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Old 02-18-2007, 11:42 PM
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nioce, little excessive on the tape and paper tho
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Old 02-18-2007, 11:42 PM
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nice! the lights look better on a stang than i thought, there a great improvement in lighting?
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Old 02-18-2007, 11:44 PM
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Looks GREAT MAN! Love the paintedlower valance!
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Old 02-18-2007, 11:46 PM
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I used dupli-color products that you can buy anywhere. All i did was lightly sand the original paint, 3 coats of primer, 3 coats of matte black, 3 coats of clear coat. The as soon as i finished the final coat i took off the tape to make the edge of the paint a really sharp line. Took like maybe40 min to actually paint. It took about 45 to tape everything off and tape the around the curves (wich was the hardest). Was really easy, im just hoping that the paint wont chip after a long time of rocks flying up etc.
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Old 02-18-2007, 11:47 PM
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nioce, little excessive on the tape and paper tho
Yeah i was worried about overspray. I touched up my front bumper while it was on the car a while ago and i got some of the clearcoat on my hood and it took forever to get it smoothe again. So i figured id better be safe than sorry
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Old 02-18-2007, 11:53 PM
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nice! the lights look better on a stang than i thought, there a great improvement in lighting?
Hell yeah. With the hid's its unbelievable at night. Thats the only reason i got the projectors, honestly dnt like them as much as my blackouts i had on b4. But the lighting makes it worth it
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Old 02-19-2007, 12:01 AM
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i like but agree a little too shiny... other then that nice and unique
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Old 02-19-2007, 12:02 AM
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Nice man. Good job. [sm=smiley20.gif]
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Old 02-19-2007, 12:11 AM
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Did you paint your taillight mid section too? I always wanted that part to be flat black... I was looking for the OEM peice but I like the smooth peice better I think..
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Old 02-19-2007, 12:13 AM
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i dont know why people paint thoes black, looks silly.
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