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Old 2018.09.21, 08:12 PM   #1
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Easy Lap transponder question

Anyone ever removed the guts out of the plastic case? I have a clearance issue using the Ferrari 599xx and need just a tiny amount more room and removing the plastic part will give me that.
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Old 2018.09.23, 10:31 AM   #2
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I have, but it was accidental. The cases pop apart pretty easily. I had one come apart during a 8 min HFAY race and it eventually got wrapped around my front suspension. The only damage was losing 1.5 minutes of laps. It worked fine once I repositioned it. I have glued all my Easylap cases together since then, but I considered removing it. If you are worried about it getting damaged you could probably put some heat shrink around it with a hole cut for the sensor. The ILap transponders are heatshrinked. I would try it, the worst thing that would happen is you'd have to buy another one, which is not ideal but is only $20.
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Old 2018.09.23, 02:05 PM   #3
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I run the same body and had the same issue.. I cut the case off and I did not have any problems with it.
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I tried prying it open, but was glued together along one edge so I ended up cutting it open too.
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Most people I know using these have de-cased them and heat shrink wrapped them.
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Old 2018.09.23, 05:22 PM   #6
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Thats my goal as well, probably doesn't need it but shrink wrap is cheap!
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