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Mark_ab
07-15-2003, 10:18 PM
Anyone have any good links on some "how to's" to make fiberglass door pods? Please and thanks guys.

MikeofTulsa
07-15-2003, 10:33 PM
Anyone have any good links on some "how to's" to make fiberglass door pods? Please and thanks guys.

www.carsound.com 's fabrication message board....very helpfull people on there.....

ramos
07-17-2003, 08:17 AM
Alpine has some pretty informative pictures of the RSX

http://www.alpine-usa.com/html/D2_n_1_n_n.html

Mark_ab
07-17-2003, 11:37 PM
Alpine has some pretty informative pictures of the RSX

http://www.alpine-usa.com/html/D2_n_1_n_n.html

True, but I don't want to construct a new door...just half of one :)
Any tips/advice Ramos?

ramos
07-18-2003, 06:34 AM
It works pretty much the same. Just make sure the pods don't interfere with the window cranks or anything. Make sure they don't stick out to far and interefere with your driving. When you go to attach the panels. I found that 2 part epoxy plastic adhesive works very well for attaching fiberglass to plastic. It keeps you from having to drill all the holes in the plastic to get the resin to hold to the soft plastic. Other than that, draw everything out on paper before hand. make yourself sure of what your doing before hand. And buy alot of sandpaper :D A wise man once said "fail to plan , plan to fail. :)

Mark_ab
07-21-2003, 01:30 AM
It works pretty much the same. Just make sure the pods don't interfere with the window cranks or anything. Make sure they don't stick out to far and interefere with your driving. When you go to attach the panels. I found that 2 part epoxy plastic adhesive works very well for attaching fiberglass to plastic. It keeps you from having to drill all the holes in the plastic to get the resin to hold to the soft plastic. Other than that, draw everything out on paper before hand. make yourself sure of what your doing before hand. And buy alot of sandpaper :D A wise man once said "fail to plan , plan to fail. :)

Oh, I have more sandpaper than I can shake a stick at. I've fiberglassed everything but a door, and since it's a demo car, I don't want to screw it up :)
I've seen some pictures where the person stapled fleece right to the door and built it up from there. What do you think?

captainobvious!
07-21-2003, 11:29 AM
That will work as well
You could cut your baffles and secure them in place with screws to the door. Then stretch your fleece/fabric over the baffles and staple it to the door. Then start fiberglassin away. I'm actually going to bebuilding the doors in my truck soon as well. =P

Need to put some IDQ8dvc's in there, and my Diamond 3-way HEX's in the corners of the dash...now THATS going to be a fiberglassing project !!

Good Luck bro !

ramos
07-22-2003, 01:10 PM
Yeah that way works. I'm just from the old school man. :D That and I build golf clubs for a few local pro shops on the side. So I have a lot of epoxy glue laying around :D It comes in handy. :)

MXJMR
07-23-2003, 03:51 PM
www.sounddomain.com/id/jeep98 (http://www.sounddomain.com/id/jeep98)

ramos
07-23-2003, 04:40 PM
www.sounddomain.com/id/jeep98 (http://www.sounddomain.com/id/jeep98)


I wanted mike's thunderbird something fierce man. :)