Heating ABS front spoiler

Discussion in 'Body Restoration' started by Allison Winn, Mar 13, 2021.

  1. Allison Winn

    Allison Winn Member

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    My new front spoiler for my 70 Std car fits a little poorly - I guess the repop quality is getting worse. I can force it into place with the bolts and a few additional clamps. I have a roofing thermoplastic heat gun - do you think I can gently heat it while forced into place and get it to relax then hold the new shape after cooling?
     
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    ChevyReb Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Tagging to watch how this turns out. I have GM lower valance and spoiler and have a slight see through on passenger side.
     
  3. Allison Winn

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    Agreed. In the center all is good. Once you get under the turn signals it struggles to follow the sheet metal. And no it's not an RS spoiler....
     
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    I don’t see why not. Take your time as that heat guns can get hot, turn it down a little and work up in temp. I use a heat gun for different things like that all the time. You have nothing to loose.
     

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