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Old 03-09-2006, 09:23 PM   #1
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So.. a few months ago, I mentioned I was working on a custom engine cover. This has been a pretty elaborate project for me that I've picked up and dropped a bunch of times. This weekend, I'm finishing the painting and gluing hopefully.





HEY! How'd he get in there




Little more tease.


I've taken alot of photos during the whole process and I'll be including measurements of the panels so people can reproduce this modification if they want.

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Dremel
Rotary cutting wheels
sanding wheels
sand paper
files
wire cutters
hot glue gun with high temp resistant glue

(BTW for those who attended NEBF 2, that'* the same gutter guard that Jimbo bought with Lux for his grill.)
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wow, you didnt keep much of the original cover did you?
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so you are doing the same thing as willwren and then putting the emblem on it like peterG...?
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Copying something is the ultimate sign of respect.

I'm not too creative when it comes to things like this. I saw something I liked and wanted to put my own flair on it. I wanted to keep it the engine cover on, but not trap heat under there.
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Your removing the back seat and putting an aquarium in.
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Well boosty has his rear deck out now. Maybe we can put it in his!
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I wanted to keep it the engine cover on,
looks more like engine floss instead of an engine cover.
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from those pics -- looks like its gonna be pretty sweet
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is it even gonna be strong enough to stay on... mine wasnt near that cut up and it twisted a lot while removing and stuff
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is it even gonna be strong enough to stay on... mine wasnt near that cut up and it twisted a lot while removing and stuff
When I test fit it with the grills, the integrity returned.
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