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Old 08-04-2012, 09:08 PM   #61
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Looks good. Great progress towards making you some good molds.
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Old 08-04-2012, 09:11 PM   #62
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.......I'm still trying to find something that will bond/glue to the door panels. Door plastic to door plastic. Need it to be strong but not melt or deform the plastic. Anything like your epoxy you know of that might work?
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Old 08-04-2012, 10:42 PM   #63
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amazing. if only i had time, money, and skills for this. great work guy.
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Old 08-05-2012, 02:14 AM   #64
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.......I'm still trying to find something that will bond/glue to the door panels. Door plastic to door plastic. Need it to be strong but not melt or deform the plastic. Anything like your epoxy you know of that might work?
what do you mean door plastic to door plastic? are you speaking of the interior panel? if you can, buy a harbor freight $15 "plastic welder" and use it to fuse the pieces together, then use a plastic-filler to smooth/feather it out
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Old 08-05-2012, 01:36 PM   #65
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well, I'm starting to think I need to try to find someone with genuine RS front fenders and try to borrow them for molding purposes. This is turning into a clusterf*(%

Mounted the bumper......NEWS FLASH! The RS fender's nose is much more "flat" than the standard fender(which has a bit of a curve to it)

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so I traced the line of the bumper, and went at the fender with the grinder to cut the curve out of it. Then I welded a flat patch behind it so I could smooth it all out with fiberglass and body filler.





definitely not excited about how it's coming out right now, and would MUCH MUCH rather re-mold an OEM genuine (not dented to piss) RS fender set. Fantastic, I'll have to do this all over again on the passenger side. :-/
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So, I've been watching this thread and wondering why you are going through so much trouble? Then I took a peek over at ebay.uk and found out that the RS fenders are going for about $780 a piece. Ouch! for that amount of money, you have the right idea. Keep trying - you'll get it!
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Old 08-05-2012, 07:44 PM   #67
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Checko is such a nice dude he came over again and helped me lay up BOTH rear quarterpanels. The coral pink color of the gelcoat is because I was low on white gelcoat and mixed in some orange gelcoat so I'd have enough.....produced that funny pinkish color haha.












and I started block sanding the seam on the driver front fender



fender is gonna need another layer of filler minimum. Man is this a pain in the butt.
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Old 08-06-2012, 12:39 PM   #68
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popped 'em out on lunch, look fantastic. hopefully they fit better than the front fenders...... I'll be gettin' out the grinder over the next few days and cutting up the stock quarters to get these fitted in.
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Old 08-06-2012, 01:06 PM   #69
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looking great man sucks all the bumps in the road but you'll only appreciate the end result more
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I found this thread on google.
Though I'd join up and have a comment :)

Looking good at the moment, can't you just buy a pair of fiberglass front wings?
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