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Fiberglass Front Bumper Grrrrrrrrrrrrr

Discussion in 'Body / Exterior / Interior / Cosmetics' started by Vtec Andy....., May 28, 2004.

  1. Vtec Andy.....

    Vtec Andy..... Senior Member

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    I have a buddy club 2 front bumper that i had on for about a month now and today i was coming out of the gas station and a chunk of the road is missing as your coming out and i didn't see it cause it was dark and i cracked my front bumper on the driver's side. The crack isn't really that bad and i didn't take a chunk out of the bumper thank god. I was wondering what kind of steps i should take to repair it myself. I'm pretty good with stuff like this but just need alittle help with the first step of what kind of stuff to use and everything like that. I don't want to take it to a body shop to fix cause they charge like an arm and a leg for stuff like that. And input would help.


    Thanks,
    Ed
     
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    Citizen_Insane Senior Member

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    Epoxy, Touch up paint, and bondo :p
     
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    Get some fiberglass, or some body filler/bondo. :thumbsup:
     
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    swanny Senior Member

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    Lightly grind damaged area with 36 grit paper
    Cut fiberglass into small strips
    Soak strips in resin/catalyst mixture
    Lay strips down overlapping damaged area and try to avoid air bubles
    Let harden
    Grind with 36 grit to contour
    Blow off dust
    Apply filler and sand away
     
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    hcivic.com Senior Member

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    as xyswany said but use acetone to wash and clean the the parts before and after sanding to help the resin stick better.
     
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