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Old 02-07-2012, 02:02 AM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

tell me you have a T Square
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Old 02-07-2012, 02:09 AM
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Are you kidding! I am so OCD I am constantly measuring and triangulating everything to make sure it is perfect
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Old 02-07-2012, 02:20 AM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

i love T Squares!!! lol

i majored in architecture design for a while in college, i played with those damn things for years... man do they make things look pretty!
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Old 02-07-2012, 07:58 PM
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I gave both sliders a good coat of bedliner. I did the other side of the driver side and stated on the passenger side. I am hoping they dry enough for me to flip the passenger side over tonight to get the other side, so they will both be dry by tomorrow for the instal.






I also test fit the skid today. I had to make a couple adjustments to my original measurements and if I have time I will start getting the aluminum measured out and drawn out.




That is basically what I am thinking. I will also drill some 2.5" or 3" holes to allow airflow to the bottom of the radiator. Looking for some dimple dies to flare the holes for added rigidity. More on that later.
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Old 02-07-2012, 09:43 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

My only suggestion would be to tame down those corners a bit, either with a big radius or taper them back from the guard mounting locations. I could see that catching on something or doing some serious damage to a shin (or thigh with as high as your WK sits off the ground) if any part of it is sticking out.
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Old 02-07-2012, 09:57 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

i like the design... if i were you i'd taper in the edges as such...




just my 2 cents

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Old 02-07-2012, 09:59 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

By far the best built 1' yet!
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Old 02-07-2012, 11:19 PM
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Thanks guys! The outer corners are the part I am not totally sold on. After I took that pic I chopped one of the sides off to see what I though. My plan is to make it with the corners on and then trim them a little at a time until I like it. My other thought is to bevel the sides some like the sides of the Asfir skid. I am not sure I have enough room to do it though.
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Old 02-08-2012, 12:30 AM
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Now with the five 3" holes across the top for air flow.




And I had a couple of SA stickers made for the sliders. Before the bedliner I applied some flat black paint right in the middle. Once it dried I applied the sticker and taped over it. After applying the bedliner I pulled the tape off and here you have it!

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Old 02-08-2012, 12:53 AM
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Lookin good! As always
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Thanks bud! I am hoping to finish them up today. Unfortunately I ran out of bedliner last night so the passenger side is not finished yet. Looks like they wont be dry enough to bolt on by tonight
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Those are sweet skids. The tubes really make them perfect. I was always regretting not adding the tubes to the sliders I built for my XJ. The only thing I don't like is the excass space around the front fender, needs a filler/blending.
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