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2000 GLS repair
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posted 05-24-2002 01:14 PM ET (US)
I have a 2000 GLS with the light toggle switch mounter below the wheel and to the right. There is a short panel of fiberglass at a 45 degree angle that is part of the console.
Recently, what appeared to be a small scratch appeared. When I used my finger, it developed into a hole about the size of a quarter. How do I repair?
Looked at other threads, but cannot access the one on repairs.
Any suggestions will be appreciated.
posted 05-24-2002 06:51 PM ET (US)
Sounds like an almost new boat. I would take it to your dealer and let them look at it. If they refuse to do anything about it, scream bloody murder.
posted 05-25-2002 09:04 PM ET (US)
I just bought it USED from a dealer. On closer inspection and looking from the back side, it did not break the fiberglass, just the gel coat.
posted 05-25-2002 09:09 PM ET (US)
I would still take it back to the dealer and make them do the repair.
posted 05-31-2002 02:46 PM ET (US)
Just an idea:
If all else fails and it's not too close to an edge, drill it out and install a 12 volt "Cigarette lighter" socket so you can run accessories like a Q-beam (pretty handy little suckers at night). It'll look intentional.
Problem with gell coat repairs is they are rarely a prefect color match
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