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Old 01-04-2014, 05:12 PM   #1
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Default Chassis protection ???

Simple question, is it worthwhile and if so whats the best solution, cheers!
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Old 01-05-2014, 06:12 AM   #2
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On carpet definitely no need for it. On asphalt I don't use any protection nor have I seen anyone else run any. All I do is slightly round the edges and apply a bead of super glue around the edges to prevent splitting. Works for me...
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some people who are a bit OCD/Anal like to put chassis protectors on the bottom if they run asphalt, i run both carpet n asphalt and havnt bothered with protectors, all i do is same as above, sand the edges and super glue
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all i do is put 3 strips of battery tape ,one down the niddle and one one each edge,when it scuffs up just replace,i still get scratches on the rear of the chassis but the rest is like new,its better for resale value if the chassis looks good
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I installed a chassis protector on one of my cars that was made by OFNA about a decade ago. I think it protected the chassis quite well, but it has now become worn, and its almost impossible to remove! I am going to try a heat gun, but its stuck rather well! The very back edge of the chassis is still worn alittle bit, but I don't think you can really prevent that unless you raise you chassis or stiffen the suspension. If your car is rubbing the ground make a setup change (stiffen, raise), when the chassis touches the ground it can cause weird/inconsistent handling.

If your running on carpet, then I would say still raise the car.. Not for the car's sake, but to protect the carpet.

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Thanks for the replys everyone, I wont bother with it then. I guess the metal screws kid of set a limit to how much the carbon can disappear....
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Go get some contact paper from WalMart and have a sharp exacto blade and cut all you want for under $5.00 -It comes off real easy.
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