PROTOform has developed Anti-Tuck Body Stiffeners for your Touring Car, to help remedy the dreaded “Body tuck”. The one piece stiffener is made from stiff lexan and weighs 4.5 grams. It fits inside the rear of your 190mm touring car and is designed to fit the curvature of the lower rear fenders. Each set comes with two Clear Anti-Tuck Body Stiffeners, mounting hardware and a PROTOform decal sheet. Look for a MSRP of $11.95 and they can be found using Part # 1721-00
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PROTOform has released a video that shows you how to trim and mount a body. What is really interesting about it, is that you can see the PROTOform Body Tools in action. The Better Edge Sanding Block and the Better Edge Sanding Drum pretty much work as expected. It is the new PROTOform Crosshair Body Mounting Kit that impresses me.
PROTOform Crosshair Body Mounting Kit
The Crosshair Body Mounting Kit which uses high powered magnets will help you align your body and mark the holes so you can get the exact position you want. Hopefully eliminating the “That’s close enough” comment from me when I am try to line up a body. Look for a MSRP of around #29.95. For more details check out PROTOform Part# 6032-00
Protoform has released a new product for September, it is a Sanding Block, that will be part of their Better Edge Systems. You simply use the straight edge to smooth out cut marks on the bottom of your body or wing and then you can also turn the block to do tightly curved edges such as the wheel wells. It comes with120-grit sand paper held to the block with “Velcro”, an extra strip of 120 grit sandpaper is also included.
Part #: 6108-00
This is a neat complimentary piece if you already have their Sanding Drum. Protoforms Better Edge System now includes two pieces and their accessories. If you are a perfectionist with your bodies, you should keep an eye on Protoform.
More details HERE.
If you cut out and paint your own bodies, then you may be interested in the PROTOform Better Edge Sanding Drum. This sanding drum, which attaches to your rotary tool, was specifically designed to smooth out the rough edges you get when you cut out your wheel-wells. The kit includes an Anodized 6061-T6 Aluminum drum, an Anodized 6061-T6 Aluminum drum cap, a Tool Steel mandrel, a 120 Grit Silicon Carbide Spiral Sanding Band, and 2 Rubber o-rings. Head over to PROTOform for more details.