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Old 08-01-2009, 08:24 PM   #1
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screen for radiator intakes

so after my battle with the hoppers of Montana, i want to add some screen mesh in front of the radiators,

can it be done, has anybody done it with some pictures for suggestions?

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http://986forum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=21531

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Old 08-02-2009, 03:55 AM   #2
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I did it then subsequently removed it, I decided I liked the open look. I ordered generic mesh from JC Whitney, removed the bumper cover, and crafted the panels working from inside the cover, with the entire piece on a blanket. I made templates for basic shapes, prototyped out of thin cardboard till I settled on the flat panel pattern and tab placements for maximum hold after bonding. After cutting them out, I hand formed them to fit the space checking periodically from the front to get the fit as perfect as possible. I then used fiberglass for attachment all the way around making sure none could be seen from and angle looking back into the bumper cover from the front. Then I re installed the cover. You have to be gentle when you wash the mesh from the front forever more. Good luck.

PS There may be a stock kit for your bumper cover.

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Old 08-03-2009, 08:47 AM   #3
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these are made in the UK

Not cheap but they will fit the 987.

http://motordrive.com/acatalog/Exterior.html

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