Restorations by Rick Kreuziger
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Posted - 10/08/2008 :  06:28:07  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Here's a series of pictures showing the repair of a heater box cover broken in the typical area where a passenger's foot breaks them.




A styrofoam block was carved to the basic shape and
a layer of clear plastic taped to it to provide a
rough form for the fiberglass repair.






Repaired area is primed with DPLF-90 epoxy primer.
An off white colored paint is dry brushed in a random
pattern to mimic the strands seen in the original material.



A "candy" translucent paint was created by mixing black,
orange & clear. This mixture is sprayed over the repair
area to blend the color and make the "imitation strands"
appear buried.
A final coat of satin clear finishes the job.





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