foam fill crap whats the point ?

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foam fill crap whats the point ?

Postby dave fordz » Sun Mar 29, 2009 4:01 pm

just spent all morning digging all that FOAM FILL CRAP out of my rear quarters .

I noticerd a bit of the dreaded TIN WORM starting to attack my rear panels where the exhaust

is but couldnt work out how as the was plenty of waxoyle black stuff under there . after

removing the interior panels and digging all that shit out i found it ! :P The water had been

running down the back of it and rusting through . 4hours later and it is now all gone (and so is

all the skin on my hands) ,I look like i have

been attacked by a ferrol cat. NOT A NICE JOB WHAT IS THIS CRAP FOR !!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: foam fill crap whats the point ?

Postby Peter-S » Sun Mar 29, 2009 5:05 pm

Although it does a brilliant job of trapping moisture I think it's actually meant to be sound proofing material.
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Re: foam fill crap whats the point ?

Postby rich_jc » Sun Mar 29, 2009 7:19 pm

Aye, t'is soundproofing and insulation. I would imagine it does a good job at stopping the rear quarter from resonating at certain speeds.

As said, also a very good moisture trap.

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Re: foam fill crap whats the point ?

Postby no2lurch » Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:29 pm

just because there is the balck stuff there, moisture can still attack. as it dries, it can become disbonded form the metal and allow water in.
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Re: foam fill crap whats the point ?

Postby haydn_gnarlerboy » Tue Mar 31, 2009 5:10 pm

hehe most of my back/front end of my car is full ofthat crap...and rolled up newspaper...
it's such a pile of shit...but good for bonding/filling in gaps on body kits, in fact my arches are made of that covered in fibreglass sheet, it's easy to shape and fills EVERYTHING up.....I love the stuff...but get it on your hands and that'sgame over can't even wash em., water makes it stick better they claim...only chance is to rub em in dirt or sand sharpish and rub yo8ur hands together like a mad man....

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Re: foam fill crap whats the point ?

Postby dave fordz » Tue Mar 31, 2009 6:18 pm

rich_jc wrote:Aye, t'is soundproofing and insulation. I would imagine it does a good job at stopping the rear quarter from resonating at certain speeds.

As said, also a very good moisture trap.

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when you say RESONATING i take it you mean vibrating not that good on big

words, Any way i wish my car could go at speed id suffer the noise , still saving for a new engine!