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    I'm getting used to this now...

    More damage to the front...



    To be honest, I don't think it ever got repaired properly the first time round,

    Today however I used proper fibreglass and matting for the first time and was surprised how easy it is to work with.

    After the fibreglass I used some p38:


    Then smoothed it off:



    And also took the opportunity to deal with the remaining cracks from Operation Pigeon:



    Have gone over it with primer this evening, and will commence with the paint tomorrow morning at the crack of dawn.

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    Nice one matey... now please, whatever you do, steer clear of kerbs and wildlife!

    Ooh yeah, you thought of shoving some mesh in the scoops?
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    thats the only thing with fibreglass body kit. did you drill out the end off the cracks to stop the recracking??

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    Quote Originally Posted by pete-gsi View Post
    thats the only thing with fibreglass body kit. did you drill out the end off the cracks to stop the recracking??
    Yeah, I get the dremmel on it, cut out some quite big holes to get rid of any tatty bits and put small drill holes either side of the cracks before I fibreglassed it. ( saw that tip in Total Vauxhall a year ago )

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    Ouch, what happened this time mate?

    Good you can repair and spray it yourself mate

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tangoid View Post
    Nice one matey... now please, whatever you do, steer clear of kerbs and wildlife!

    Ooh yeah, you thought of shoving some mesh in the scoops?
    Ha ha. thinking of fitting a front facing camera to help with tight corners,

    Mesh eh? got some lying around here somewhere, will have to see if the holes are small enough...

    Good idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by buckle View Post
    Ouch, what happened this time mate?
    Nothing unusual, just a day in the life for me and my plough


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    Good you can repair and spray it yourself mate
    erm.... I wouldn't say that I CAN repair and spray it myself, at least not to a professional standard, but I'll have a bloody good go.

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    You need some of this
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sami View Post
    You need some of this
    or one of these:

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    Those headlights look quite mean...
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