looking for bodywork help

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  1. 94yellow50

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    So I bought the Scott rod Fab panels for in front of strut towers. Awesome pieces now that they've got here great quality. My question is what should I use as filler to smooth out after they are welded in. I will also be filling small holes n dimples in strut towers and core support. I want to be able to smooth everything out n have it look good. Then the bay will be painted to match. Thanks for any input
     
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    I really like EverCoat Metal Glaze for filling small stuff. It's really easy to mix and sand. Just be sure to rough up the surface well so it sticks.

    For larger, deeper filling, I use Mar-Glass. It's difficult to work with but is reinforced so it doesn't crack. I get it close with this, and then finalize with the Metal Glaze.
     
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    I have two types I use the first and the strongest is a fiberglass reinforced filler that I use first to fill and get my shape.

    http://pivco.net/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2_13&products_id=501

    After that I use a light weight filler as a skim coat before finally a high build sprayable primer to feather it out.

    http://pivco.net/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2_11&products_id=486

    Pivco is local too me and they have been a good small-town local source for automotive bodywork supplies for I think 30 yrs now so I went in there and asked what he recommended and this was it. They do ship and have all the supplies you would need.
     
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    Cool thanks guys I will look into both options. I test fit the passenger side panel today and even unpainted and just setting in there it is gonna look so much better.
     
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    Make sure you take pics of the progress!
     
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    I am in the middle of doing mine now and yes they make a big difference.
     
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    I test fit the passenger side yesterday and today I got the fuse box moved into the front fender where the horn used to mount...was a pain removing all the wires from.the panel but didn't have to extend anything. That alone cleared up a lot now all I have left is my msd box on the driver side which I'm going to mount flat on that side once the panel is in. Battery is already in the trunk. I'm at work the rest of the night but will get some pics up tomorrow
     
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    Here's some pictures...haven't really worked on much the past few days tho.[​IMG][/URL][/IMG]

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    [​IMG]. Got both panels in today for test figment. Welding tomorrow
     
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    [​IMG][/URL][/IMG] Got both panels in today for test figment. Welding tomorrow
     
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    Finally got some progress on the car, after a recent house purchase. Been crazy busy on other stuff..but it's coming along.soon as I can figure out how to get photos posted from phone I'll have more up
     
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    Filler is your only way to go when looking for that outcome


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    That engine bay looks great so far, that motor is going to look right at home sitting in there. Keep up the good work!
     
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    Well got the color n clear put down today, turned out pretty decent.

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    I like that! Very nice.
     
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    Making progress..now the reassembly begins. Having to be much more careful now than when I took it apart. Surprisingly only scratched one spot putting it in, set it with the driver side header bolted up. Amd the scratch didn't even come from the motor. My fumba$$ dropped an extension..oh well. Touch up paint will work. It's just an engine bay after all lol

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    That looks great.