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Old 04-12-2003, 10:07 AM   #1
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i have my old rtr protoform stratus body and i was going to cut a new hole since the pipe is in a different spot and im curious, what do you use? on some of my bodys before a reamer just caused the lexan to tear because it was so close to the edge
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I just used a sissors and took some sand paper and smoothed it out
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Lexan scissors work fine. It's easier to cut from the enge of the body up to where the pipe will sit and back down...kind of like an oval. That way you can lift your body off easier without having to fumble with getting the stinger through the hole.
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With the Car resting on a table, I push the body where the stinger is to mark the spot, then cut up and around with body sissors. Then use a Sanding Drum on a Dremel to clean it up. An Exacto knife blade works great to scrape off the rough edges.

A hole just reamed through the body, always tears out with a couple of hits, or the pipe stinger get coverd by the body and shuts the engine off (DNF).
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A Uni-Bit and drill works for me.
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Obviously you have never seen how clean a hole a UniBit/step-bit can make.
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I just used a sissors and took some sand paper and smoothed it out

!!! sh1t and to think i've been using my teeth all this time~!!
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