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    Quote Originally Posted by hkraft300 View Post
    Didn't measure the clearance before positioning the speaker mounts, did you?
    Measure twice, cut once
    You could go custom window winder (the lever), change to a shorter handle/lever?
    The speakers fit perfectly...i just can't fan out my filler too much/ thick on the side where the crack is...i think with fiberglass i can solve the problem though...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Konan View Post
    I do have one of the problem i encountered so if there are people with other tips to resolve it feel free to enlighten me...


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    The issue here is that i can't go to far/thick with my filler because than the lever for rolling down my window will be in the way...
    The lever moves across the gray part on the picture so if i put some fiberglass matting on it with a thin layer of filler i should be good imo...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Konan View Post
    No...better ones and better positioned...they're actually smaller ones...
    Aha!

    How will you paint the vinyl on the existing panel without it flaking off, and isn't there a danger of your filler cracking every time someone slams the door shut?
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    It's actually plastic so that won't be a real problem...
    And i think when i use the "matting" the problem of the cracking might be solved too...
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    Matting will fix it.
    You might need to sand the plastic trim lightly for the paint to stick
    "Slow is smooth, smooth is fast."
    G29 settings.
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    Thanks for the advice mate...will do
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    Quote Originally Posted by Konan View Post
    Thanks for the advice mate...will do
    Wear a dust mask. And use a proper primer too.

    Man, this is taking me back to my modelling days during my industrial design degrees. MDF, machining, body filler, chemical metal, fibreglass, resin, lots of sanding, spray booth...

    It's all probably modelled on computers now.
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    Yep...all provided for...thanks
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