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#21 hotrod59f100

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 06:17 PM

Thanks for the tip I just used this method and gained about a 3scale inch wider fender for my Acura Nsx .

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 10:27 AM

Took a while to find this one, so I bumped it up after reading the 1/12th Camaro review

 

 

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 04:32 AM

im sad to say i didnt have the same level of success using this method...the car might still be salvageable, but at this point, im not betting that it can be...



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Posted 24 May 2013 - 07:34 PM

I had marginal success doing this. The fender seems to have been stronger than the horizontal body. Fender didn't widen but body caved. Yet I've seen this done effectively by others. I ended up adding a split to give the fender room to expand out, then fill the horizontal cut and the vertical split.



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Posted 25 May 2013 - 03:48 AM

Maybe thin the thickness of the plastic some before starting? The plastic around the wheel opening? It might give it a little more flex being thinner?

 

I haven't tried this yet so I'm just guesstimating.