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Just took a peek under mine and it looks like the same molded panel as yours but with no openings. I never heard about open and closed NASA panel before. Was this an old thread from before I started snooping??

 

 

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Just took a peek under mine and it looks like the same molded panel as yours but with no openings.

 

I never heard about open and closed NASA panel before.

 

Was this an old thread from before I started snooping??

 

 

NOT an old thread, BUT........

 

This has been discussed in various area(s) throughout this forum, and other communities previously.

 

I thought that it was an important enough topic, to be listed as it's own individual thread.

 

Therefore, I suggested to EBB to create a new topic on it.

 

Thanks to fellow EB Forums PREMIUM MEMBER EcoBrick Bob for following through with the suggestions given :hail:

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~BPD "Speaks" I JUMP TO THE MOON.... LOL

 

For 35,000 mi., my underbelly pan is pretty damn clean on the inside too! Note the scratches on the bottom... Flex is SOOO LOOOW that I can't install it without jacking up one side! Pix are about 3 weeks old.... Another Forum poster requested them, so I produced.

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First time ever when I got the 13.5, it wasn't on. Then Torrie told me to leave it on at the strip for both cooling & aero. Next time in FL, it was... Lots of different conditions, DA's etc. and I improved about .07 in 1/4 mi... so have NO idea if it helps or hurts.

 

I assume that the open pan would fit, as everything else is the same between the undersides of our vehicles back thru cats & mid muffler. Perhaps Livernois could check if they still have their EB Flex.

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I love mine. Especially when the rear clips broke off and I drug it under the car for a few miles. Zip ties work wonders. ;)

 

I had one of my rear clips break too. I got it replaced and a spare, they were only $5.95 from the dealer. Also discovered that when removing the underbody pan, you should loosen the rear of the pan before taking the front off.

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EBB, thanks for the photos...looks like a mod then next time I do an oil change. I'm thinking a dremel tool with a cutting wheel may be the way to open the ducts, but I am really surprised that they were not open from the factory. Must be less expensive to produce with the vents closed then to create the openings.

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I had one of my rear clips break too. I got it replaced and a spare' date=' they were only $5.95 from the dealer. Also discovered that when removing the underbody pan, you should loosen the rear of the pan before taking the front off.[/quote']

 

This is what started the whole issue "on another - unnamed- Forum... Some dealer wouldn't get that person the $6. clips and they had to buy the whole damn underbelly pan! This is GOOD NEWS...

 

PLEASE POST THE PART # as some of us may have this issue in the future.

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