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Old 02-12-2011, 02:27 PM
Zipzag Zipzag is offline
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"And in what shop did you learn this ?

you need to take the metal out first , those body lines are completely out , if your going to drill holes you might as well get a cheap little dent puller with a screw on the end , im sure you've seen them before .
Start by drilling a few holes around the outer edges then start pulling the dent out eventually drilling and pulling toward the center . Those kind of dents must be pulled from the inside edge eventually pulling out the center last the reason behind this if you dont it all starts to bind . Then after you've ll it out as much as possible you'll need to start taping the body lines back in getting the top edge and bottom edge of the rocker straight as possible . After your satisfied that you have it as good as you'll get it , grind it down to bare metal , why ? cause bondo is not made to be put over paint . only bare metal . it will shrink as it cures , its big time noticeable when put on paint you'll get what we call pancake edges . Next apply it as thick as possible so you can sand it to shape in one shot using 40 grit then 80 then 120-180 . Don't sand over the edges of the filler stay on top of it or else you will get valleys.
I recommend puttting a skim of fiberglass filler first . Us it the same way you use bondo .

I suggest you have a good look at my photo album too see what im talking about . I don't use more than a handle full of bondo when I fix a car or truck . The panel can be crushed like a tin can im still gonna praticaly no bondo to do the repair im not allowed to .

Alot of panels now are HSS steel you cant put bondo on them any more . Having a door panel , rocker , quarter with bondo on means that the air bag sensers are probably not sitting where there suppose to . If there in to far you will get airbag delay and it could be deadly or there might be small fractures in the steel , thats when I have to do a die test to see if the panel has to be replaced . and so on .

So don't pretend to know "

I assumed that taking it down to to the bare metal was infurred and he is having the dent pulled so thats taken care of so man dont bs me
i have done metal work on a 64+1/2 mustang and on my old 95 dodge dakota i dont have to pretend ive done it and i learned it with a guy who restores 64 mustangs all the time and i help him and his son do em
yes i may have not given the best instructions and you gave better but i had decent instructs and my bondo jobs havent given in yet in the 9 years since i did my first one im not tryen to be a smart alick im just saying

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i vote for #3 it will be way eisier and look better
wow you fixed 2 cars Im impressed , Sorry I wont BS you anymore. Next heavy I get in ill call them , lol

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Old 02-13-2011, 09:36 AM
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I assumed that taking it down to to the bare metal was infurred and he is having the dent pulled so thats taken care of so man dont bs me
i have done metal work on a 64+1/2 mustang and on my old 95 dodge dakota i dont have to pretend ive done it and i learned it with a guy who restores 64 mustangs all the time and i help him and his son do em
yes i may have not given the best instructions and you gave better but i had decent instructs and my bondo jobs havent given in yet in the 9 years since i did my first one im not tryen to be a smart alick im just saying

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i vote for #3 it will be way eisier and look better[/QUOTE]


t is bretty simple to do bondo work
first prep the area you are gonna bondo drill some holes in the part you are gonna bondo to give the bondo somthing to stick to and also take a razor blade and scratch the crap outta the area.
Next take your bondo and apply it in thin layers i reccomend doing it in the garage with fans venting the garage and also pointed at the bondo to help it dry faster just coat it enough to be level with the paint.




Yep your a real pro alright ! LMFAO
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Old 02-13-2011, 06:53 PM
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ok what ever it wont matter wether i admit i am half wrong or not like i did in my upper posts your just gonna chew my ass out anyway
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Old 02-19-2011, 08:19 AM
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ok what ever it wont matter wether i admit i am half wrong or not like i did in my upper posts your just gonna chew my ass out anyway

I apologize . I shouldn't have done that . I do this professionally and sometimes get carried away . Ive turned down jobs at restoration shops many times . The offers are always for Foreman's positions . And they all say the same thing , you can teach ! And in my trade its usually apprentices that are restoring cars . And one apprintace will make me pull my hair out , can you imagine a shop full of them
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Old 02-19-2011, 08:43 AM
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i think you should do the whole bottom trim
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Old 02-19-2011, 08:56 AM
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I see I understand I was being stupid too lol
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