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Re: Scuff Plates - better late than never
« Reply #30 : July 07, 2018, 03:17:18 »
There's also a very good reason I DIDN'T option the sun roof.
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Re: Scuff Plates - better late than never
« Reply #31 : July 07, 2018, 06:05:40 »
There's also a very good reason I DIDN'T option the sun roof.

That one is a LOT easier to justify...

$2000, risk of shattering, risk of leaking when gets older, ongoing cleaning of channels and possible maintenance issues.. Reduced headroom in some models, Possible extra weight (not sure if it's heavier than a steel panel though) :undecided:

Have you got another reason?
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Re: Scuff Plates - better late than never
« Reply #32 : July 07, 2018, 06:06:06 »
There's also a very good reason I DIDN'T option the sun roof.
I can understand how a sunroof would add weight as you have the glass - framework and drainage system, though 0.6mm pressed stainless steel sheeting is no heavier than the plastic scuff guards that were removed.

The packaged weight including the tube the guards were posted inside of came to 600 grams, and I would think 400 of that was the cardboard tube :)

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Re: Scuff Plates - better late than never
« Reply #33 : July 07, 2018, 08:17:36 »
I've always been a "weight-weenie" though.
I'm the same with my road bike....super light (and expensive).

Yeah,the sun roof MUST add extra weight,right where you don't want it.

But don't worry..I'm not going to break out the drill and make everything look like swiss cheeze........yet :)
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Re: Scuff Plates - better late than never
« Reply #34 : July 07, 2018, 19:47:06 »
That's it, I'm deciding to mount the LED bars on the underside of my nudge bar, to keep CoG as low as I can get it.  :lol:
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Re: Scuff Plates - better late than never
« Reply #35 : July 08, 2018, 04:37:58 »
That's it, I'm deciding to mount the LED bars on the underside of my nudge bar, to keep CoG as low as I can get it.  :lol:

And try and get some Aluminium or Titanium screws!!!!
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Re: Scuff Plates - better late than never
« Reply #37 : July 08, 2018, 16:04:55 »
Found a couple of different styles for you guys/gals with the PD models

:link: i30 PD : [DXSOAUTO] Hyundai i30 PD - AL Hairline Slim Fit Door Sill Scuff Plates Set

:link: i30 PD : [DXSOAUTO] Hyundai i30 PD? - The Standard AL Door Sill Scuff Plates Set
Thanks Craig.  Not sure I like either of those. Hopefully the earlier model ones I've ordered will fit.  :undecided:
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Re: Scuff Plates - better late than never
« Reply #38 : July 08, 2018, 19:35:58 »
That's it, I'm deciding to mount the LED bars on the underside of my nudge bar, to keep CoG as low as I can get it.  :lol:

And try and get some Aluminium or Titanium screws!!!!
Surely Gonz has got some contacts in his industry.
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