Making a mold for fiberglass hood

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Making a mold for fiberglass hood

Post by winr » Wed Oct 15, 2014 2:43 am

Anyone have advice on how to make a fiberglass hood ??

It is for a 1965 Ford F-100, will fit 1961 to 1966 as well.

I am in a truck club and I know a lot of folks would be interested.

Any other material that could be used ??


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Re: Making a mold for fiberglass hood

Post by ijames » Wed Oct 15, 2014 10:55 am

I'm sure youtube has tons of info, but here are a couple of links from a company that sells casting and molding supplies: http://www.smooth-on.com/gallery.php?galleryid=441 and http://www.smooth-on.com/gallery.php?galleryid=448. The first shows how to make a vacuum bag and the second how to make a tool and then a vacuum bag and then make a carbon fiber wing. I've bought polyurethane resin supplies from smoothon and am a happy customer.

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Re: Making a mold for fiberglass hood

Post by winr » Wed Oct 15, 2014 5:34 pm

Thank you Carl.

Goin to the site now.


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Re: Making a mold for fiberglass hood

Post by wtfay » Sun Oct 19, 2014 2:22 pm

Check out Bill Pearson's many videos on fiberglass construction like this one - How to make fiberglass car panels

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwL0T47Qjs8

http://youtu.be/BwL0T47Qjs8
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Re: Making a mold for fiberglass hood

Post by winr » Sun Oct 19, 2014 2:31 pm

Thank you wtfay.

Will watch them all.


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Re: Making a mold for fiberglass hood

Post by SLPRACINGENGINES » Thu Oct 23, 2014 5:44 pm

if you cant find what you want to know..yell back at me on a private im me..i can stir you in the right direction on the do and donts of it..ive made hundreds of fiberglass molds over the years..its not that hard..just alot of time to make a mold

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Re: Making a mold for fiberglass hood

Post by winr » Sat Oct 25, 2014 12:11 am

Thank you SLPRACINGENGINES

Sendin ya PM...am a good listener


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