Re: [DMCForum] stainless thickness
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Re: [DMCForum] stainless thickness



Gotta agree with the others. Go for the girl.

And like Hank Breer said, you can't compare the panel thickness with other
cars. Almost every other car out there uses the steel body panels as an
integral part of the structure of the car. On the DeLorean the panels are
just cosmetic. The fiberglass underbody is the structural part.
So you're comparing apples to oranges.

Mark N
VIN 6820

At 04:28 PM 3/17/2004, you wrote:
>Turns out neither of us know the properties of type 304 stainless steel
>and therefore whether they'd have to be thinner or thicker than regular
>"carbon steel" used in other vehicles to meet the same stiffness/safety
>requirements. So now she's got me curious, too ... just how thick is
>that metal? Anybody measured it when they had their car taken apart?




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