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Old 05-27-2006, 10:03 PM   #1
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body repair mesh and shoe goo works real well. believe me, I've tried it many times
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body repair mesh= drywall mesh tape

a thin coat of shoe goo, the mesh, then a nother layer of goo. let it dry, and your good to go
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If you put a thin layer of shoe goo in some strategic places on the inside of the body before you ever run it on the track, you greatly increase the life of your body.
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CA glue and a piece of paper towel, works great,dries fast and is strong (and cheap)
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What do you apply first? the paper towel or the CA glue?
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Old window screen material also works well with the shoe goo.

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What do you apply first? the paper towel or the CA glue?
I apply the CA glue first then the paper towel , it will take whta ever shape,very easy and quick( dries very fast!!)
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Is it brittle?
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it could crack again it has almost no flex, I use it for quick repairs on race days, just to get buy for that day, then I ditch the body for a new one
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You can also use the excess Lexan plastic that was cut from the bodies. Cut them and stick them to the crack with CA glue. Then apply shoe goo all over the cut-out lexan when the CA has already dried.

That should make it stronger.

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Hot glue gun, has heaps of flex and it is strong
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forget all them ideas
get the new repair patche`s from Parma racing

come`s `in a packet with assorted shapes & sizes peel of backing put in place
done
the bit is like rubberised lexen piece & it is stuck fast & stay`s plyable while it is on there ,doesn`t go brittle

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I just use duck tape lol
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