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Velossa Tech Diffuser Fins - New revision - bigger and badder!

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Thread Starter #7
They look great! How are they attached? Adhesive or bolt?
I use 3M automotive adhesive. I prefer not to bolt them on, so no permanent modification necessary. As long as you clean the surface with the alcohol wipes supplied in the kit, and depress the fin hard on the bumper, it will hold very well. I still have mine from 1.5 years ago, been through rain storms, 130 mph+, florida heat and humidity, road trips and hurricane IRMA. Still on there :)

I made some changes to the contour and hooks too, should make install a bit easier.
 
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They look really (too???) thick! How thick are they? vs how thick were the first ones?
If the reasoning for thickness is adhesion, couldn't you make them with a wide (1/2") base with a thinner (1/4") blade?
Are the 5 pieces individually contoured now or is there still just 2 sizes?
I do like the deeper, longer size though; was definitely waiting for these!
 
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They look really (too???) thick! How thick are they? vs how thick were the first ones?
If the reasoning for thickness is adhesion, couldn't you make them with a wide (1/2") base with a thinner (1/4") blade?
Are the 5 pieces individually contoured now or is there still just 2 sizes?
I do like the deeper, longer size though; was definitely waiting for these!
Made them thicker purely for aesthetics.
 
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They look really (too???) thick! How thick are they? vs how thick were the first ones?
If the reasoning for thickness is adhesion, couldn't you make them with a wide (1/2") base with a thinner (1/4") blade?
Are the 5 pieces individually contoured now or is there still just 2 sizes?
I do like the deeper, longer size though; was definitely waiting for these!
Made them thicker purely for aesthetics. I might thin them out just a little. These ones shown in the thread were for a contour fit test.
 
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Made them thicker purely for aesthetics. I might thin them out just a little. These ones shown in the thread were for a contour fit test.
I ordered a set Friday though Whoosh. I, too, would vote for having them thin out from the base to the tip. I agree that a larger base is a good idea but they are a bit thick looking in those pictures. Feel free to PM me if you'd like to guinea pig that modification for me.
 
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What do you guys think of this slight taper I added?

Base is the same thickness, tips are thinner.

Kinda hard to see it in that render. Can you do a render of just a single fin in profile to that taper? Or post the base vs tip dimensions and I can use my imagination?

Edit: just saw your PM, will make sure to take lots of photos of those you send.
 

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