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Old 11-08-2009, 09:53 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by k.civic.f4i View Post
very impressive indeed. what did you use the GREAT STUFF FOAM for?
Hi k.civic,

The Great Stuff foam has a limited use for my foam/fiberglass projects, since it's density is too low, and it can only be used to fill shallow areas, since it needs air contact to setup properly. The sunlight also causes it to change shape for what seems like several weeks as it stabilizes.

The foam was used to keep wheel well water out of the outside body panels on the rear wheel area. The Insight has the 'flare' that helps the air flow around the rear tire, and the plastic panel that provides this shape is hollow, and likes to collect water and debris.

I first put some large foam blocks in that area, to take up most of the volume, then filled in the remainder using the Great Stuff foam.

Jim.

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