Although it is long I purposely left segments a little lengthy. This type of work is time consuming but is not too difficult especially if you are used to working with tools. Some of the steps are messy but the mess goes away fast as the project progresses.
There are a few approaches to this type of work and there can be many choices to make concerning which products to use like adhesives and paints. I will go over the processes in the video and some alternate ones as well.
Most of all donít let any of this work intimidate you. After taking apart and drying out any repair area you will usually get a clue of how the damage started and can remedy the cause of damage insuring yourself that your repair efforts are well worth the time and effort.
Be safe; protect your body and the environment. Read all labels and information that comes with your materials and tools.
All times are approximate.
|0hr:05min||Disassembly moldings, windows doors compartment doors|
|0hr:12min||Disassemble lower sidewall molding|
|0hr:20min||Marking out, skin removal, cutting|
|0hr:25min||Masking and transfer template paper|
|0hr:29min||Transfer opening dimensions to the template|
|0hr:39min||Continue skin removal|
|0hr:44min||Scraping materials from foam substrate|
|0hr:51min||Starting repair requiring finish repair|
|0hr:56min||Good look at lapping the repair materials|
|0hr:58min||Making a heat tunnel for drying|
|0hr:59min||Forcing epoxy into delam area|
|0hr:59min||Using conversion coating|
|1hr:15min||Working with fiberglass reinforced plastic|
|1hr:22min||Transferring sidewall opening lines|
|1hr:27min||Invisible seaming section repair|
|1hr:30min||Cutting out openings|
|1hr:36min||Back to invisible seaming|
|1hr:57min||Using seam sealer under feature strip molding area|
|1hr:59min||Sealing technique for reassembling compartment doors|
|2hr:05min||Installing the feature strip|
|2hr:10min||Hanging front lower cap|
|2hr:13min||Prep for painting|
|2hr:19min||Painting and texturing|
|2hr:24min||Caulking & sealing|
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