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Old 06-30-2020, 10:16 AM   #1
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Fender Flare Repair

I think SMBs are made for desert and mountains. I took mine into the jungle this weekend and lost the right rear fender flare (see photos of flare in place and damage). I think it is a Bushwacker fender flare, made of what looks like hard flexible plastic. I am thinking of repairing the flare, but not sure what with, as fiberglass or epoxy is not flexible. Any ideas on how repair the flare? There is substantial damage, but it is in one piece. Thanks!
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Old 06-30-2020, 10:48 AM   #2
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Drywall tape (adhesive backed mesh) across the crack and E6000 ("shoe goo" silicone) smeared all over the tape. I can't say I've used this method on a fender flair before, but it is the go-to repair for lexan rc car bodies that take a serious beating. That is, assuming you have the pieces that broke off.
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Old 06-30-2020, 12:04 PM   #3
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Drywall tape (adhesive backed mesh) across the crack and E6000 ("shoe goo" silicone) smeared all over the tape. I can't say I've used this method on a fender flair before, but it is the go-to repair for lexan rc car bodies that take a serious beating. That is, assuming you have the pieces that broke off.
That was the first thing that came to mind as well. I've been fairly impressed with Shoe Glue that i bought at Home Depot. Just finished the tube a week or so ago and can't remember if it was 3M or Permatex ...think it was the later.
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Ping 1der... he repaired some with some specific glue years ago and they were super strong.
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Old 06-30-2020, 03:46 PM   #5
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Just send him a private message on this forum.
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