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I have a JF resin body with a slight twist in it, can it  be staightened????  thanks for you help

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You can try soaking it in hot water to warm it up and then try and fix it.

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On ‎4‎/‎6‎/‎2018 at 5:00 PM, thatz4u said:

I have a JF resin body with a slight twist in it, can it  be staightened????  thanks for you help

Fill a large pot with tap water as hot as you can get it.  Dip the warped area into that for a few seconds, straighten it as you wish, then plunge it into an ice cold bath immediately while it's still hot.  If you have several areas that need work, start in the center of the car and work outward.  You may have to use a serving spoon to baste a small area.  When placing in cold water, allow it to sit for a minute or two.  Be sure to keep adding ice, as the water warms up quickly.  Never heat water from the stove; resins softens at a much lower temperature than butyrate plastic does, and it can get out of hand in less than a second.  Once it assumes the fetal position, it's toast.  When you're finished, it should hold its shape indefinitely.  Hope this helps.

Edited by luvzoldmopars

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