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    Greg try the fiberglass first... it's not that hard to do and it will look better. If you want to rent a mig welder I can weld them for you... let me know.
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    Fiberglass is the way to go for straight filler, it a pain if you never done it before and a bigger pain to sand, bondo really isnt design to fill gaps more then like a 1/4" deep. and on e a run that long, it would pop out in big pieces.

    Welding in filler pieces would be even better, done it before. altho some people, with a better hand at bondoing will spot weld, overlay piece to completely remove the body line.
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    well the gap can't be any more than 1/4" deep.
    probably less
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    you prolly be alright then unless someone bumped the car. a fiber glass would just help reinforce it more is all.

    if you didnt wont to deal with the mess of glass but wanted to make it strong, just low fill it with the glass with the pre mixed fibers in it, so you wont have to deal with sanding it and then finish it with bondo
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    If you use a pre-mixed short strand fiberglass it will be alright and the key here is to put it on and sand it out in thin coats. Iused short strand fiberglass in all of my body work. When I shaved the upper body line on my cabby that is all that was used also, there were times that those doors were slammed pretty hard and there was no cracking or falling out. If you are going to use Bondo then at least use the short strand fiberglass filler as the base filler against the bare metal, then go all out with the bondo.
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    FINE FUCKERS lol, I'll give it a shot with fiberglass first.
    That's just one more damn step that I have to do though.
    I'll just put a sticker on my door that says, if you slam it, you mud and paint it.
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    Update- Looks like the powerplant is going to be swapped out for something a little more fun as well
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    Quote Originally Posted by Giver View Post
    Update- Looks like the powerplant is going to be swapped out for something a little more fun as well
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    Quote Originally Posted by Giver View Post
    FINE FUCKERS lol, I'll give it a shot with fiberglass first.
    That's just one more damn step that I have to do though.
    I'll just put a sticker on my door that says, if you slam it, you mud and paint it.
    LOL fuck your lazy

    1.8T sounds fun
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    sorry, I meant fun and NA, and it doesn't have an oil pan that goes into the ground
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lava_A3 View Post
    1.8T sounds fun
    No, No, he didn't get a 1.8T... I know what he got! And I like it!
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    spill the beans ric. what greg getting?

    oil pans there optional
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    what else would a 2.0 junky use?
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    a 2.0T? or course
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    I say swap a 16 valve 2.0L in there
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    thats good or going to chip it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lava_A3 View Post
    thats good or going to chip it?
    C'mon Peter, you posted on the fast car ever sold earlier.

    Didn't you see Greg's post?

    which was this " "

    And Giver, you'll love the 16v 2.0. I had it on my MK2...

    I miss her

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    then the guy killed it
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    im slow today didnt put it together my bad
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    lol, that's ok, I have no idea to replace the engine, so you're still better off than me
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    At least you have all the parts for it, I think... Time to read Greg.
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    yup, luckily we have some pretty smart fellas when it comes to the old shit.
    Philbert and the angry midget have been helping with some advice.
    Definitely gonna need some help pulling the old engine and dropping in the new one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rictuga View Post
    At least you have all the parts for it, I think... Time to read Greg.
    reading whats that love to help ya, have no real experience with cars of that age
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    Congrats with the new power plant Greg When are you gonna do the swap? I say do it before the paint... never know how many tools gonna hit the bondo and break it off
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    Quote Originally Posted by Giver View Post
    yup, luckily we have some pretty smart fellas when it comes to the old shit.
    Philbert and the angry midget have been helping with some advice.
    Definitely gonna need some help pulling the old engine and dropping in the new one.
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    see the CAPS he used, that's angry if I've ever seen it
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    Shawn's always angry.........

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    I don't care about HIS car
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    ok, so I should have the donor car here over the next week finally for the engine.
    Need some suggestions on shit to get done prior to that.
    We all know that I'm not exactly mechanic of the year, so first step for me is to pull the engine in the cabby.
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