The canopies, consisting of three on each of the largezvezdah1 said:Ridge, pretty neat, can't tell, but assume they're vented?
They ran me $1,100 but the guy who made themhas6601 said:Nice... :clap: How much did it cost?
Miami Lotus used the same type acrylic panels and haszvezdah1 said:Thanks Ridge, curious, do you think heat will yellow them at all? Do you plan on putting a sealant on such as zaino or rejex. It's really a neat idea.
Singing doo wop as a young guy was my only foray intoLotusDeux said:awesome
The acrylic panels are 1/4" thick and are quite rigid.scottyb said:Aren't you afraid that the heat from the engine might cause the them to droop or bend?
I could have had small fasteners drilled into the cornersscottyb said:We use the same material for mold forms. Of course we are using a heat lamp to mold it. If you start noticing little bubbles or clouds in the acrylic, you will have a problem. Also, that adhesive on the Velcro also breaks down due to heat. I guess the real question is, how hot does that area get?
What I really like about the 3M dual lock is that it reallyStan said:The normal 3M foam tapes are good to about 400F short term and about 220F continuous. We just don't want those one of a kind covers flying off your car on a nice sunny day Ridge!
I'm curious to know what Lotus used in the form ofStan said:Well the stuff is bulletproof for easy pass units. You could try shooting an infrared thermometer gun at the car. They are all over the place these days. That way you could get a sense of the actual temperature. They'd be higher during peak Summer conditions.
Hi John. Without your expert, first-hand advice I neverMiamiLotus said:They look great Ron, glad to see they are done! No worries about heat distortion, will never happen. I've had mine for a year now and are larger than Ron's - no problem in the hot Miami sun and bumper to bumper traffic (200 degree engine temps).