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Need deckplate help.

Discussion in 'Southern California' started by n0ms, Aug 29, 2012.

  1. Aug 29, 2012 at 12:38 PM
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    n0ms

    n0ms [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Lke the title says I need some help with making the deckplate hole in/around san diego.
    So does anyone have a 3inch holesaw I can borrow or come by and use?
    Also if anyone knows of a good muffler shop that fabs up motorcycle exhuast let me know.
     
  2. Aug 29, 2012 at 2:14 PM
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    Siebler

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    You can do it with a jig saw or rotozip. We install 100's of them on kayaks and such every year, nothing different about this.
     
  3. Aug 29, 2012 at 2:36 PM
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    n0ms

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    I have a jig saw ,any blade you reccomend? Don't know what a rotozip is.
    Is there a marine shop you know of that sells 3inch deckplates?
     
  4. Aug 29, 2012 at 4:38 PM
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    Rotozip is a router. Any jigsaw blade should cut.

    3" DP no, 4" I stock. if that fits ill pop one on the box for you for 20.00 total, just have to bring air box to my work.

    A 4" plate is 6" over all OD. Never seen much for 3", you could try SD Marine Exchange, theyd be my best bet.
     
  5. Aug 29, 2012 at 5:25 PM
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    Okay cool ,will check that shop out.
    Think I will cut out the box with my jigsaw if not I will pm you.
     
  6. Aug 29, 2012 at 5:32 PM
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    I cut mine with a Dremel and a drill bit. I tried a jigsaw but it bounced around a lot trying to make the cut.
     
  7. Aug 29, 2012 at 11:34 PM
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    Picked up extra i4 stock intake parts for a 1st gen. Has the airbox, hose that connects to tb and a pretty clean k&n filter.Someone left on the curb and posted on cl. Going to cut into this box 1st.
     
  8. Aug 29, 2012 at 11:36 PM
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    Ignore
     
  9. Aug 30, 2012 at 12:10 AM
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    I did mine with a drill and a keyhole saw. Cost me about 0 dollars as i havent put on the deckplate yet :D
     
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