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Wet Suit Shock Barriers
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Posted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 07:11 AM
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Well, after months of bidding on Ebay, I finally scored a BRAND NEW Billabong wet suit to install on the baja for $29. Several of you will remember a few months ago how we talked about using one to cover the holes that are cut in the fenders where the coilovers bolt to the inside rear of the roll cage. I'm cutting the sleeves down, and sliding them up and over the coilovers. Then I'll be cutting a large patch around the chest/shoulder/back area where the sleeve goes through to cover the hole in the fender well, leaving the sleeve attached over the shock. I hope it works, but I've seen it done before and it turned out real nice. This should keep the dirt and rocks out of the interior of the car when I'm romping around out there.


I feel a little nervous, and even a bit guilty about laying the knife to a nice new wet suit with the tag still attached. Oh well. Wish me luck.

Yeah, and I'll be posting pictures, don't worry.


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Post Post subject: Re: Wet Suit Shock Barriers
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Good idea. Are you running 2 shocks rear or one huge sucker!


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One. Otherwise I'd need a wet suit with four arms. Those are much more difficult to find!


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legs and arms? LOL!!!


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