[DML] Re: New composite underbody
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[DML] Re: New composite underbody



Fiberglass batting just gives the polyester resin something to hang onto, kind of like rebar in concrete or sheetrock tape. Polyester resin by itself is brittle.

Bill Robertson
#5939


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Farrar Hudkins <fhudkins@...> wrote:
>
> I thought the (stock) bodies were glass-reinforced plastic rather than
> fiberglass. For some reason I understood the two materials to be different.
> Am I mistaken?
> 
> Farrar Hudkins
> #2613
> 
> On Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 6:07 PM, Bob Brandys <BobB@...> wrote:
> 
> > **
> >
> >
> > The new composite underbody is targeted for both the electric DeLorean and
> > the right hand drive DeLoreans.
> >
> > These cars have a new up to date HVAC system that is smaller and more
> > efficient. Hence, the redesign
> > of the frame rail on the passenger side to give more bonnet storage room.
> >
> > This boday can be used on older DeLoreans but would require some easy
> > modifications.
> >
> > They are 200 lbs lighter and 10 x stronger than the 30+ year old stock FG
> > bodies.
> >
> > The other really cool thing about this body is the transparency of some
> > sections. This allows back lighting.
> >
> > You could build a glowing DeLorean body!
> >
> > Never did ask about the price though.
> >
> > Bob
> >  
> >
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Sent from my laser-guided nuclear-powered refrigerator, operated by its
> crew of hyperintelligent pandimensional cyborg kittens, controlled remotely
> via telekinetic sonic screwdriver.
> 
> 
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>




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