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Custom Restoration Guide 2017

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48 PREPARING SUBSTRATE THE INTRODUCTION Since the mid-1970s, car manufacturers have increasingly used plastic and rubber parts, such as plastic bumpers, instead of heavier, more expensive steel parts. So if you're interested in restoring a vehicle manufactured from the mid-'70s onward, it's important to be familiar with restoring and refinishing plastic. This is especially important since some of the parts from this era are no longer being reproduced or made available. PLASTIC PARTS 48

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