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Old 06-26-2013, 08:52 AM   #1491
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That looks awesome! I like the shape you were able to get by using the foglight
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Old 06-26-2013, 07:59 PM   #1492
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Thanks and thanks. I wasn't planning on doing that until I started laying the bondo. It just kind of made sense to use those lines.

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another option (though possibly less desirable) is to cut them so that they sit JUST right on the body and then mount them with stainless rivets or screws kind of like truck flares or carbon flares the Z guys run....

That looks awesome. On that car. I don't know if a Fofo would be able to pull it off, though. You could always fill in the hole too and get a more flush look. It wouldn't work for RS fenders, however, because they change the shape of the quarter panel in front of the wheels as well.
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Have seen a couple fofos on fb with bolt on flares that looked pretty good.
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Old 06-27-2013, 08:37 AM   #1494
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member "WuNgUn" over on FJ's fiberglass RS rep:

"I'm just laying mine up over top. However, the forward section on mine (I trimmed away as much fiberglass as to keep the most OE sheet metal in place) will need some work to get to lay down where it needs to be.
Maybe I'll hammer it in...maybe I'll chop it out...?





I trimmed back the sheet metal behind here, because the RS wheel openings are larger...



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Nice. I'm not going to try it but that looks pretty good.
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Went for a ride yesterday. Here are some pics:





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More fiddle work on the bumper. Increased the slope of the foglight line so it wasn't so saggy by the flare. I may have gone too far but I'll let it sit for the week and see how it looks in the real world again.


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I Like It. Looks Good.
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is the bondo going to be permanent, or are you going to make a mold of the shape you added and make a plastic or fiberglass panel to bond to the urethane of the bumper? MY concern would be that bondo is not rated for urethane/plastic and will likely crack and fall off in a few months.
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There is a layer of fiberglass just under the bondo (you can see some parts coming through) and I may do another layer over everything again. I am planning on keeping this setup as "permanent" but would also like to make a mold from the finished bumper for security in case it does start breaking or the whole bumper gets busted or something. I'd hate to loose all this work with nothing to show for it.
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