custom door panels with armrests & pockets

Mopar Interiors

  1. Martythetrimmer

    Martythetrimmer Well-Known Member

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    by now some of you will know I don't do stock with my trims.....I'm not a fan of the painted door tops on A bodies so I made full lenght door panels

    I started by tapeing up the door tops to mould a fibreglass cap

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    I then bonded it to the panel while inplace on the door

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    I then started on the armrests and door pockets.....I used 1/2" MDF for the frames

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    I again used Urethane foam for the sections that are to be shaped

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    that's about all I have time to post right now so....to be continued!!
     
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    76orangewagon Well-Known Member

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    Perfect timing... I just started working on the same thing and could use some " how to" guidance since I've never tried this before..... so I'll be following along closely.
     

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  3. Martythetrimmer

    Martythetrimmer Well-Known Member

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    part 2....

    the foam is easy to cut and sand with 80 grit

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    once fibreglassed I did a test fit

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    vinyl work done, pockets need to be linned with felt and the fabric insert has to be fitted

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    the three main stages of the project

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    not finished but gives an idea where it's going....

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    • MrJLR

      MrJLR Built, not bought FABO Gold Member

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      Damn nice work! !!
       
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        memike Super Moderator Staff Member FABO Gold Member

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        Time well spent :cheers: These look so darn nizze Martythetrimmer :glasses7: great job sir :coffee2:
         
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        clinteg Well-Known Member

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        You are talented sir! Great job!
         
      • Bad Sport

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        Wow, I'm impressed, very nice work.
         
      • jockeyshift

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        Nice job
         
      • FlyingFalcon

        FlyingFalcon Well-Known Member

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        Amazing work. Puts my "custom" door panels to shame!
         
      • MileHighDart

        MileHighDart FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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        Very nicely done sir !
         
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        That is talent. Very nicely done
         
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        First class job right there!
         
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