REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS USING FIBER GLASS MATERIAL
Figure 8. - V-Groove
Remove flaky edges and feather the painted surface
back about 1/2 inch beyond the damaged area by
sandpaper (Figure 9).
Figure 9. - Surface Preparation
Clean the area with a dry cloth or air.
Mask off the undamaged surface, leaving a working
area of approximately 5 inches surrounding the repair
area (Figure 10).
Following the manufacturers instructions, mix enough
body filler to re-establish the surface (Figure 11).
CAUTION - MIX FILLER ON FORMICA, TEFLON OR
OTHER HARD SURFACE. DO NOT WORK ON A
POROUS SURFACE SUCH AS CARDBOARD.
Figure 10. - Masking Undamaged Area
Figure 11. - Preparing Body Filler
Apply and spread filler with a plastic squeegee
making sure to remove large air bubbles (Figure 12).
NOTE - Allow filler to extend above original
surface to allow for shrinkage.
Figure 12 . - Applying Body Filler