dredded nose piece 70-73 rs

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  1. weircc

    weircc New Member

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    ok guys have been reading for over a week, im torn on what to do with my nose piece its not rusted or anything but urethane is split in a couple spots seems the best one for replacement doesn't allow chrome to be re installed and im not sure i wanna give that up. surely over the past couple years places such as yearone and oem have retooled and have a better piece after all the complaints i have read. any feedback would be awesome guys thanks.
     
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    Aftermarket noses are nice.
    You do have to fill and sand a little,but its no big deal.
    1.Black plastic "turtle"shaped sander.
    2.100 grit to fit
    3.Evercoat's(makers of Rage bodyfiller)two part epoxy repair(in a REGULAR caulk tube)
    Make yourself an hourglass shaped handle from a 2x4,bolted in place of the black divider to work easier.
     
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    Which aftermarket would you prefer? A little bodywork doesn't scare me
     
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    Age is what kills them things.And heat.Spending 3400 on that is not a good idea.It will prolly require work anyway to pass todays standards of how something should fit.
     
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    we had that member here years ago poping those nose's in fiberglass and filling the hallow V inside with foam to make them a bit more rigid..
     
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    It didn't though.I had to dig all that crap out,lol,to add fill inside for final sanding and fitment.
    Wound up re selling it to a member here.You have to come up with a buffer,or a gasket for them fiberglass ones when you fit them tight.The hard edge works on your paint.
     
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    Probably put the NOS one on his car and selling the one that came off...doesn't look NOS to me either. For that much money, it better look pristine to include the box lol
     

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