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Old 02-11-2013, 04:51 PM
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Post Fiberglass & bondo for skim coating?

Originally Posted by 72chevyelcamino View Post
i have been using fiberglass on big rust areas after i cover area with sheet metal and pop rivets does metal under fibglass rust?
You cant use fiberglass to patch metal. I cant tell you how many cars ive restored that the fiberglass has de-laminated from the metal. There two different substrates that expand and contract at different rates also causing body filler to eventually crack.
My advise would be to have a competent metal man do the patch for you, Please dont destroy a car by using pop rivets. thats the kind of workmanship that everyone always shakes their head at and laughs. Its not a way to repair a car that you actually like.
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