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shox
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Nov 19, 3:58pm - #330907 
Paint Cracking

It's normal for paint to crack when it's painted on fibreglass correct? Sine the fibreglass would flex so much, the paint will bound to crack sooner or later, as what I was told. Just making sure this is true. Thanks!

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Nov 19, 4:01pm - #330908 
...U GOT IT!!! thumbsup


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Nov 19, 6:13pm - #330909 
what about on plastic or urethane?


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Nov 19, 9:14pm - #330910 
If you bend the plastic/urethane enough it will crack and if you crack the clear it will flake

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Nov 19, 10:47pm - #330911 
If the surface is prepped correctly and the correct paint with the correct additives is used it, and of couse it is painted by someone who does it for a living.. should not crack at all


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Nov 19, 11:03pm - #330912 
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Nov 20, 12:24am - #330913 
Originally Posted by shox
It's normal for paint to crack when it's painted on fibreglass correct? Sine the fibreglass would flex so much, the paint will bound to crack sooner or later, as what I was told. Just making sure this is true. Thanks!

NO, fiberglass does not flex very much at all. wave if this body part isn't prep correctly, the paint might peel off...

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Nov 20, 12:47am - #330914 
I don't got any peeling, just some cracking around the corners, not many though. Oh well...

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Nov 20, 1:10am - #330915 
poor paint and paint job or minor bump...

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Jan 3, 4:21am - #330916 
There is a paint additive that is designed for that application. It gives the paint more flexable properties in ABS & urithane applications. (Plasitcizer?) Check with your local supplier. The only other reason may be structural issues.

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