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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old Mar 27th, 10, 9:02 AM Thread Starter
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Question Aluminum Body Components/Chevelle

Any plans to offer any body parts for Chevelles in aluminum?

The next Q, if in the affirmative, is naturally: When?

If aluminum body parts were a choice,
I'd never buy another piece
of stamped "tin" again...ever.


You've got a gigantic pool of potential
clients for aluminum body components...
right here on Chevelles.com. --------------------
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post #2 of 18 (permalink) Old Apr 3rd, 10, 8:29 PM
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post #3 of 18 (permalink) Old Nov 20th, 10, 12:23 AM
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Re: Aluminum Body Components/Chevelle

I want Aluminum body panels, Also!!!!!
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post #4 of 18 (permalink) Old Dec 6th, 10, 5:29 PM
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Re: Aluminum Body Components/Chevelle

Fenders & hoods first, then chromed aluminum bumpers, trunk lids & radiator supports, inner fenders quarterpanels & doors.

Performance, MPG, Rust-Proof!!! What a product! Something for everyone!!

Make them! We'll buy them!!!!!!!!!


Our Chevelles also deserve aluminum body panels, not just Fox-bodies & Camaros.
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post #5 of 18 (permalink) Old Dec 8th, 10, 12:28 PM
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I hope the people that make this kind of stuff see this and respond
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post #6 of 18 (permalink) Old Jan 16th, 11, 1:23 AM
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Exclamation PLEASE MAKE Aluminum Body Components For Chevelles

I agree...weird no one bothers to respond to posts, especially when begging for products.
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post #7 of 18 (permalink) Old Jan 16th, 11, 1:25 AM
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Re: Aluminum Body Components/Chevelle

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Any plans to offer any body parts for Chevelles in aluminum?

The next Q, if in the affirmative, is naturally: When?

If aluminum body parts were a choice,
I'd never buy another piece
of stamped "tin" again...ever.


You've got a gigantic pool of potential
clients for aluminum body components...
right here on Chevelles.com. --------------------

Ditto all that, to the max!
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post #8 of 18 (permalink) Old Mar 3rd, 11, 1:34 AM
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Re: Aluminum Body Components/Chevelle

Omigawd!


Would I loves me some ALUMINUM BODY PARTS all over my Chevelle!!!!

Hood first, then fenders and fenderwells, then polished aluminum bumpers, then doors, then...

Just say when!!


If you make them, Chevelle owners will keep you busy for a longgggg time.


We've got just as much money as the Camaro guys, & more than the Mustang 5.0 guys.

Shouldn't we have aluminum body parts also???
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post #9 of 18 (permalink) Old Mar 11th, 11, 9:05 PM
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We've got just as much money as the Camaro guys, & more than the Mustang 5.0 guys.

Shouldn't we have aluminum body parts also???



Well said!

Please, at the very least, an aluminum 2" cowl hood would be a nice start.
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post #10 of 18 (permalink) Old Apr 15th, 11, 8:38 AM
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Re: Aluminum Body Components/Chevelle

Interesting. The Carbon Fiber body panel thread got more response than this. Never thought I'd see that any time soon.

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post #11 of 18 (permalink) Old Apr 15th, 11, 10:40 AM
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Interesting. The Carbon Fiber body panel thread got more response than this. Never thought I'd see that any time soon.
I can believe it. Currently carbon fiber is the lightest material to make body parts from. But I'd prefer aluminum for cost reasons. I'm a street guy. If I was a racer, I'd try to go carbon fiber all the way.
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post #12 of 18 (permalink) Old Apr 17th, 11, 5:03 PM
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Re: Aluminum Body Components/Chevelle

Plus, UV does not destroy aluminum, like it does CF.


PREFERENCES:

High-buck racecar = CF if available, fiberglass if not.

Unsponsored street/strip car = Aluminum.

Hungry Tinworm = regular old sheet metal
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post #13 of 18 (permalink) Old Apr 17th, 11, 6:17 PM
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I wonder what front end components would weigh compared to one another. I know CF costs are high but I'd be curious to know how much weight the Chevelle could drop. I'm not after a race car at all but saving weight and being competitive (in style) is always a welcome.

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Question Re: Aluminum Body Components/Chevelle

I posted on a couple of different sites about aluminum panels for Chevelle's.

Autometaldirect.com make panels for Camaro's. I talked with Alan and he said there was no market and no plans in the future for production for a Chevelle. So if you are interested, contact Alan. Like the saying goes "the squeaky wheel gets greased." I would like a aluminum front on one of my Chevelle's.

I am looking for a hood 2 or 4 inch, fenders, front bumper, doors, trunk, rear bumper. I'm thinking Big, I KNOW.
So if you are in with this idea, let auto metal direct know there is a market.
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I posted on a couple of different sites about aluminum panels for Chevelle's.

Autometaldirect.com make panels for Camaro's. I talked with Alan and he said there was no market and no plans in the future for production for a Chevelle. So if you are interested, contact Alan.

Like the saying goes "the squeaky wheel gets greased."

I would like a aluminum front on one of my Chevelle's.

I am looking for a hood 2 or 4 inch, fenders, front bumper, doors, trunk, rear bumper. I'm thinking Big, I KNOW.

So if you are in with this idea,
let auto metal direct know there is a market.
"NO MARKET"?? WTH??

The aluminum body panels they're making for Camaros and Fox-Mustangs, etc...are not that much more expensive...light-weight, no rust...I'd buy fenders & hoods for 1 Chevelle now...another Chevelle same, plus doors.
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