Bondoe ??????? - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Body - Exterior
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 01-13-2007, 07:51 PM
steve t's Avatar
ex biker, now hotrodder
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: NC
Age: 64
Posts: 863
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Bondoe ???????

how much is too much bondoe in thickness, can you bondo over old bondoe . if paint is removed to build up surface from old 5 year job

    Advertisement
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 01-13-2007, 08:19 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: So Cal
Posts: 128
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Bondoe???????

Yeah Crackin Up here . Not too be Smart aleck ? But it's Bondo . Roughly 1/8th of an Inch is Acceptable 1/16th is preferd . But Ive Easily seen it Go At 1/4 in deep . Now on issue of Bondo over Bondo <<, Problem with this is that you do not know what's underneath . reccomended that you remove it too see extent of Damage underneath . Cancer could be growing underneath of the Old repair and you need too know too What extent . Along with there is no way of telling how Deep the Fill is . Too thick and Too large . Can Cause Bondo filler repairs too Crack and or even fall off . <<< dont wanna Putt a 6,000 Dollar paint job on something that will ruin it in just a year or 2 or less . Even a 600 Dollar Paint job ? If it only last 3 months Until an old repair Causes a Crack and or Blemish . Really kinda Reflects the Ideaology you cant build a House on sand . Needs a Proper foundation , or your Efforts are in Vane ! Urge you too not be lazy and remove all old repair . Start Over with a Fresh repair . Not Too say that if It's Just a minor Spot repair that I wouldnt Go with Old repair ? Just kinda depends on What it is ? How much is going intoo the Car ? How old is the Repair << Guestimate by Present paint Job , And, We talkin a Hay Wagon and or A Royal Carriage ? Best In my Opinion tho too Remove Old repair's Generally Speaking . If for no other reason than too examine for Cancer . Rust never Sleep's ! Sean
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 01-13-2007, 08:20 PM
BigMike
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Battle Creek, Michigan
Age: 28
Posts: 44
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
you dont want more then 1/8th of an inch of bondo. you can use more then that but you might have problems down the line. mike
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 01-13-2007, 08:47 PM
xntrik's Avatar
Save a horse, Ride a Cowboy.
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Arkansas
Posts: 5,131
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
1/16. Do the sheet metal work required.
Never bondo over old bondo. Grind it out and start over.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 01-15-2007, 11:41 PM
HeavyD10000's Avatar
Registered User
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Southern Alberta, Canada
Age: 42
Posts: 5
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I know some guys that did stupid stuff. I had an old bronco and it had cancer over the rear wheel wells and tail gate.
The guy before me put duct tape behind the bondo as a form, and he put bondo on thick over half an inch , in the wheel wells and tail gate. Than he painted it. It looked good for about 3 months, and then one day the whole piece of bondo fell out and had to fix it again, yes he did listen the second time and welded in patch panels, and painted it again.
Live and learn.
__________________
:evil:
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Body - Exterior posts with photos

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:46 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.