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I was looking at Norm's website and he has some really interesting things there. Do you know if the fenders are dimensionally interchangeable between the sky and solstice? I like the style of one of the Solstice fenders he has on his site.
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I have a set of stock sky and Solstice fenders. But are in two different places. Will try to remember to check and see. My guess is that they are the same, but who knows with a Kappa. I am sure if you called Norm he could tell you very quickly.
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I was looking at Norm's website and he has some really interesting things there. Do you know if the fenders are dimensionally interchangeable between the sky and solstice? I like the style of one of the Solstice fenders he has on his site.
I believe they are but the issue is the OEM doorline of both cars. The Solstice has smooth doors...the Sky has a body line for the body line that starts at our side vents in the fenders and runs back into the mid section of the door. It might look a bit funky on a Solstice without that line.


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Last time I checked none of the exterior body panels will fit on the other car. The Sky is wider and has different curves.
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Our side skirts are molded to the body permanently. I have some minor rock dents which I am having repaired and then protected with clear bra.

I am confused about the 3M clear bra. The major market for this material is the US where millions of cars are added to the inventory annually. If it is not configured to provide reasonable service and be compatible with factory paint I cant understand why 3M would make that investment.

I have had paint lift when removing clear bra from the Dragon, but that was before I learned how important that heat was to the removal process. Once I allowed the car to sit in the sun for a couple of hours and heat up the adhesive, it came off well with no issues and no paint lift.
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Our side skirts are molded to the body permanently. I have some minor rock dents which I am having repaired and then protected with clear bra.

I am confused about the 3M clear bra. The major market for this material is the US where millions of cars are added to the inventory annually. If it is not configured to provide reasonable service and be compatible with factory paint I cant understand why 3M would make that investment.

I have had paint lift when removing clear bra from the Dragon, but that was before I learned how important that heat was to the removal process. Once I allowed the car to sit in the sun for a couple of hours and heat up the adhesive, it came off well with no issues and no paint lift.
There is new protection called X-PEL....supposed to be better than a 3M bra...they use it on Mercedes down here.
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