Author Topic: Making the Body Gap Look Better  (Read 212 times)

Offline jhendri542

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Making the Body Gap Look Better
« on: February 03, 2021, 02:53:07 pm »
I have a 1934 Ford Sedan that is a 2-piece body. There seems to be some gap between the two pieces.  Will extra pop rivets help?  I tried pushing it together with my hands and it did not seem to move at all.  I am thinking of filling the gap with some material and just painting over.




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Re: Making the Body Gap Look Better
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2021, 03:01:38 pm »
Mine is the same way. I think that is just how they fit. I thought about filling in the gap as well. It is a pretty large gap to fill, so may be prone to cracking. A lot of flex between the 2 halves.
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Re: Making the Body Gap Look Better
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2021, 03:24:01 pm »
Perhaps whatever it is filled with needs to be relatively flexible as well.  One idea is use vinyl wrap.  That definitely can handle the flex.  Might even run a racing stripe of vinyl just to cover it up.

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Re: Making the Body Gap Look Better
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2021, 05:40:30 pm »
That could be a good solution. It would definitely help the appearance! The coupe bodies look so much cleaner because they are a one piece body.
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