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Old 10-24-2007, 01:48 AM   #1
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ok,i dont have enough money to spend,but i wana do something else to my bonnie,maybe a visual mod.i have no clue what to put on,any ideas guys?
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Riding and I have been talking about putting electroluminescent wire along various indentations like outside the grille housing and along the trim. When in your signature you wrote you have "costumes," were you referring to Elwire all over the place?
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Hmmm....there are a few cars here that have hood scoops. I love the look, others not so much.
It is hard to say without knowing your budget.Many members have done custom grills. There'* always clear corners.
Of course, you have to get some club decals. http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=38737
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Use the search and look for pics of Cody'* car.

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...highlight=cody

He did quite a few inexpensive mods that look great.
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ok,i wana do a grill,help me to do one so it looks perfect.what would i need?
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Do you want to do something like what I have?
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yyyyyyeaaahh,thats cool,how did you do it?
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Buy some mesh - any mesh. I went to Advance Auto Parts and paid (too much) $36.99 for the ricer stuff in the hopes that the chrome finish wouldn't come off. It seems good, but it can be pretty cheap if you want "chicken wire."


Any sort of wire should do. Take off your grille, which I can tell you how to do if you'd like, and then carefully cut the wire mesh to fit wherever you want it. I had some nail polish-type body color matching paint handy, so I poked holes in the plastic/fiberglass/? grille housing and strung plastic zip ties to hold the grille in place. I've received compliments about this, but you can easily avoid that and just carefully glue it on. For the bottom, if you want to do that, I recommend at least something to hold the wire mesh in place as it bends to conform to the opening.

You'll have to cut out the stock grille, probably black plastic, and sand it down first so that it doesn't look awkward with the grille behind/in front of it.

Have fun and ask questions. Good luck! But please, please: Don't use chainmaille.
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cool,well does anyone know how to do clear corners on the front,oh and how to do my tailights tinted?
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Clear corners can be ordered from ebay. I'll find a link for you. Let me also look for VHT Nightshade, of the VHT brand of paint. It'* a spray paint, and you just take off hour tail lights, go to a warm place from 50-80F with low humidity, and then spray-paint the tint onto the tail lights.
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