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Would i be able to make a template out sheetmetal and then fiberglass it and pop the fiberglass free from the sheet metal or will it stay put?
 

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You'll need some kind of release agent. like wax or spray pam (cooking spray)
 

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Ok here's a question, in my Jag I have a center console that needs to be modified because of the B&M shifter I'm using. Can I take the stock console out and make one out of fiberglass by laying the glass over the old console? I need to keep some of the switch holes and but move a few others. What would be the best way to do this. How many layers of glass would make a nice sturdy console. Would carbon fiber be a better choice?

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It is done that way all the time. Just need any old thing to make a mold out of and an old console is great. Cardboard, plaster, wood, styrene poster board, and modeling clay are commonly used to make molds. 4 layers of the hardware store fiberglass mat are plenty for a stand alone console or two should be enough if you are leaving the old one inside. Once hard, can bondo and sand it to a fine finish for paint or fairly smooth for upholstery.

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