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Old 04-06-2008, 04:27 PM   #1
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Default A little touch up paint can help alot.

Got some Duplicolor touchup (2 in 1) at Walmart for $5 in GM Bright White, the color matches well, and it looks much better. The car had way to many little missing paint chips on the rear when I got it that bothered the crap outta me.

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After - I also painted the Pontiac words while I was at it:

Theres still some crap on the bottom of the bumper but you can't really see it all that well at normal viewing angles

Now I need to find some cheap exhaust tips...and I might paint the black front grill into a silver-ish color soon like many of you have done.

Edit: Also you may have noticed I took off that ugly black antenna thing that was in the middle of the back window. The guy used it for some business phone thing, there was also a modem, a mic, and some other communication stuff I ripped out.
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was someone trying to run over you in the first pic? hehe

Looks good. You oughta go ahead and finish the botttom too.
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I need to touch up mine as well, it will look like crap but it will be better then the huge black sploches.

I touched up my front bumper cover about 6 months ago, and it came out pretty good, sitll looks good from a distance.

anyway, nice work
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Thats a pretty good improvement, dont know if it was the angle of the picture but did get a good shine/reflection from it though. Just do the bottom and your back in business.
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much better
I see you painted the "pontiac" as well
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Thanks guys...yeah I saw some people that had painted the "Pontiac" in the center on here and thought it looked really nice, so I decided to do the same. Put some blue tape around the area to prevent paint from going where I didn't want it. I actually used 2 coats of paint from the touch up paint to paint those words and it looks really nice. Looks like it should have come that way from the factory.
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