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horriblehoog
    
Whats your opinion on using body filler ??
I am doing some body work on my Bel air , wanting to fill in the holes left behing from emblems. Whats your opinion on using body filler opposed to welding??
posted: May 4, 2009
 
    
 
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gvcars
    
I have a `57 Chevy 4D HT & I`d hammer the metal as flat as you can, then a thin veneer of bondo should do it. But get the metal as flat & smooth as possible...But it IS to be hidden behind your logos, so won`t show much.
posted:  May 4, 2009
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pontiacsd
    
A little bit of body filler isnt all that bad, just dont over do it, if you can weld the larger holes you will have less chance of cracking in the long run.
posted:  May 4, 2009
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embarracuda
    
Less is more weld holes shut first don't use to much heat or you will warp the metal
posted:  May 4, 2009
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spudder
    
Weld the holes first. Like suggested, use low heat, get an old fender or something to practice on (testing heat). Their has been many times I burned through the metal of the project I was working trying to find the right amount of weld heat.
posted:  May 5, 2009
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retiredfordtech
    
It may look good for a short while but will eventually crack and fall in, best to weld and then using a grinder smooth it out.
posted:  May 16, 2009
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