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Old 09-16-2013, 11:03 AM   #1
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SS belly pan

Anyone seen this?

http://www.camarocentral.com/product_p/she-1724.htm
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Old 09-16-2013, 11:28 AM   #2
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You mean like the OEM one that Gen5DIY sells?

http://www.gen5diy.com/zl1-belly-pan
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Old 09-16-2013, 12:12 PM   #3
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From what I read that doesn't work with the SS front facia.
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Old 09-16-2013, 05:00 PM   #4
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I have the aluminum one in the pic. It does keep the engine bay a little cleaner. probably help with drag a little too
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Old 09-16-2013, 10:07 PM   #5
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That is a nice looking belly pan.
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Old 09-17-2013, 12:06 AM   #6
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From what I read that doesn't work with the SS front facia.
really? i thought its gonna work. but anyways.... that belly pan it looks perfect. will it fit LT headers?
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:16 AM   #7
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really? i thought its gonna work. but anyways.... that belly pan it looks perfect. will it fit LT headers?
I imagine. It doesn't look like it goes back that far to be affected.
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Old 09-23-2013, 09:05 PM   #8
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Zl1 belly pan does not fit the SS front fascia. You would have to cut it and it doesn't really mate well to the bumper cover. I have one and tried to make it work. I went a different route and made my own using it as a pattern. I also incorporated the NACA ducts to cool the trans. Search for posts by me and you'll see pictures of my finished project.
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Old 09-23-2013, 09:08 PM   #9
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Old 09-23-2013, 09:26 PM   #10
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Does it work on the ss with 1le splitter
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Old 09-23-2013, 09:38 PM   #11
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Why does that not work with a splitter? I guess a slp would be fine?
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Old 09-24-2013, 09:43 AM   #12
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from the look of it, it shouldnt be affected by a splitter
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Old 09-24-2013, 08:02 PM   #13
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What's really needed is one for the rear of the car so you can replace the fart can mufflers and not have the rear diffuser act as a parachute.
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Zl1 belly pan does not fit the SS front fascia. You would have to cut it and it doesn't really mate well to the bumper cover. I have one and tried to make it work. I went a different route and made my own using it as a pattern. I also incorporated the NACA ducts to cool the trans. Search for posts by me and you'll see pictures of my finished project.

I followed your thread and I believe I offered to pay for plans/stencil or something so I can make one.

I still will...
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What's really needed is one for the rear of the car so you can replace the fart can mufflers and not have the rear diffuser act as a parachute.
Ditch mufflers, dump at diff or under battery area and open up or delete diffuser.
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I followed your thread and I believe I offered to pay for plans/stencil or something so I can make one.

I still will...
It's not quite that simple. The pan is not flat, you'll need a metal brake to put a slight bend in the first section to follow the contour of the frame. Secondly, you would need to incorporate NACA ducts in the rear section. I made a set out of fiberglass by building a mold from the ZL1 pan.

Right now I'm renting a town house while my new house is being built. My templates I made are in storage. If I can get to them in the next few weeks, I might be willing to make a paper pattern. As for the NACA ducts, I don't have the means to make any at this time. I'll generate the parts list and give tips on how to make it.

I used 0.040" aluminum. I would not go thicker. It will cost about $200 for the materials and tools to build it. This doesn't include the time/materials for the duct.
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the pan in the original post will fit with an SLP splitter verified on my car.
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Old 09-25-2013, 05:57 PM   #18
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What's really needed is one for the rear of the car so you can replace the fart can mufflers and not have the rear diffuser act as a parachute.
True!
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Old 09-25-2013, 06:48 PM   #19
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It's not quite that simple. The pan is not flat, you'll need a metal brake to put a slight bend in the first section to follow the contour of the frame. Secondly, you would need to incorporate NACA ducts in the rear section. I made a set out of fiberglass by building a mold from the ZL1 pan.

Right now I'm renting a town house while my new house is being built. My templates I made are in storage. If I can get to them in the next few weeks, I might be willing to make a paper pattern. As for the NACA ducts, I don't have the means to make any at this time. I'll generate the parts list and give tips on how to make it.

I used 0.040" aluminum. I would not go thicker. It will cost about $200 for the materials and tools to build it. This doesn't include the time/materials for the duct.

I have a brake but if it's too big for mine which I bet it would be (36" brake) I have a sheet metal shop that can make me anything a few blocks from my fire house. The ducts if I had a plug I can lay myself. If not I would buy some. Or I bet something can be fabbed out of aluminum.

I just remember your thread and thought you did one hell of a job. I would like some of that on my car.

Seriously though man if you are willing to help out I would be down to pay. I'm planning on doing aero stuff next early year.
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I'll see what I can come up with. I'm not here to make or lose money. If others come up with ideas, especially with the rear diffuser, I would rather share the wealth than make money on this. I did it because I can.

Your 36" brake will work, just make sure it can bend 0.040" thick aluminum. Seriously I would not go thicker. I bought a T6061 4 x 12' sheet from a local metal supplier. For most of you the metal can be found on the Internet from a bunch of suppliers in smaller pieces. Here's an approximate of what you would need. Now don't go out and buy it yet until I confirm the sizes again. But for budgeting here's what you need:

24" x 33"
67" x 19"
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Well I would never look for something for free. I have no problem with you making something for your trouble either.

Let me know man. I have time like I said it's an early next year plan. I could go right now if necessary though. Whenever you are ready.
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