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Old December 13th, 2008, 07:00 PM   #21
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I saw the $65 deal on the SOLID covers and ordered a set for xmas . The price is right and my tinfoil 8.8 cover is bashed and leakin a little. Now.... if only santa could put them on for me before I get home.
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Old December 18th, 2008, 09:38 PM   #22
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solid is a ripoff
i would love to hear your reason behind this
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Old August 26th, 2010, 08:52 PM   #23
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can someone link me to Solid web. and does anyone know if the drain on the ruffstuff one is also the fill? im lookin at the ruffstuff one and dont know hoe to order the cover.
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Old August 28th, 2010, 05:03 PM   #24
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I ordered a set of solid covers b/c that $65 was tough to beat.....I like the solid logo on the front personally but wish my covers had a drain plug
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Old August 28th, 2010, 05:12 PM   #25
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You're not going to break either one. Take your pick.
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Old September 1st, 2010, 01:26 PM   #26
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is one thicker than the other?
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Old September 1st, 2010, 01:37 PM   #27
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We use the ruffstuff ones. They aren't the nicest looking IMHO, but they are priced well, super strong, and the owner is cool.

I've done both the welded and the kits, and both are fine. The flange is 3/8 and even after welding the cover on with the welder retarded hot I didn't need to surface the face to seal properly.
thats kind of surprising to hear. been thinking about getting a kit but worried about it warpping.
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Old September 1st, 2010, 02:09 PM   #28
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I taqlked to dan in length about them, I needed one for my 14b after I shaved it. Not only was warping a possible issue, but after welding you have to clearance the cover for the bolts to sit flush.

I have a solid on the front and the ruff stuff on the rear.
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Old September 1st, 2010, 08:38 PM   #29
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I welded my ruffstuff D60 front. It warped .005" on the retarded hot setting. Clearing weld out from around the bolt circle was the hardest part and that's cause I'm dumb and just kept running a bead. Ruffstuff FTW.
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