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Flip Flop Trunk

Flip Flop Trunk

Postby SolaraGuy22 » Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:46 pm

Well I was bored and decided to go through some old pics. I ran across the ones from when I did my flip flop trunk forever ago and figured I'd throw them on here.

Remove the carpet from the trunk lid
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Remove the stock trunk lid
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Just like this
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And This
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Install the hinges
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On both
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Find out where you need to drill for the holes on the lid for the hinges
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Take the hinges off and make a small cut on the tip of the arm so it will lay properly when displayed
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Make sure you use something to catch the shards
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Just like that
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Let your trunk know how lucky it is that it’ll have this cool feature
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Install the hinges again
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Make sure everything looks good
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You’ll need to put something between the hinge and bar to rest smoothly when displayed. *Don't use this jelly crap.
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Install the cotter pin in the piece of metal you made and drilled
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Here's another pic
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And another
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Do the other side
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Just like that
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I used putty/cement stuff to make a mold on the tip so I can shape how I want it to rest
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Shape it and sand as needed
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Hook everything back up
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There you go
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And there
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Any questions or need more information let me know.

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Postby ClassySolaraGuy » Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:55 pm

Looks nice :D
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Postby unbalancedwood » Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:57 pm

Can you put your carpet back on the trunk?

How does the trunk close? Does it require you to put the pins back in?
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Postby krawzyazn » Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:59 pm

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Postby anttarz » Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:59 pm

are u gonna put the carpet/insulation back on the trunk?

there's gotta be more outside noise; how do the subs sound now?
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Postby SolaraGuy22 » Tue Feb 20, 2007 11:08 pm

It actually seals the trunk better than it did stock, with stock you can mash on it and it'll move in with this there is no movement it's solid. Subs sound the same. It's all cosmetic you don't get any benefit from this mod.

Like Mark said I did this back in my rice days and yeah you put the carpet back on. You have to cut a little bit off so it'll move as you can see in the pic I took from when I put Dynamat on it.

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Postby Projex0 » Wed Feb 21, 2007 12:58 am

did you do most of the work at a parking lot or something?
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Postby SolaraGuy22 » Wed Feb 21, 2007 4:08 pm

Projex0 wrote:did you do most of the work at a parking lot or something?


For the most part just because of the fact I could only work on it at night. But once you have the materials it's pretty simple.
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Postby MCOjerry » Wed Feb 21, 2007 4:58 pm

The pic with you in it looks like you have Pokemon hair :lol:
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Postby SolaraGuy22 » Wed Feb 21, 2007 5:00 pm

MCOjerry wrote:The pic with you in it looks like you have Pokemon hair :lol:


LOL that's not me.
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Postby MCOjerry » Wed Feb 21, 2007 5:04 pm

Well, he has Pokemon hair! :lol:
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Postby michaels artic frost » Wed Feb 21, 2007 5:10 pm

Nice tutorial!
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Re: Flip Flop Trunk

Postby deputylightning » Tue Mar 22, 2011 9:26 pm

very very neat
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Re: Flip Flop Trunk

Postby fastcherry » Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:26 am

were can you get the henges??
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