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Old 01-20-2007, 09:50 PM   #1
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Here'* the first stage of a new gauge pod. Required me to learn fiberglassing. (Can be itchy stuff), and sand until ... yeah..I'm still not done sanding yet.

Started checking position
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Cut hud panel and laid some fiberglass
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Got the panel out of the car and did more glassing
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Flip over and glass the underside
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Start shaping by filling with more resin and kitty hair
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It'* soooo beautiful!
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Bondo time after some sanding of the glass

Hours and hours of sanding and more bondo later.....I painted it the wrong color because of not cleaning out a nozzle on the right color paint can. (can is wasted now)
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Remember...this is not the finished product... only the first look and it'* painted to show me lines/issues...

(Finish your pod or play with your monkey??? your choice j/k)
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WOW nice bill

i cant wait till its the finished one
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Looks really good, Bill!
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well boosty apparently you picked up fiberglass preety darn good
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Now the question is...add another to the right side or left...?
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Whew......nice......now I am convinced you have no life at all outside of working on your Bonne.
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I didn't want to see lines or not have it line up with the dash. As wilth all mods that I do for the interior, I aim for clean and whenever possible a stock look.
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Now the question is...add another to the right side or left...?
Left FTW! What I would do is extend the hud "hump" all the way to the left and put 2 gauges in.
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Wow that looks great! I love it! I agree with sonoma about the double left. What gage(*) is/are going in it?
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