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Re: Messed up Steering Wheel (with pics) --plz help me-- :(

[quote author=ForestGrump link=topic=136143.msg2935795#msg2935795 date=1234579398]
Now i see why just scratching/pulling at the emblem wouldn't work.
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no no do it. its fun :D


.... (this sucks so much)
 

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Re: Messed up Steering Wheel (with pics) --plz help me-- :(

ya i used bondo, its not that much, i just sandedit all down and applied a lil more... so far so good? why?
 

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Re: Messed up Steering Wheel (with pics) --plz help me-- :(

[quote author=MZR23MZ3 link=topic=136143.msg2935993#msg2935993 date=1234585936]
bondo likes to chip and crack, especially through temp changes if applied more than 1/4 inch
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even if its sanded down so theres very little....
temps not changing ( while im doing it ) ( bondoed/sanded/siting overnight in a climate controlled area)

i just put another glob of it on and will be sanding it down  just so even it out  cover some patches and what not.

any long term reason not to use bondo?







(if i can get this nice looking and get that batman M in there i must say its gunna look so sexy)
(a nice black wheel with a chrome dark red painted batmanized M) ;)
 

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Re: Messed up Steering Wheel (with pics) --plz help me-- :(

[quote author=MZR23MZ3 link=topic=136143.msg2936013#msg2936013 date=1234587025]
might want to spread a thin coat to cover the pattern in the plastic. so it doesent look so obvious
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yup was alrdy thinking about that just putting enought on the cove the grooves n re paint the whole thing
 

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Re: Messed up Steering Wheel (with pics) --plz help me-- :(

[quote author=MZR23MZ3 link=topic=136143.msg2936214#msg2936214 date=1234595238]
throw some pics up when your done might look cool, only person with a shaved/ debadged steering wheel
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lol i might even turn it into a how 2 :lol:
 

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Re: Messed up Steering Wheel (with pics) --plz help me-- :(

[quote author=MZR23MZ3 link=topic=136143.msg2936294#msg2936294 date=1234602355]
so how are you gonna use your horn without breaking this? :eek:hsnap:
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i never slam my fist into my horn i just push so it shouldnt be that big of a deal i just push on the edge or the bottem, im trying to think of something i can spray over the bondo once im 100% done the bondoing to make it even stronger ant ideas?

more pics uploading now!
 

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Re: Messed up Steering Wheel (with pics) --plz help me-- :(

I hope this all works out for you...better you're steering wheel than mine..jk
good luck!
 

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Re: Messed up Steering Wheel (with pics) --plz help me-- :(

Wow.... :shock:

I would just spend a few hundred and get a used wheel from a wrecker or on the forums... judging by how badly you mangled your car trying to get a plastic piece off, I don't think any thing you try to do to fix it will turn out favorablly.

I have seen wheels for $200-300.

Good luck... :surrender:
 

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Re: Messed up Steering Wheel (with pics) --plz help me-- :(

huge update spent all day working on this so here are some pics

*uploading brb*






* :lol: ya i did *




I still gota cupple little bumps showing through? guess ill have to resand and re paint?









1st person with custom steering wheel woot woot :rhigareda:
 

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Re: Messed up Steering Wheel (with pics) --plz help me-- :(

[quote author=TEKWATCH link=topic=136143.msg2937752#msg2937752 date=1234673734]
I gotta admit it is starting to look better. :shock:
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lol thanks, its actually alot of work i have the plastic downstares i didnt get to take pics of it it looks super nice just some not prefectly sanded parts are showing, so i dunno if i should keep painting it and clear coat it see how it comes out or just sand it down and re do it now?

any suggestions?
 

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[quote author=TEKWATCH link=topic=136143.msg2937796#msg2937796 date=1234674985]
Keep going until it looks perfect, you are already this far, complete the job, make it look factory again, will get you Mad KUDO points for turnnig this around. :)
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lol its gunna look perfect b4 it goes back in my car thats for sure, i must have it done by monday night tho since i need my car tuesday afternoon n i dont think i can steal my moms car much longer :lol:
 
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