Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - View Single Post - Thinking out loud about adhesives
View Single Post
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 11-21-2008, 05:35 AM
baddbob baddbob is offline
Last photo:
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 3,706
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
No durability problems and the only drawbacks is if not done properly you could see a ghost line where your seam is when there's temperature changes and also there is limited adjustability (hammer&dolly work) that you can do after the cure. Spend the time to fit it properly before bonding the parts! Often times when the car sets in the sun a faint line will appear then dissappear when it cools. There are ways to avoid this though and you should fit the panels so there's some room for a fiberglass reinforced filler over the seam. Also grind the patch panel edge to a knife edge taper and have 1" of overlap for the bondline. Go to Fusor's website for some good technical info. And with a lifetime guarantee it makes sense to use it in many situations.
Reply With Quote