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I'm considering producing a heat shield (and becoming a sponsor on here), but need a rough idea on the number of folks that would purchase. Being so early in this vehicles production life makes it difficult to determine this... so please post up here, or drop me an e-mail [email protected]
 

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Depending on the price, for sure, id be interested.
 
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interesting idea, do you have a prototype or design you could show us? What would construction be like, simply a bent piece of metal and mounting brackets or would there also be flame proof insulation?

How effective would they be at actually keeping the diff cool? wondering if you can share any of that with us? Might make it easier to drum up demand that way as well...

Thanks for looking out..
 

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I'd be in in order to save me time in making my own. My guess is they won't be too expensive once you have the pattern, they can be cut on a water jet. What is your projected cost? Aluminum, steel, or stainless?

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Functional, simple, and low cost will be top priorities for such an item. Testing various materials in various situations is required to find cost vs benefit, so I can't say exactly what the shield will consist of or cost. IME, a simple formed piece of material will likely be much more than adequate for most.
 

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yea man keep us posted, I'm sure you will find some great feedback here. You should get in touch with the Admins once you have more details to see about getting on board as a vendor or however they do it here...
 

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We are currently making one ourselfs now, out of a couple pieces of 3/4 Aluminum cut with a plasma cutter to fit above the diff. Just got the edges smoothed out today. Next step will be marking some holes and drilling, useing some factory bolts that are already there. Then i may get some exhaust/header wrap to wrap that pipe above the diff too, sure wouldnt hurt.
 

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I'll have a product to show sometime this week. Aluminum or stainless will be the choices, both deal well with corrosion for this particular application.
I'm ready to see it!
 

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I'm considering producing a heat shield (and becoming a sponsor on here), but need a rough idea on the number of folks that would purchase. Being so early in this vehicles production life makes it difficult to determine this... so please post up here, or drop me an e-mail [email protected]
I would get one from you if the price was right and it actually did the job.
 
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