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Old 01-06-2013, 10:13 PM   #41
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sorry guys! I cant find a pic of my car in the spray booth when I was painting the rear quarter panels.I do have after pics tho when its sprayed and completed..

Started to color sand the front end including the rest of the car and also the rear quarters . In this picture the quarter panels are already sprayed.


rear quarter panels painted and completed...for now..





more mods and pics to come!..
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Old 01-06-2013, 10:17 PM   #42
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wanna be my new best friend and paint my car?
Paint looks excellent
lol, Thanks alot bro! I love working & painting cars but its sooo time consuming!
a majority of the work is all labor
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Awesome progress. I agree with PPG. I shot my M3 in it and its been fantastic.
The PPG clear looks and holds its gloss out extremely well! Ive experienced with alot of clears as well but nothing so far can beat PPG 2021 ftw!
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Old 01-06-2013, 11:59 PM   #43
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The car came out looking good.
I wish I got into the autobody trade and create awesome work of art.
Now that your exterior aesthetic is complete, what is next? interior?
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Old 01-07-2013, 12:34 AM   #44
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Old 01-07-2013, 11:28 PM   #45
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The car came out looking good.
I wish I got into the autobody trade and create awesome work of art.
Now that your exterior aesthetic is complete, what is next? interior?
Thanks a lot bro, actually I have replaced my interior with M3 Competition napa leather/cloth interior seats & door panels.Also they are non powered seats.
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Thanks I got a lot more pics to come of a full paint job also wider quarters and wheels.. Stay tuned fellas! btw thanks for all the comments
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Old 01-08-2013, 12:01 AM   #47
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Usually not a fan of smoked tail lights, but you pulled it off very well. Very clean car !
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Usually not a fan of smoked tail lights, but you pulled it off very well. Very clean car !
Thanks bro, yeah I just did a very light tint on the red portion of the tail lights I didn't want it to exaggerating to where cops would notice and pull me over . Not worth it.

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Carbon fiber M3 style hood bulge, test fitting the hood. Let me know what u guys think ..
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God youre a fast modder...
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Very nice car
can you put any picture of the interior?
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Quick q: did you do something different in the application of paint? Frozen grey is supposed to be a matte color no? either way it looks amazing with the gloss.
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Car looks great but I was looking for something Frozen. With that new hood paint-matched its going to looks really nice.
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looks great!!
Thank u!
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God youre a fast modder...
The car has been done for a couple months but I just gathered up all the pics I been documenting and tried to post them up in order
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Very nice car
can you put any picture of the interior?
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Thanks & I will forsure post pictures tommorow of the M3 interior,suede headliner, & carbon interior wrap.
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Quick q: did you do something different in the application of paint? Frozen grey is supposed to be a matte color no? either way it looks amazing with the gloss.
thanks bro. sry guys I forgot to mention that all these silver grey pictures were from before about 5 months b4 the frozen paint.. I have alot more pics coming of some more mods..

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Car looks great but I was looking for something Frozen. With that new hood paint-matched its going to looks really nice.
Thanks,I agree ..color matched is the way to go.
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Hey guys just wanted to post up some pics of my car before I start disassembling for the new build...

Sitting In the shop for disassembly looks like its been sitting in there forever but what more can u ask for a autobody shop lol








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The rest of the pictures from here on will be the FROZEN build and a complete wheel / quarter panel transformation.

Thanks guys! Opinions/comments welcome!
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I need to get that freaking hood.
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front fenders are enlarged or got original size?
congratulations again for the car!
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[QUOTE=WuRiCh2355;15034112]To be honest I totally forgot what degree I put the oven on. I believe u can put it on 100 and give it prob 5-10 minutes , make sure u have gloves on cause the head light does get hot , also don't be afraid o"f burning" the light . The light. Is strong and can take that degrees for a period of time. Also u may need a couple flat heads or prying tools and just start to work the lens out with your pry tools and sure enough it will come right apart.also when I put lens back on I pre heated the actualheadlight it's selfand then took it out and pushed the lens bacon and threw the complete headlight back in the oven ,pulled the light out one more time and pushed the lens together some more and made sure all the tabs were sitting in place,& u should be good to go. The glue that is on the light will do, no need for adding more glue.my lights sealed up nicely ,waterproof.hope this helps u


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front fenders are enlarged or got original size?
congratulations again for the car!
The front fenders aren't enlarged. I rolled them out just a bit. And I did very very minor body work on the fenders. The front fenders clear my 9 1/2" wheel in the front.
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