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    Fitting GRP side skirts *PLEASE HELP*

    Can someone please help me out here...

    I have just got a set of GRP side skirts now thay don't come with any fixings or instructions and are hollow now I can bond the top edge and self tap the sides but how do I suport the bottom ?

    Will I have to machine custom brackets ? If so do you have any pics I can look at even of simalar brackets/fixings ?

    Any info is good info please help...



    Thanks for your help

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    Have you tried asking the people you bought them from?

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    Just use a couple of flat bar brackets, and shape them to fit.
    Look under to see where you can attach them to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew
    Have you tried asking the people you bought them from?
    Yes but thay know as much as I do so that why im asking here.

    Also tried contacting PSG but no answer...


    Thanks M40COO was going to try someting like that..

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    Best bet would be to bond them to the car using Sikaflex, no drilling, no metal bashing and holds the part to the shape of the car perfectly

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    I heard you can use "no_more_nails_adhesive " Which I have.

    or is it best to use sikaflex if so how much does sikaflex cost £ ? ]

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    No Nail doesn't flex, which is important when bonding metal to plastic or fibreglass, as the materials expand at different rates AND the vibration is an issue on cars.

    Looking at about a tenner a tube for Sikaflex, should be more than enough with two tubes, get one and do one side and see how much you have left!

    BTW, the Sikaflex sticks like the proverbial SH1T to a blanket, be ready with a rag and some Celly thinners to get it off things!

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    Ah right Sikaflex it is then

    Thanks Steve..

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    Wouldnt it be better to bond the sills to the original sills cause if These are for a mk4 and are universal, you will other wise loose your weather strip at the bottom of the door.
    if its done right you should have a fit as good as factory, and ease of removal.

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