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Old 03-16-2012, 04:35 PM   #1
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Not this winter, but the winter before, a lovely Doe attempted to play chicken with me one night. We both lost. Her hind quarters clipped my passenger side mirror and ripped it off.



I went up to the junkyard today and found a WHITE(what is it with me and white cars?) 1997 Bonneville SE with power mirrors. Cool. $24 later, I had me a new mirror.



Stopped off at the parts store and grabbed a can of black and a can of clear coat. $23 for the paint.





I'll do a little bit of sanding and put the first coat on.
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Ahhh Shooot!!

Now the new mirror looks better than the mirror already installed. Guess I'll take that one off tomorrow and do that one up too!

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That'* with 3 coats of black, and 3 coats of clear. Came out better then expected. Guess I'll use this paint more often.
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Installed the mirror this morning. I just finished washing the car when I realized I needed to take a picture of it installed...

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wash that car right now
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I had just washed it like 20 minutes prior to taking that last picture.
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