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Old 10-14-2014, 05:06 PM
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It is a scarey project. When I did mine I was so afraid I was going to go to a point of no return while cutting out the existing panel. Once I realized the curves were consistant I was relieved and had more confidence in "Cutting up the body". Feather & "V" out the joining edges, use matting on the back and "Tiger or Kitty Hair" on the exposed "V". Use C clamps and strips of wood to keep the piece in place and surfaces even. Fiberglass pieces are very forgiving, but it is still scarey, especially if the car is already painted as mine was at the time. When completed if you can even have someone competent in aluminum sheetmetal work, line it with a formed piece.

As you slide down the Banister of Life, may the splinters never be pointing the wrong way

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