lightweight, sulfur- free modelling clay. That clay was then shaped and smoothed using an arsenal of special hand- held sculpting tools. The formed side skirts of the car were welded to the existing Flex rocker panels, linking the lowered front fascia to the lowered rear bumper. This amendment gave the illusion that the top had been cut by 4in. " Last year we built a Ford Sport Trac and that was the first one we actually put a ground effects kit on"
This Ford Flex ground effects kit will, in the future, be part of a product line made available to the public through Mocata's dealers. Not to overlook the obvious, CGS Motorsports is also marketing an exhaust and cold- air intake. Blue styrene was perforated with small gripping holes to help the Chavant modelling clay dig- in and adhere to the styrene. A dedicated sculpting clay tool was used to reshape the Flex's new front fascia. Hundreds of pounds of Chavant clay were rough- moulded to the modified front valance, closing holes smoothing depressions and extending ground effects closer to earth. During the process, Casey pointed out that the ground effects not only have to be pleasing to the eye, but must also have reliefs so that the product will be able to be removed from the eventual moulds. The modified front fascia was completed then shaved and blended smooth. " Blue styrene was perforated with small gripping holes to help the Chavant modelling clay dig- in and adhere to the styrene"