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INteresting trail only floor idea

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by gravdigr, Jun 18, 2005.

  1. gravdigr

    gravdigr 1/2 ton status

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    I was watching one of those truck shows the other day and noticed something. One of the buggies used punched/stretched steel for the floor where it meets the firewall. I imagine this gives excellent visibility to the front tires. Probably not a good idea for mudding or a streetable vehicle. Has anyone tried this with their trail only K5 with decent results or is the angle all wrong to see past the tire? In any case I thought it was pretty slick.
     
  2. HarryH3

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    The heat coming up through the floor would make for a pretty miserable day of wheeling. :(
     
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    not to mention the mud and dust on some trails.
     
  4. Greg72

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    Monster Trucks use plexiglas on the floors... there is better visibility to the ground looking through the floor than there is by looking out the windshield.


    Not sure that it's a great solution for a wheeler.....scratches easily, gets covered in dust easily, and probably would melt with exhaust & tranny heat. :dunno:
     
  5. mikey_d05

    mikey_d05 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I would imagine lexan would work, but I believe it scratches fairly easily and is a pain in the arse to work with.
     

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