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post #3 of (permalink) Old 09-02-2002, 11:57 AM
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Re: I Really need your Opinions and Experience

Had the same problem with my 83. I fiberglassed the floor with matting and resin I bought at Pep Boys. I also need a new body, but I'm trying to hold off for a while. I am going to go with a steel body.

Everything on fiberglass needs it's own ground or some sort of ground bar. Also, anytime you screw something new on the body, you would need to put a nut on the self tapping screws here. Make sure there are provisions for seat belt mounts and the rear tire carrier if you have one that mounts to the body. I can bang a dent out of metal, not so sure about the fiberglass. These are just some of my thoughts on the idea even though I have never owned a glass body.

I would check with the manufacturere as far as fitament of parts goes.

Good luck with whichever path you choose!
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