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Old 11-19-2018, 12:04 PM
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Has anyone made a delete assembly if so what materials have been used alum. carbon fiber ?
any help is appreciated even dimensions would as well.
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Old 11-19-2018, 11:32 PM
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Made by GM only for 95 & 96. Made of aluminum. there was a group sale of them here many years ago. Have not seen many since then.
There have been several for sale one just recently. That was aftermarket first I saw of its type.

I believe this is what the factory unit looks like. https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...ent-brace.html
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Originally Posted by slovie View Post
Has anyone made a delete assembly if so what materials have been used alum. carbon fiber ?
any help is appreciated even dimensions would as well.
Thanks slovie
Year, make, model, your current location? IF you put these things in your profile, we know what you are asking for and if someone is around they might help. Depending on what year, that might work or might not.

https://www.ebay.com/i/292451009500?chn=ps

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Year, make, model, your current location? IF you put these things in your profile, we know what you are asking for and if someone is around they might help. Depending on what year, that might work or might not.

https://www.ebay.com/i/292451009500?chn=ps

LOL, thinking that notching was done at the factory. Iím sure every station worker had a cutoff wheel to help make Parts fit.
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Old 11-20-2018, 09:28 AM
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they wouldn't be hard to make if someone had a sample in hand to draw up a blueprint from. The most expensive part of the endeavor would be the welding if a person can't weld aluminum themselves.
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When I first got my prior 35th Anni, first "mod" was to simply empty the spare holder for the ~50lb loss. I left the spare holder in place as it is relatively light compared with its intended contents.
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Old 11-25-2018, 12:56 AM
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When I first got my prior 35th Anni, first "mod" was to simply empty the spare holder for the ~50lb loss. I left the spare holder in place as it is relatively light compared with its intended contents.
If you are OK with paying for AAA and waiting for an hour or more for the truck to show up and tow your car to the shop, fair enough. Folks paid for Good Sam but got the Bad Sam instead and had to call someone else since they never got a call back and probably would still be on the road today
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I ran my prior '88 for >12yrs w/o a spare and was never stranded. Anyway, the reason I have AAA is for road problems.
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I ran my prior '88 for >12yrs w/o a spare and was never stranded. Anyway, the reason I have AAA is for road problems.
You ever got a tow truck to your location in less than an hour? I had AAA before. Apparently their definition of "Half an hour" or "Twenty minutes". is somewhat different from mine. This is for summer. I won't even talk about when the weather is bad. Dad was always cocky about his Good Sam thing till his trailer blew a tire and the call back never came. $160 for a Premier membership. Classic is $56 and next year I get charged the 2nd person for the wife. We usually have 2 MBs that we can call 1 800 FOR MERC and get tires changed and gas to us free so AAA plus the wait isn't really that attractive.
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I bought my '84 and it didn't have the spare or carrier. I keep a foot pump and a large can of fix-a-flat in the passenger side cubby. I figure if I have a full on, tire disintegrating blowout I will just call a tow truck.
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Originally Posted by slovie View Post
Has anyone made a delete assembly if so what materials have been used alum. carbon fiber ?
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This is a real one on my 96.
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Old 11-27-2018, 08:41 AM
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This posted before I could find pic.. ???? I'll try one more time .. For some reason it won't post pic. If you would like send email and I'll send you pic of mine installed .a real deal one .. Ok it did it ?? I have more if will help..[email protected]

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Originally Posted by slovie View Post
Has anyone made a delete assembly if so what materials have been used alum. carbon fiber ?
any help is appreciated even dimensions would as well.
Thanks slovie
You mean a rear belly pan or the crash impact thing everyone else is refering too? If belly pan try the ecomodder forum. The lighter the better or else it's a waste, maybe just seal off the bumper, been meaning to do that myself.
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