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Quick-removal Belly Pan?

Old 02-14-2005, 03:24 PM
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What would be the best option for a belly pan that is easily removed? I'm always doing something under there, and I know one of the reasons I don't put it back on is that I'm lazy. So what would be a way to rig it so that it could be removed and installed quickly? Studs with wing nuts? Some kind of quick-release latches? (I'm thinking of making a pan out of aluminum sheeting, so I'd be able to rivet/weld something on if need be)
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Old 02-14-2005, 03:28 PM
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my subaru has a plastic belly pan as well. It has two rails with panels in strategic areas with plastic expanding plugs and plastic bolts (coolant drain and oil are accessable from one panel, as well as the filter). You just remove the plastic bolt, then you remove the plug by your finger and slide the panel off. and back on when u are done.
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Make a new belly pan out of alum and use dzus fasteners! The stock one is a flimsy piece of crap anyway.
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put studs in there and use wing nuts!
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Old 02-14-2005, 05:39 PM
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1/4 air ratchet and keep the stock bolts
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Old 02-14-2005, 11:26 PM
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velcro! plastic + wheelwells = cool noises!
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Originally Posted by Rob x-7' date='Feb 14 2005, 06:38 PM
1/4 air ratchet and keep the stock bolts



Agreed.
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Old 02-15-2005, 12:21 AM
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Originally Posted by 89 Rag' date='Feb 14 2005, 01:48 PM
Make a new belly pan out of alum and use dzus fasteners! The stock one is a flimsy piece of crap anyway.



hey hey! Someone with a valid idea!



Dzus 1/4 turn locking fasteners... doesn't get much faster than that.
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