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Detailing & Appearance Discuss washing, waxing and detailing information as well as interior/exterior cosmetic modifications. This includes neons, body, cosmetic wheels, etc. Even under the hood detailing.

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Old 04-10-2007, 01:00 PM   #41
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Hey, Want to do mine next? :P
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Old 04-10-2007, 01:58 PM   #42
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He needs some metal to work with..
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Old 04-10-2007, 02:40 PM   #43
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looks awesome, love the pics and the progress.
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Old 04-10-2007, 08:24 PM   #44
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more taring down today.

both bumpers removed
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ill have to work on this some :(
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when doing the front bumper for the first time, all i have to say is FSM FTW
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off with the fender (again, FSM FTW)
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and the reason i removed it...
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had to reattach the tab on the back, and fix a crack on the front
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(and on a side note, i discovered i DIDNT have a water leak in the trunk... it was antifreez that leaked oner the winter )
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Old 04-16-2007, 11:30 PM   #45
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OH man, i got some BAD mogo coming my way

i got my new door this weekend $50 and it was the only one with the right pins for the moldings... it was a 92 SSEi with two tone... BUT it was WHITE ... im doomed!

only one small rust spot, nothing i cant handle
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Fixed
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all the parts striped... did i ever mething how i love the FSM?.. wow what a time saver!
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other door too
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Ill have the new one edged tomorrow and on before lunch
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looks excellent. I can't wait. I need to save up money to build a paint booth here in rochester so I can import a painter

I also have my white parts on order with the paint master should he get back there.
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Old 04-17-2007, 10:46 PM   #47
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Today was a productive day indeed

I got the new door edged

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re hinged and mounted (I desided to re-use because i couldnt get all the oil spray coating off of the white ones, and i didnt want to have any flaking later and white showing through)
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a little 3M tape to reattach the window rubber.
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and some assembly

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now onto the dent work
first step is to block the areas to help find the dents and to make sure the filler bonds
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now filled & blocked smooth

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you would have no idea how hard it is to keep the line in the center of the hood perfect, asspecialy at the front curved area
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I'm lovin the progress pics. Keep up the great work.
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Peter Great work

BUT

you forgot to mention the FLEX agent in the CLEAR COAT for the plastic parts... you did use a flex coat didnt you....
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you forgot to mention the FLEX agent in the CLEAR COAT for the plastic parts... you did use a flex coat didnt you....

On my own car?




Yeah, i wouldnt forget that
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