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Old 08-28-2012, 07:39 PM   #111
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The headlights look amazing.
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Old 08-28-2012, 07:45 PM   #112
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Lights look great. Did he coat the lenses with the spar urethane/mineral spirits mix you've mentioned b4 cuz they look super clear?
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Old 08-28-2012, 08:34 PM   #113
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What did you paint the inside of the lights with?
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Old 08-29-2012, 09:17 AM   #114
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Lights look great. Did he coat the lenses with the spar urethane/mineral spirits mix you've mentioned b4 cuz they look super clear?
yes sir, that's exactly what they're coated with :)


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What did you paint the inside of the lights with?
just some krylon fusion satin black
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:47 PM   #115
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looks good
can't wait to see this finished
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Old 08-29-2012, 06:46 PM   #116
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so you bonded the quarter pieces on? didnt weld them at all? what adhesive did you use?
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Old 08-29-2012, 06:47 PM   #117
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nevermind im an idiot the pieces are fiberglasss my bad lol
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Old 08-29-2012, 07:00 PM   #118
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nevermind im an idiot the pieces are fiberglasss my bad lol
correct, I used LORD 7542AB adhesive to bond them on. It's available from Chembar.com at about $14/50ml kit, and the dispenser gun is $25 or so. I used one 50ml kit per side to bond the panel on, then I used a third kit split between both sides for bonding the inner wheel-well patch strips to the fiberglass flares.

so it cost about $75-80 with shipping to do the rear quarters as pictured.
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Old 08-30-2012, 08:31 PM   #119
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well I did a little more today after work. Drilled the heads off the pop-rivets on the driver side rear quarter, and threw on some short-strand infused body filler on, then block sanded down. Going to need another coat or two to get it perfect, but this is a royal pain in the nuts.





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Old 08-30-2012, 08:34 PM   #120
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what did you need all those rivets for?
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