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post #31 of 43 Old 09-29-2012, 01:54 PM
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I just completed my splash quard, I used 1/4 inch think aluminum plate from Home Depot, it covers the alternator, n the underbelly, hopefully it hold up, let me know your comments. Not the prettyiest job but hopefully it will do

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post #32 of 43 Old 10-30-2012, 01:09 PM
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Here's a quick sketch with rough dimensions.
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post #33 of 43 Old 01-30-2013, 07:24 AM
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Wonder if something like this will work.. Mine is a little torn at the mounting holes:

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post #34 of 43 Old 01-30-2013, 01:31 PM
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Wonder if something like this will work.. Mine is a little torn at the mounting holes:

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I guess if you could get it tight enough as to not become a wind catch if the front middle flops down.

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post #35 of 43 Old 01-30-2013, 04:27 PM
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Looks like that stuff would work. A little thin, maybe.

The front connects to the crossmember right behind the radiator using nylon barbed pushpins, 4 of em I think. If you get em tight it shouldn't flop around too bad.

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post #36 of 43 Old 01-30-2013, 04:36 PM
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Thanks guys. Was debating on 1/4 vs 1/8 in thick maybe 1/4 would hold up better. I think my oem is about 1/8 but a little less flexible than rubber. Thought abouta metal sheet but .. I think i'll stick to something a little more flex and without sharp edges. Would be real nice to have molded plastic aftermArket piece that bols on to the frame holes
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post #37 of 43 Old 03-27-2013, 09:07 AM
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That's funny Idso, I just had the oil pan off for a new gasket install. Popped out 2 dents and painted it with some shiny black rattlecan. Looks wet with oil though, doesn't it?

Anyway, took some measurements as promised. Here's a quick sketch with rough dimensions. Ignore the radiator location. I drew it in the wrong spot. It is actually in FRONT of the leading edge of the shield. The shield attaches to the cross member just behind the radiator, for you guys trying to fab up and install one. Just refer back to the earlier pics.



It installs using those plastic barbed push pins with the large round head. As I said earlier, I reinforced with wire here and there.

Hope this helps someone.
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post #38 of 43 Old 03-27-2013, 01:03 PM
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post #39 of 43 Old 03-27-2013, 06:47 PM
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mine was removed, when I used it for anger management trying to drill and tap a manifold bolt, I can tell you that was the best use for it. of course its always a good way to get rid of those loose tie raps laying around.

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post #40 of 43 Old 07-15-2013, 02:09 PM
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So i found the part available at vpartsinc.com part number for 2.5l '95 is 55174919 about $9 +$9 for shipping. This is cheaper for me than any other option simply cause i would have to buy the material whether it be rubber or alum/metal sheet. I just ordered so i'll let you guys know when it gets here.

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post #41 of 43 Old 07-17-2013, 01:58 PM
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And it just arrived! Made in canada in 1998




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post #42 of 43 Old 07-17-2013, 02:02 PM
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post #43 of 43 Old 07-17-2013, 02:20 PM
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Lol u get a set of 4! Pull the trigger
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