the evolution of the quarter panels

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the evolution of the quarter panels

Post by bwickert at sti.net » Thu Dec 16, 2004 11:41 pm

>Can't somebody make some clear polycarbonate ones
> (I think it's a polycarbonate)

I would be glad to test them!

Brian Wickert
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Cooke" <nvrstuk@elltel.net>
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Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2004 10:02 PM
Subject: Re: [Bfix] the evolution of the quarter panels


> I'm thinking WHY metal? Can't somebody make some clear polycarbonate ones
> (I think it's a polycarbonate) like we use for serious boondocking
> snowmobiling. You can have branches smashing into it, roll your sled over
on
> the top, come over the bars on it (don't ask). In other words,
> indestructable. You can put the hood (why not fender?) on the concrete and
> jump up and down on it without putting a crease or a mark of any kind in
it.
>
> Any plastics engineers out there? I've been meaning to call the guy that
> makes these hoods and see what it would take. The hood costs $150 with
> probably 5 bucks worth of material. A stock hood that cracks when you
sneeze
> at it is close to $600.
>
> Wouldn't it be cool to be able to bump the EB against a tree or slide
> against a rock, let the fender fold, then have it pop back into place when
> you drive off? :-)
>
> By the way, the hood weighs about 3 lbs too.
>
>
> Brian
>
> Brian @ Columbia River Broncos...20 forward gears & 4 reverse to choose
> from.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mr. Pigpen" <pigpens70@hotmail.com>
> To: <Mail@broncofix.com>
> Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2004 9:01 PM
> Subject: [Bfix] the evolution of the quarter panels
>
>
> >
> > My panels showed up today and when I 'splained to my wife what the hell
> they
> > were for, she stopped me and pointed to the front fenders and said
"THERES
> > where you need the protection". So, when are we going to pony up for
some
> > 70lb front fenders?
> >
> >
> > Pigpen
> >
> > If you find yourself in a hole,
> > the first thing to do is
> > stop digging.
> >
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