Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 12

Thread: smooth petrol cap help

  
  1. #1
    Status
    Offline
    MeasorPaul's Avatar
    AOC Obsessed
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Hartlepool
    Posts
    3,198
    Mentioned in
    5 Post(s)
    Quoted
    2 Post(s)

    smooth petrol cap help

    Tried to do this myself twice now and my god it looks crap, all the filler has sunk after its dried and each time i fill it does the same...

    i have a standard cap here and wondering if anyone who has done one before could help me out, either give me detailed instructions or could do me one if i supply everything and pay for postage, ill get it painted just need a good job doing of it

    pm me and we will sort something out

    cheers
    Astra Coupe Turbo
    Custom Stage 3.5 330bhp 340ft lb VXR Pop Bang Map with Ignition Cut Limiter

  2. #2
    Status
    Offline
    LordNikon's Avatar
    AOC Gold Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Posts
    18,952
    Mentioned in
    0 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    Plastic weld for the win

    I did one, never got time to fit it though.

  3. #3
    Status
    Offline
    bucky's Avatar
    AOC Obsessed
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Posts
    1,179
    Mentioned in
    0 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    as in smooth off the finger pully thingy bobby?? like mine?
    i just attacked it with a dremel and sanded down till smooth then plastic primered and painted:
    crap pic but you get the idea

  4. #4
    Status
    Offline
    SWC_Scotty's Avatar
    AOC Obsessed
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Posts
    1,170
    Mentioned in
    0 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    indeed ^^ what LN said.

    Fill the big bit with plkastic weld and sand it back as bast as possible, then give a very light skim of filler if needed

  5. #5
    Status
    Offline
    MeasorPaul's Avatar
    AOC Obsessed
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Hartlepool
    Posts
    3,198
    Mentioned in
    5 Post(s)
    Quoted
    2 Post(s)
    LN it for sale?
    Astra Coupe Turbo
    Custom Stage 3.5 330bhp 340ft lb VXR Pop Bang Map with Ignition Cut Limiter

  6. #6
    Status
    Offline
    LordNikon's Avatar
    AOC Gold Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Posts
    18,952
    Mentioned in
    0 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by measorpaul View Post
    LN it for sale?
    Binned it dude about 2 weeks ago. It was painted Arden so would have needed redoing anyways - sorry

  7. #7
    Status
    Offline
    MeasorPaul's Avatar
    AOC Obsessed
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Hartlepool
    Posts
    3,198
    Mentioned in
    5 Post(s)
    Quoted
    2 Post(s)
    anyone help me out then pleeeeease?
    Astra Coupe Turbo
    Custom Stage 3.5 330bhp 340ft lb VXR Pop Bang Map with Ignition Cut Limiter

  8. #8
    Status
    Offline
    buster's Avatar
    AOC Obsessed
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    1,368
    Mentioned in
    0 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    ISOPON Bumper Fill

    any good ??
    1.8 16v 99 T plate.

  9. #9
    Status
    Offline
    Paul's Avatar
    Ex-Astra Owner
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Posts
    12,861
    Mentioned in
    0 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    Also interested on how to do this.

  10. #10
    Status
    Offline
    MeasorPaul's Avatar
    AOC Obsessed
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Hartlepool
    Posts
    3,198
    Mentioned in
    5 Post(s)
    Quoted
    2 Post(s)
    some one must be able to help, what you use to remove the lip and what you use etc etc
    Astra Coupe Turbo
    Custom Stage 3.5 330bhp 340ft lb VXR Pop Bang Map with Ignition Cut Limiter

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. smooth or semi smooth?
    By m4tt29 in forum Astra Discussion & Chat
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 13-04-2011, 19:58

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •