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Finally did the deck plate mod...pics

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by ontarioyota, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. Mar 30, 2012 at 6:43 AM
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    ontarioyota

    ontarioyota [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Blacked out badges-rims OME lift with 881's & dakar pacs with D6XL AAL, summer tires=BFG 31x10.5x15 on 93 4runner rims,winter= Pirelli Scorpion Ice&Snow on stock steelies,Flowmaster exhaust, deck plate mod
    Could not find a 3" so used a 4" on my 2.7L...tight fit

    Cut the hole with an air tool grinder and then used the sander attachment to fit the hole and clean up the edges
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    Formed some 1/4" sandscreen for mouse defence!!
    IMG-20120329-00443_f006436e9f9a66139473e4a5c140044f54e79eca.jpg

    Fit together nice but not alot of room for error!
    IMG-20120329-00445_8febe43b7fe7c9a744035dacbb911423691285e5.jpg

    Sealed it up with Permatex sensor safe gasket maker
    IMG-20120329-00446_58782310bcc3a4547c1694a4fd9211d55754dc05.jpg

    Has been drying since yesterday...will install today!
     
  2. Mar 30, 2012 at 6:45 AM
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    jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    tint, dents, scratches, two blown speakers and trying to pay her off...
    sub'd for results. my rommate has a 1st gen 2.7ltr and is considering this.
     
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