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      04-08-2011, 09:17 AM   #111
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any pics of the full bumper yet? how does it look!?
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      04-08-2011, 09:32 AM   #112
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Nothing yet... still getin the foundation strong cause plastic and fiberglass doesn't really bond.
I am hoping to start alyin some glass today though.

I think I might finish up this Sunday if everything goes as planned...
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      04-08-2011, 09:36 AM   #113
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mommy mommy... look what youtube tought me.. looks like the plastic weld from autozone wasnt that strong. so i actually welded the plastic together with a solder iron i had laying around...


hahaha when all else fails... get srs with it!
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      04-08-2011, 01:55 PM   #114
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starting to plastic weld some oem plastic on..
Oh, plastic welding. It brings me back to the good ol days of repairing bodywork on my race bikes. Let me know if you need any advice. I may even have my plastic welding gun somewhere.
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      04-08-2011, 04:10 PM   #115
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all glassed up...i need to mount this on the car and do the sides tomorrow..


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      04-08-2011, 04:11 PM   #116
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Oh, plastic welding. It brings me back to the good ol days of repairing bodywork on my race bikes. Let me know if you need any advice. I may even have my plastic welding gun somewhere.
that would have been nice.. a welding gun...maybe when i work on the m3 skirt u got from u..
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      04-08-2011, 05:15 PM   #117
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You are crazy man! But more power to you, I wish I had the time and talent to be that creative.
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      04-08-2011, 05:51 PM   #118
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You are crazy man! But more power to you, I wish I had the time and talent to be that creative.
I wished I had those too...
I'm just winging it and only working on it like 30 min a day.. if even...
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      04-08-2011, 06:01 PM   #119
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Balls to the wall! Hows the exhaust gonna fit ? Putting it in the original exhaust holes of the x6 ?
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      04-08-2011, 06:04 PM   #120
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Balls to the wall! Hows the exhaust gonna fit ? Putting it in the original exhaust holes of the x6 ?
Still debating that.. I need to put it on the far before I can decide... but it looks like it might look kinda weird that the exhaust is all the way out there.
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      04-08-2011, 06:25 PM   #121
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why dont you sill the holes and take out the exhausts from the sideskirts like the slr..
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why dont you sill the holes and take out the exhausts from the sideskirts like the slr..
Can't... there no way that's going to work...
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      04-08-2011, 06:40 PM   #123
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Can't... there no way that's going to work...
do it like this.. i have faith in you

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do it like this.. i have faith in you

No no no.. ill burn myself every time I get in and out of the car.. plus that car is gutted... they have more space to work with.
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      04-08-2011, 06:58 PM   #125
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nice work so far, keep it up.
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When 2 car loves each other.. they do it... and this is wt comes out...
Lol this is where bimmer babies come from
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That's the most ghetto bodywork I have ever seen.
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      04-09-2011, 06:36 PM   #129
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That's the most ghetto bodywork I have ever seen.
All body work is like this... u just never see the process in between...
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All body work is like this... u just never see the process in between...
No, it's not. I worked at an auto body shop.
You don't use a soldering iron to "plastic weld" and fiberglass overlay.
The proper way would be using Lord Fusor or 3M Automix products for plastic adhesive and then an Evercoat polyester filler with finishing/glazing putty.
But carry on
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crazy lol
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No, it's not. I worked at an auto body shop.
You don't use a soldering iron to "plastic weld" and fiberglass overlay.
The proper way would be using Lord Fusor or 3M Automix products for plastic adhesive and then an Evercoat polyester filler with finishing/glazing putty.
But carry on
Like I said earlier..I don't have acess to those things.. I work with what I got.. I'm hardcore like that... diy style..

And this is custom shiet bro... not patching a little hole or crack like u do at ur body shop...
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