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Old June 24th, 2008, 07:00 PM   #1
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Default Urethaning (or glueing) vehicle trim ????

I don't know anything about this, but I have seen the after effects of fixing broken car/truck plastic trim/bumper pieces and you can't even tell it was broke. Anybody have any experience with this?

Reason I ask for info on how to do this, I recently got an older Contour SVT and one of the rocker panel skirts is broke and I'd like to fix it but don't know where to start. Thanks.
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Old June 24th, 2008, 07:08 PM   #2
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check with an auto painters supplie for the correct glues. bumpers vary as do fiberglass panels. theres a bunch of stuff out there to use.
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So I take it the goal is to look good as new?

If not I can offer some suggestions. From a distance of about 20 feet it looked fine but up close you could tell. I used a two part epoxy and a few small holes with paperclips to hold it until the epoxy set. I groved it and just left the bent clips in place and painted with a color match paint. This was on the front facia of a grand am.
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Yea a two part repair product is what you need. Or the urethane will be a cheaper way to do it also, it will take longer to set up. You can get the quick set stuff also.
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So, i need to go to an auto paint store?
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