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Old 06-05-2008, 10:17 AM   #11 (permalink)
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this is the same process im using , its ends up suprisingly strong ... and if you really need strength just carve your shape and fiberglassover it for super strong forms..

This is very easy to do .. Howebver i can tell you a few tips..

1 spray can foam has a tendency to shrink.. in the last part of its curing proces it shrinks up by like 5% so if you filled a gap.. it may unfill when it cures.. this can easly be fixe3d bu doing a second fill of foam after the majority of the foamis finalized.. this second application also fills in any large pockets ofair that form from the spray foram.. Otherthan that , sand it down and smooth it with bondo or fiberglass over it and your got a great light method to sculpt your car.

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Old 06-05-2008, 10:31 AM   #12 (permalink)
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however this guy may have been going for gas milage, lookat how far he re geared by shanging tire size...
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Old 06-05-2008, 01:48 PM   #13 (permalink)
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wow..... that is hideous
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The people who start a bodykit install and the people who end up with the car one color is about a 1:200 ratio in so cal. See that guy isn't even in America. Fiberglassing: Yet another neat skill I never took the time to aquire in my younger car modding days.
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the car or the coat?
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I tried this method to make a snug fit grill block. I used Home depot spray foam, it didn't cure hard enough to shape. I think this is a good method though. I am going to give it another shot when I get the chance.
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I tried this method to make a snug fit grill block. I used Home depot spray foam, it didn't cure hard enough to shape. I think this is a good method though. I am going to give it another shot when I get the chance.
im doing that tomorrow on my civic, i will be doing the grill block and filling the fog light areas (i dont have fog lights) but i will be making them removable and held on by double sided tape.

what did you use to try to sculpt, i am going to use a small saw and a grating type planer (an art student recomended that so i will try it)

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