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Old 10-27-2009, 03:56 PM
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Fabricating a Fiberglass Hood scoop?

I have a 1965 mustang that I would like to put a shelby gt 350 style hood scoop on. I've been wanting to fabricate something out of fiberglass for a while and i think that the gt 350 hood scoop design seems pretty straightforward. Any idea where i can find dimensions on it? Also what are a few pointers for fabbing something like this up for the first time?

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Did you know you could form your plug or mold with potters clay and then simply cover in fiberglass cloth soaked in resin.
Use a epoxy resin so you can add to your project when adjustments are needed. Regular resin won't stick to regular resin after it is cured...

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keep it under a wet towel so it doesn't dry out till your happy
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You can also shape your plug out of hard foam and coat it prior to laying your glass down. Once it is cured you just rinse the foam with gas. This is not your best choice though for a quality piece. The clay would probably work real nicely if you take the time and get it smooth. Milo, would you need to use a mold release agent on your clay plug?
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