Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: repairing cracked plastic panels

  1. #1
    Registered User jeanp's Avatar
    Member ID
    CZCC-26639
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Magog, Quebec, Canada
    Age
    56
    Posts
    68

    Default repairing cracked plastic panels

    Here i a little post on a repair technique for cracked plastic panels. As long as you have all the pieces and you
    see only one side of it.


    Just take a piece of plastic I used plastic card that i have cause of my job.
    It could have been any plastic or even sheet metal.


    Use your prefered glue. I show the one i use.

    Just cut small pieces wide enought to give strenght.
    It is a good idea to glue the last piece overlaping the end of the crack.

    put some glue
    put the plastic pieces on the glue
    wait for dry

    that is it.

    you have 2 exemples.
    The hashtray cover came out fantastic you
    cant see the crack at all.

    The panel you can see a little crack but it will not continue to split.
    If you want you could paint with plastidip and this will make the crack invisible.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_0128.jpg 
Views:	130 
Size:	159.9 KB 
ID:	61936   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_0129.jpg 
Views:	91 
Size:	134.3 KB 
ID:	61937   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_0130.jpg 
Views:	80 
Size:	133.4 KB 
ID:	61938   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_0131.jpg 
Views:	98 
Size:	158.2 KB 
ID:	61939   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_0136.jpg 
Views:	99 
Size:	127.2 KB 
ID:	61940  

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_0133.jpg 
Views:	106 
Size:	117.9 KB 
ID:	61941   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_0134.jpg 
Views:	99 
Size:	131.8 KB 
ID:	61942  

  2. #2
    Registered User tlorber's Avatar
    Member ID
    CZCC-20299
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Los Angeles
    Age
    54
    Posts
    1,190

    Default

    I've had great luck with fiberglass fabric and abs glue. You can continue to layer it on and build up if necessary. The glue dries quickly and sticks incredibly well to the interior plastic panels-and its black so it matches the original plastic.

  3. #3
    Jim Arnett jfa.series1's Avatar
    Member ID
    CZCC-22303
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Richardson TX
    Posts
    764

    Default

    Very nice tip. Thanks for posting!

    Jim Arnett
    HLS30-15320 12/1970, original owner
    L24-020208 (original)
    IZCC Original Owner Registry #53

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Pulling plastic panels off
    By Pomorza in forum Open S30 Z Discussions
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 04-11-2011, 09:05 PM
  2. Cracked plastic on radiator
    By ntomsheck in forum Help Me !!
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 07-17-2010, 10:21 PM
  3. Repairing plastic panels? (interior)
    By SteveInOakland in forum Interior (S30)
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 11-05-2006, 06:45 PM
  4. Carpet and plastic panels
    By Whisper in forum Interior (240K)
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 03-05-2006, 10:52 PM
  5. Repairing rear panels
    By lan240 in forum Open Discussions
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 06-25-2002, 02:14 PM

Bookmarks

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •