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Old 09-11-2013, 06:44 AM   #1
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Well I was heading home from work the other day when a pickup pulling a empty trailer passed me. I got behind a slower car and went to go around it and got behind the the pickup. He was doing around 70 or so when he hit a bump, and a few rocks flew off and bounced off the nose of my car. When I got home I noticed one chip on the side of the headlight which I know how to fix. The other chips are on the plastic nose just under the headlight. It is about the half the size of a dime. That is the one I a not sure how to fix. When I get off work today I will get a picture of it and post it. Any ideas before that?
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Well I was heading home from work the other day when a pickup pulling a empty trailer passed me. I got behind a slower car and went to go around it and got behind the the pickup. He was doing around 70 or so when he hit a bump, and a few rocks flew off and bounced off the nose of my car. When I got home I noticed one chip on the side of the headlight which I know how to fix. The other chips are on the plastic nose just under the headlight. It is about the half the size of a dime. That is the one I a not sure how to fix. When I get off work today I will get a picture of it and post it. Any ideas before that?
Had a similar issue...I used an aggressive polish by hand to level it then touch up paint to fix it...and I monitor that area all the time...as that plastic tends to flex. That was my fix outside of full repaint.
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Had a similar issue...I used an aggressive polish by hand to level it then touch up paint to fix it...and I monitor that area all the time...as that plastic tends to flex. That was my fix outside of full repaint.
Thanks I will look at it better tonight and see what it will take to level it out.
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Thanks I will look at it better tonight and see what it will take to level it out.
Good luck...and sorry....
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Good luck...and sorry....
Thanks I have to figure out a removable clear front end bra. There has to be away to put it on while running the highways and take it off at shows.
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I have applied numerous clear bras on friends cars. It's a 3m spray that works like a charm. It's applied like plasti dip and dries well, works like a bra you would apply by hand.
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I have applied numerous clear bras on friends cars. It's a 3m spray that works like a charm. It's applied like plasti dip and dries well, works like a bra you would apply by hand.
I have seen that before I was hoping to have it removable and replaceable pretty easy. I will be trying this if I can't figure out something else.
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American muscle also has clear car bra's that are legit 3M vinyl. I had installed them two years ago when I first got my car an my car has zero rock chips after 25k miles. That spray stuff works well also! I spray it on the side so that way rubber from the track doesn't stick to the paint
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