and Alumalight? Seem fairly similar.

dibond is solid and alumalite is corrugated. you choose what you like. i chose dibond
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what a ---- thread. Kinda like saying I have the lap record over SM by 5 sec but nobody has seen it and i have no proof. lol
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here is a picture of the undertray. it is nothing fancy but it gets the job done. it is very durable and and make a big difference for cooling.
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Here, let me post it for you - no one likes clicking links for pics


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looks great..how thick is it?
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i will put a caliper on it but less then 1/8. totally rigid without and structural support

cool material for this type of project
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I am going copy you on this ... where did you buy it ?
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I got it from the guy I share a garage with who works in a sign shop. so call a place that does custom signs. I will measure how thick it is tonight and post.

use a jig saw with a fresh metal blade and it will slice through it like butter. a sawzalll or dremell will work in a pinch
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Could you tell a difference in how the front end felt? Im looking at building something similar for my race car, but rules restrictions are a bitch.
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never had the car on the track before this weekend so I cant comment on "feel"
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I get called out by 5 people for not posting a picture right away and not one can be bothered to come back and ask a relevant question or give props? like I made some crazy dyno numbers claim with no engine build or track times to back it up....ok, pretty weak sauce guys
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how come you didnt make it go further back? why did you choose to use 90 degree angles after the bumper? you could have made them radius-ed and had more surface area.


this is mine.

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