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Old 10-10-2008, 11:16 PM   #1
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Default Custom Cut TC5 Urethane Chassis Protector.

For those wanting the best protection for their TC5 & Mi3 chassis look no further. This nearly undetectable, protective 7mil urethane film comes fully pre-cut and is designed to provide maximum protection to your Team Associated TC5's & Schumacher's Mi3 carbon-fiber chassis underside against nicks, scrapes and scratches.

It is custom cut less than 1-2mm from edges to help prevent from catching on obstructions. Not only does it protect but also adds a nice shine to the underside of the chassis.

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Check out John Stranahan's test of the film:

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I gave the film a good test. I ran three long packs on our outdoor track. The TC5 is really fast. Any bumps that are contacted are at high speed. Note in the picture the scratches at the nose. These are all scratches in the film that would have been in the graphite. Note also there is no evidence of peeling. That would be a show stopper. Nice product give it a try.

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Old 10-10-2008, 11:21 PM   #2
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Old 10-10-2008, 11:29 PM   #3
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How is it held on? Looks like it is adhesive backed. It will be interesting to see how long the adhesive holds on. Do you plan to do other chassis? Custom ones?
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How is it held on?
Self-Adhesive! 7mil is a grade used for thickness of paint protection films for full-size cars which is what this chassis protector film is cut from.

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Old 10-10-2008, 11:48 PM   #5
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Do you plan to do other chassis?
That's what this thread is to determine

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Custom ones?
Possibly, just need a chassis donation for a short duration to get measurements.
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Old 10-11-2008, 12:53 AM   #6
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I just received mine today and have to say the template is perfect! This is the same stuff used on full scale cars for paint protection against rocks and is applied with a very strong adhesive that should hold fine. A friend of mine tints windows and does the clear shields for cars and it's a solid material for sure.

Thank you again for the great product!
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Very nice product
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I just received mine today and have to say the template is perfect!
Did you have time to install film after replacing all the damaged parts on the car?

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Very nice product
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chassis condom!
I won't buy one until they come out with the lambskin version. Allergies, you know.









BTW, I've used this same type of film on a 1:1 car (350Z) and it is very durable and effective. Personally tested to 145 mph!
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Id love to see a Mi3 one
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i dont understand the point of it if your not covering the entire chassis, the very edges 1-2mm are the parts that get scratched the most, you need to cover those. It really doesn't catch on anything, i always cover the entire chassis with chassis film on an assphalt car. This is a great idea and design, all thats left is to cover the rest of the chassis!
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i dont understand the point of it if your not covering the entire chassis, the very edges 1-2mm are the parts that get scratched the most, you need to cover those.
The thickness of the material is enough to catch if it went all the way to the edge. The 1-2mm estimate is on the high side as you can see in second picture and John Stranahan's test report it is less than 1mm. The most important thing is the film doesn't peel up. Peeling would not be a good thing to happen as that would compromise protecting the chassis or cause a problem during a race. Thank you for your input and opinion.

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There is very little gap at the edge after over night curing less than 1 mm. Very nice fit to chassis.

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Can it easily be removed if necessary?
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Can it easily be removed if necessary?
Yes it can be removed from the chassis with some effort but it leaves no residue!
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Did you have time to install film after replacing all the damaged parts on the car?
Unfortunately no. I did get my rebuild done thanks to receiving all the parts! Had to fit the new ITF replacement chassis, top deck, the goodies I got from you, and pretty much replaced all my electronics so it was a long wrenching session and I knew I didn't have time for the protector to cure up. I'll be fitting it this week. Thanks to you again for the awesome service...took down TQ in my race yesterday with the rebuilt car!
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