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Old 04-11-2014, 03:49 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Thanks Daox!

yes I got spray paint and bondo ready to go!

Just finishing up the edges and final shape. I spent 3 weeks sanding down bondo on my previous grill block . This time, the base resin layer is already pretty smooth, so I shouldn't need as much bondo this time around.

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Old 04-25-2014, 10:35 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Finished!

Finished!

I got a small bonus at work so I splurged on a power rotary sander. Cut down sanding time by 90%. Now I can get the smoothness I've always wanted.





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This looks very nice sir! Well done!
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Looking forward to seeing it installed!
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Pictures as promised!
The edges still don’t sit as flush as I’d like. Maybe the fiberglass/resin warps over time as I keep sanding? I tried putting a heat gun on the edges and clamping it down. Then as it cools, it sits more flush again. But for some reason, over time, the edges start flaring up again. That’s why I decided to move the mounting holes to even farther to the edges. However, im very pleased on how smooth the “face” came out.





I’m thinking of Plastidipping the Ecomodder logo in the middle 


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It's looking REALLY good!!! I like the idea of putting the ecomodder logo on the Subaru logo!

Is that an air outlet on the fender right in front of the wheel? The reason why I'm asking is because you blocked off the lower corners of the bumper, which I would imagine is where air is allowed to go through into the air outlets on the other side. Maybe it's better to leave it open and use the block to guide the air into that outlet???
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It's looking REALLY good!!! I like the idea of putting the ecomodder logo on the Subaru logo!

Is that an air outlet on the fender right in front of the wheel? The reason why I'm asking is because you blocked off the lower corners of the bumper, which I would imagine is where air is allowed to go through into the air outlets on the other side. Maybe it's better to leave it open and use the block to guide the air into that outlet???
The lower corners is actually where the fog lights (optional) go, otherwise, its just a "fake" grill down there with no openings for airflow.

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