Saturday, December 29, 2012

Under-Guard Body Deadener

I have painted under the wheel guards with thick and gooey body deadener. This was for two reasons, firstly to provide some body deadening (duh) and provide a more "solid" on-road sound. Second is to provide some level of protection for the paint. While the vinyl ester resin in the Classic Revival body is very strong and quite thick in places, there's always the chance that a large stone strike from under the wheel guard could cause a crack in the paint on the other side of the guard - hopefully the deadener will help to reduce that chance of this from happening.

To do all four under-guards took just on half of this 4-litre tin