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Fiberglass parts have inherent blemishes from the manufacturing process.
(Problem) Pin Holes -
(The fix) Polyester Primer -
After a good coat of poly primer, your pin holes should be gone. After sanding you will need to re prime with a good 2K primer. Polyester Primer cannot be painted over!
(Problem) Blisters -
(The Fix) Cut Them Out -
(Problem) Cracks -
(The Fix) V-
(Problem) Bolt Holes to Close to Edge -
(The Fix) Building Tabs -
Ok, there you have it, the most common problems you will run into when buying body kits and going through the installation process. We hope it helps you understand when they say “Body Kits are never bolt on”. By definition, bolt on means just go through the install without any fabrication or modification.
Extremely high build, powders up nice when sanding, but CAN NOT BE PAINTED OVER! You must prime as normal or use a sealer coat before painting. Tip: Pin holes can be dotted in with remaining gun primer to fill holes :)
The Fix? Dig them out and fill with FiberTech…
Cracks are common and usually caused when air pressure is used to release parts from the mold, they are typically in the Gel Coat as it flexes under pressure…