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Old 01-11-2010, 09:39 PM
Buddythetruck Buddythetruck is offline
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Originally Posted by earnbud View Post
Well i went by the junkyard today , and they had some parts , but the biggest thing is i cant find the stx bumper anywere unless i spend alot , so im thinkin im gonna try to make the extra pieces that stick out and everything out of fiberglass and mold it on , hopefully it will work , well just letting you know and in the next few days im gonna take alot of pics and put a post up on the projects section , hopefully all goes well and i dont spend to much money
Molding fiberglass to chrome? I wouldn't try it. Your best bet would be to cover the entire bumper with a release agent and make yourself a bumper cover. I have thought a few times about making myself a bumper cover with a much more agressive look and have so far decided not to because of the difficulty of it.
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:30 PM
earnbud earnbud is offline
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yeah i figured i probably have to make a full fiberglass mold of my current bumper and then from that fiberglass mold shape it the way i want e, at least this way i know it will fit back on with no problems but gonna be alot of adding and cutting for bigger holes ect unless someone know were i can either get a stx bumper cheap or something that looks similiar without havin to modify alot , got my mechanical problems pretty much fixed so now as soon as i can get some extra money im gonna get started but one thing i got im addin is a new instrument cluster that has an rpm guage so its looks nice and stock and use some orange transparent paint so the dash will be orange at night and gonna try to do that on the radio buttons so everythin matches

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