I have one the is cracked the I"m walk to try and epoxy or plastic weld however it has a warp in it. No sure how the happened but it was cost-free and in pretty decent shape other than for the crack and warp.

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Hello, I gain back plastic muscle automobile grills, warped part you need heat and weight top top it. It is tough to define how to perform it yet I use a warm gun, warmth the component up till you feel the component is no super hard yet watch no to warm to lot then flatten by hand or use some weight.Some time you deserve to use load on the part and just warmth up the weight the works at some point to, but again perform not over warm or the weight may mark the part. Because that epoxy I would recommend "PC7" uncover it in many hardware stores, plastic welding is yes if you are really good at it, I have actually done it yet again carry out not over warm the part. The is it because that now just beware of just how much warm you space using. I have been grills currently for about 10 years and some time I could not fix some parts and also had to fabricate a new piece for the component I was functioning on. I hope this will assist you for what ever before you do.

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Thanks. I do have actually a warm gun and will be careful. Appreciate the response.


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Best means to straighten/flatten a dash is to ar it in the oven in between two item of glass, (with around 1# complete weight on top):"

1. Collection the range for 170º v the dash & glass in the middle, for about 20 minutes, (don"t open the cooktop until tomorrow). 

2. Raise range temperature to 180º for 10 minutes,

3. Progressive temperature to 190º because that 10 minutes,

4. Raise temperature come 200º for 10 minutes.

5. Progressive temperature come 210º and also hold the there for 30 minutes,

6. Closeup of the door off her oven and let the dash cool down all night, remove it in the morning.

The sides might be slightly wavy, but your dash will certainly be perfect flat.

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If you have any kind of deep nicks, broken-missing corners or should reposition/re-drill any kind of of the feet -- to fill in the area with "J B Weld, quick" then sand, cut, record or drill to gain the exactly shape. A black felt irreversible marker will complement your black color dash. To re-letter your dash, monitor this: http://www.mywheelhorse.com/models.php. To save your dash feather fresh and also like new, spray it with "Plastic Restorer" (like mothers or Meguiars), but after you have actually lettered the dash, this restorers the oil that have been shed over time. Once reinstalling, that is clever to location a really thin rubber washer at every mounting screw between the plastic dash and also metal stand, and then just tighten the screw 2-finger tight with lock-tire on the threads.