Cut r/t holes in mopar rear lip

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Cut r/t holes in mopar rear lip

Post by sharkbait » Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:09 pm

Idk if you can tell by pic or not my rear lip is not cut for the r/t exhaust. I was thinking about taking an air file and cutting them out till I noticed in the instructions it shows the lines cut on the back side. So what would be the best air file or razor blade? I was thinking a sharp blade and a few passes should give the best results ! What y'all think?
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Post by Neon4Life » Fri Mar 29, 2013 12:35 am

When I did this a few years ago I used a utility knife and cut it as best round as I could and used sand paper to smooth the edges a bit. Pretty simply and can be done quick and clean.
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Post by sidepipe87 » Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:30 am

Yep. I used a utility knife to do it as well.
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Post by Sxteve » Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:51 pm

I failed at razor knife. I was gonna do a dremmel next time I have to make cuts in bumper covers.
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Post by ThatKevin » Sat Mar 30, 2013 8:07 am

dremmel is pretty easy and clean
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Post by 2005.Neon.SXT » Sat Mar 30, 2013 10:22 pm

ThatKevin wrote:dremmel is pretty easy and clean
Very easy. Don't have to put much effort into cutting through the plastic. And if you don't have a dremel, get one... It is an awesome tool to have.
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Post by sharkbait » Sat Mar 30, 2013 10:46 pm

I have one and could use it. I just hate the stupid cut off wheels they always seem to break faster than they cut! Guess that be on my list of stuff to do tomorrow

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Post by occasional demons » Sun Mar 31, 2013 10:48 pm

Well if you have to use the wheel, Dremel does sell a diamond coated steel wheel for ~$25. Yes it is expensive, but unless you go stupid on it, it will be the last one you buy.

I would use one of the carbide bits over a wheel for that tho.
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Post by sharkbait » Sun Mar 31, 2013 11:25 pm

I used a wheel at a low speed to outline the cut then cut it with razor knife to finish the cut. It come out good I only had to sand a few spots with a barrel bit.

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