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1/ Install the aluminum brackets to the chassis
2/ Glue strips of foam to the face of each bracket.......use some shoe goo/E 600 etc. adhesive,....not epoxy,....epoxy will soak into the foam and "harden" it when it cures/sets,...not ideal. As well, epoxy can crack under impact,..unlike Shoegoo/E6000.
3/ Adjust the width of the brackets so that it is a semi snug fit on the body sills
4/ Cut some bits of plastic/wood etc.to act as ride height spacers so that when they are placed under the body sills/nose of the car (and on a flat block) you have the body ride height you are after
5/ Remove the body, and apply the same glue to the outside of the foam, and the body sills,...install the body, (don't forget the ride height spacers) and let cure.
6/ Once cured you can set the width of the brackets so the the sills are not stretched.

To remove the body, the bracket screws are loosened and with a bit of stretch, the body is removed one side at a time.

I do not have access to pics. at the moment, but this pic. will get you most of the way.

PS The foam does a very good job at dampening vibrations, if you feel the need to introduce more body movement (almost none do), you can use machine screws with Nylok nuts to let the brackets rattle around a bit......if you choose this route, do use Nylok nuts

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Chris Walker

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I will now go and fight the German-language retail sites and see if 'Plafit foam' is a thing, but any tip-offs on how foamy foam sourced elsewhere should be would be appreciated. 👍
As previously mentioned, Pendle sells Plafit chassis, and they likely have a sheet of Plafit foam

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