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What are people doing to cover the rear shock towers in the trunk? I don't see any AL from FFR that will cover them?

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Hi JC

This is what I did...if I were to do it over I would make a smaller box for the shock towers and flat plates for the rollbars.

I just noticed that I don't have the roll bar plate on in the picture.

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Like Marc,
I made a small box, riveted to the floor, with bulb seal around the edge on the wall.



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Of course I did something completely different..

I cut the side panel down.



I cut a smaller piece with angles so it would. I made it short so I could make a recess, but it could have gone all the way.



Here is the recess. It is for ducting, brake mechanisms and speakers.



 

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A couple of other little things I did.

I welded some tabs around the rear roll bar mounting locations. This will make sealing the panels easier.



And then I made some fiberglass pieces to cover everything.





This should cover my rear shock towers. ;)
 

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Wow Oxide. That is a nice set up. Thanks for all the replies, I've got some good ideas now.

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John

No major reason...I just think the box is a little bulkier than it needs to be. It looks pretty clean but Rob's is a little less bulky.

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Since I do not own or have access to a break, I was thinking of simply molding it out of fiberglass. Basically using some styrofoam to cover the shock tower and molding some fiberglass around the foam.


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That is what I did for my fiberglass pieces. Taped foam board in the opening, some thick presentation board, and tape.



Then some mold release and then fiberglassed it and topped it with gelcoat to get the idea of the final colour.



Then some sanding to smooth it.



The final pieces will be covered with black vinyl.
 

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