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Old 03-29-2010, 03:47 PM   #16
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BTW I am making mine from a steel sheet I found in trash from some old computer case man we are cheap. creativity has no limits.

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Lol, recycling is great, I'm all for it, but c'mon how much does a few square feet of galvanized steel sheet cost at home depot? Those computer case panels are typically thicker making them harder to bend. The fact that they are pre-painted is nice though
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Old 03-29-2010, 08:27 PM   #17
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1) Find a PC, you know (library, school, work ...the one you sitting on right now) ...just kidding Mine is steel but aluminum would work much better if you can find one.

2) Pop PC case cover open, and take it home it can be used in better ways.

3) OPTIONAL clean the paint off with sandpaper. It may stink and not holdup to hot temperatures.

4) Take a cardboard box and do the measurements

5) Trace them onto the steel sheet

6) Drill along the lines, file and bend the steel sheet.

7) My drill battery died....so next time folks more photos








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Old 03-29-2010, 08:49 PM   #18
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Do you have an angle grinder with a cut off disk? Because that would be much faster than drilling a million holes and filing to cut out the shape.

A for effort though.
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If anyone interested how it went.

Looks a bit more crappier inside the car needed a few extra bends. Next time I'l make one from aluminum...this will hold for now

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Old 04-15-2010, 02:54 PM   #20
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^ Would have been better to cut out the hole you need for the intake to go through before you bent it. And make sure to put some rubber tube over sharp edges to prevent your coolant tubes getting cut.

Looks good though!
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