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Cajundude
08-14-2005, 08:51 PM
Ok, thought I was gonna have a problem with the lycra spandex material I used but I think I will be alright now. I will reinforce the inside when my Cabosil comes tomorrow with resin, cabosil and strands mixture.

Over all, I am happy with the project so far. I am building two of these, one for each side that will hold to JL 10w6v2s powered by a JL 1000/1. I just picked up a set of Focal 165K2Ps that will be powered by a JL 300/2.

I will get a different material to fleece the other side to make myself have less body work because I want to fill em out and paint them. I am going to use Rage Gold for the filler. This stuff is good filler right? Thanks! BTW, I haven't even started sanding yet, this is raw box.

http://www.cajundude.com/box1.JPG
http://www.cajundude.com/box2.JPG
http://www.cajundude.com/box3.JPG
http://www.cajundude.com/box4.JPG
http://www.cajundude.com/box5.JPG
http://www.cajundude.com/box6.JPG
http://www.cajundude.com/box7.JPG
http://www.cajundude.com/box9.JPG
http://www.cajundude.com/box10.JPG

Cajundude
08-14-2005, 08:51 PM
http://www.cajundude.com/box11.JPG
http://www.cajundude.com/box12.JPG
http://www.cajundude.com/box13.JPG
http://www.cajundude.com/box14.JPG
http://www.cajundude.com/box15.JPG

ilaydit
08-14-2005, 08:54 PM
Lookin real good. Im about to start my first fiberglass project. keep us updated

Stros
08-14-2005, 08:55 PM
What kind of Car is that sitting in?

Looks Good, Nice Job so far

JAZN
08-14-2005, 09:06 PM
neat stuff.

Cajundude
08-14-2005, 09:07 PM
What kind of Car is that sitting in?

Looks Good, Nice Job so far

02 Vette:naughty: Thanks!

theCybe
08-14-2005, 09:10 PM
Cover your plate. :)

Cajundude
08-14-2005, 09:15 PM
Cover your plate. :)

Thanks! Not too worried, if they can get pass my home alarm, clifford alarm 2 kill switches, dog, and 9mm, they can have the car. It's insured. Deleted the pic anyway, so thanks again!:toast:

ss3079
08-14-2005, 09:25 PM
02 Vette:naughty:

Very nice :D

Enclosure is looking nice as well - gives me an idea for my next enclosure. Right now I have a little bit of a problem with it slipping out of where it's supposed to sit, but if I 'glass down like you did I could gain airspace and not have it move around :)

94CamryBumpin
08-14-2005, 09:33 PM
man why did u have to put good equipment in such a crappy car...:rolleyes: **** nice job on the FG...are u gonna match the paint to the body?

req
08-14-2005, 09:37 PM
i like it alot so far.

make sure you fill in those wrinkles though :D

Cajundude
08-14-2005, 09:40 PM
man why did u have to put good equipment in such a crappy car...:rolleyes: **** nice job on the FG...are u gonna match the paint to the body?

Yes, paint Millennium Yellow to match. Hmmmmmm, you must be a Ford guy, but just to let you know, so am I! Vette, Mustang, hell I like 'em all just as long as they go fast or you can make them go fast.

Cajundude
08-14-2005, 09:41 PM
i like it alot so far.

make sure you fill in those wrinkles though :D


Yes sir, those are the wrinkles I was beeeching about in another thread. I will probalby get some two part epoxy and level them out. Then start adding the body filler.

94CamryBumpin
08-14-2005, 11:24 PM
Yes, paint Millennium Yellow to match. Hmmmmmm, you must be a Ford guy, but just to let you know, so am I! Vette, Mustang, hell I like 'em all just as long as they go fast or you can make them go fast.

naw man...i was just playin...02 vette is a d*mn nice car...

req
08-14-2005, 11:59 PM
Yes sir, those are the wrinkles I was beeeching about in another thread. I will probalby get some two part epoxy and level them out. Then start adding the body filler.

dont even bother with the epoxy. just mix up some quality bodyfiller (rage gold?) and throw it on with a credit card, or body spreader.

id sand the whole thing with some 60, and clean in off before i add ANY bodyfiller though. id also fill the inside with resin\fumed silica before i did anything to the outside (dont wanna have to re-sand any drips :p: )

lookin promising though!

fo0manchu
08-15-2005, 03:04 AM
Good Job! :thumbupw:

How many layers of f/g is that?

Cajundude
08-15-2005, 06:34 AM
Good Job! :thumbupw:

How many layers of f/g is that?

Around 10! Since this is my first work with glass ever, I have no idea how strong it should be so I wanted to make sure.


dont even bother with the epoxy. just mix up some quality bodyfiller (rage gold?) and throw it on with a credit card, or body spreader.

id sand the whole thing with some 60, and clean in off before i add ANY bodyfiller though. id also fill the inside with resin\fumed silica before i did anything to the outside (dont wanna have to re-sand any drips )

lookin promising though!

I am planning on doing the resin/filler with some added strands as well before I do the outside for sure. Do you think I should cut out the wrinkles and lay something over to get it a little more smooth? Or should the puddy work fine? The wrinkles are around 1/8" to 1/4" deep.

Buckshot
08-15-2005, 04:13 PM
Around 10! Since this is my first work with glass ever, I have no idea how strong it should be so I wanted to make sure.



I am planning on doing the resin/filler with some added strands as well before I do the outside for sure. Do you think I should cut out the wrinkles and lay something over to get it a little more smooth? Or should the puddy work fine? The wrinkles are around 1/8" to 1/4" deep.

If you feel that the body filler may not hold, which I think your fear is very possible, then you can use somthing called kittyhair, or duraglass, its bodyfiller with strands mixed in and is much stronger then just body filler....