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    building my own spoiler- what do u think??

    so i am trying to save money for a car/pickup so im trying to not spend any money on my merv until then. i just broke my spoiler today and i had some plastic laying around so ive started cutting it up and am making a spoiler out of it.









    what do u think i should add to it? im adding the back lip so it wears down less doing wheelies . sides? another layer at the rear? what about something around the screws to prevent tearing them up when its sliding upside down on cement? any ideas?

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    Maybe cut out some small design in it...? I like different and custom so its a win in my book. Saving/being broke helps come up with good ways to rig and custom "fab" stuff
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    Maybe make a bracket and angle it a bit

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    i was kinda thinking the same 50. what do u mean by a bracket?


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    Bend a small piece of metal so the wing angles a bit for downforce

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    what if i heated it and then bent it into a curve shape, then glued sides on to that to hold it there better

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    Another function of a wing is to provide lateral stability via fins. You could put fins on the side to assist at high speeds.
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    Problem with heating it up ,I think the heat will harden it and make it more brittle.
    adding anything to it will just break first crash

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    well when heating the stock spoiler it softens it up. i dont mean with a flame, i mean boiling/hot water

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    this is how i have it so far

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    custom made parts always +10 and my respect

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    i think im going to leave it this way unless i add something sloped to increase some down force

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    Looks great!!! If u need more ideas google "spoiler" and look at some images.. It would be pretty cool to see some real car style spoilers custom built for the merv.. Might build up a customer base lol!
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    actually i did that last night for ideas


    edit: but theres almost too many ricers i get sick of looking haha
    Last edited by JJVeld; 06-14-2012 at 06:34 PM.

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    Lol try a triple stacker for some real downforce!!


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    should i make that out of plywood too?

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    Plywood heck no! Can u say heavy haha

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    I made a few out of aluminum and they hold up great and can be polished. Easy to work with also.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JJVeld View Post
    well when heating the stock spoiler it softens it up. i dont mean with a flame, i mean boiling/hot water
    i meant flame ,when you boil it you do it to soften it up not to bend it

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    yea why would you boil the spoiler what effect does it have?

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    boiling the wing make it more flexible
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    i dont think im going to boil it as i used tire glue to put it together

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