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Old 04-26-2009, 01:56 AM   #20981
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Jay, I also noticed that you used a newspaper with a story about GM dropping Pontiac
My parents used to have a sky blue Pontiac when I was a really little. Man those cars sucked, but still kinda crazy to see them go. They made some iconic muscle cars back in the day.
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Old 04-26-2009, 01:57 AM   #20982
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nice work jay, how did u prep it? sanded off the old paint, primer and/or adhesion promoter? give me some half-ass steps, im interested to see how u did it
thanks.

i used some 800 grit sandpaper and sanded the sht out of everything. making sure to get every inch of it.
i then just wiped it down with a wet rag.
then sprayed it/wiped it down with some Dupli Color Prep Spray.
layed down a coat of primer. let dry.
sanded it. to get rid of any bumps/roughness.
sprayed another coat of primer. let dry.
sanded it again.
sprayed a coat of paint. let dry.
sanded it.
sprayed 2nd coat of paint. let dry.
sanded it.
sprayed 3rd coat of paint. let dry.
sprayed 1st coat of clear coat. let dry.
sprayed 2nd coat of clear coat. let dry.

i think i'm gonna spray 3 coats of clear coat and call it a night.
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Old 04-26-2009, 01:59 AM   #20983
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Hahaha didn't even see the Special K, I used to get that too the one with strawberries inside.
haha, yea i usually get the one with the strawberries too.
this box is my roomies, it's just the plain one.

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Jay, I also noticed that you used a newspaper with a story about GM dropping Pontiac
My parents used to have a sky blue Pontiac when I was a really little. Man those cars sucked, but still kinda crazy to see them go. They made some iconic muscle cars back in the day.
hahaha. good eye.
so does that mean that pontiac is just shutting down? or are they just gonna manufacture cars separate from GM?
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Old 04-26-2009, 02:00 AM   #20984
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i think you should do the gold rivets chad
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chad roll next to frank on the way to bfest so i can snap some shots!
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Ok, So are the OC SGC peeps who are going to bfest going to just get with that other caravan that starts at the IKEA and then just pull off in the valley to meet up with Raj, Jer & I? (And whoever else from the valley that is with Raj or myself)
If we are going w/ strictly SGC, I say we go BEFORE the main caravan. That way we can get there early and have a good spot together. If we roll with the caravan, I don't think we should get off to meet with people, that will just make us later, thus making it harder to find a good spot.
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Old 04-26-2009, 02:03 AM   #20985
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haha, yea i usually get the one with the strawberries too.
this box is my roomies, it's just the plain one.



hahaha. good eye.
so does that mean that pontiac is just shutting down? or are they just gonna manufacture cars separate from GM?
They're ditching the division altogether. There's a chance someone may buy up the assets, but I haven't heard any news on that yet.
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Old 04-26-2009, 02:04 AM   #20986
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+1 on going earlier chad

are we doing anything either hooters or guppies tomorrow or is it canceled due to bimmerfest prep
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Old 04-26-2009, 02:06 AM   #20987
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thanks.

i used some 800 grit sandpaper and sanded the sht out of everything. making sure to get every inch of it.
i then just wiped it down with a wet rag.
then sprayed it/wiped it down with some Dupli Color Prep Spray.
layed down a coat of primer. let dry.
sanded it. to get rid of any bumps/roughness.
sprayed another coat of primer. let dry.
sanded it again.
sprayed a coat of paint. let dry.
sanded it.
sprayed 2nd coat of paint. let dry.
sanded it.
sprayed 3rd coat of paint. let dry.
sprayed 1st coat of clear coat. let dry.
sprayed 2nd coat of clear coat. let dry.

i think i'm gonna spray 3 coats of clear coat and call it a night.

cant wait to see the final results, if i get some painted oem m3 mirrors that arent jb, i may go this route
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Old 04-26-2009, 02:06 AM   #20988
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damn hieu must be busy as hell. taking forever to reply to my text. i think i'm probably just going to pick the tires up from him. (if he gets back to me)

i want to pick them up monday or tuesday. monday is better though.
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Old 04-26-2009, 02:09 AM   #20989
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looks good jay2!
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cant wait to see the final results, if i get some painted oem m3 mirrors that arent jb, i may go this route
definitely. i'm glad i did this instead of paying a shop to paint em.
plus it's pretty simple/easy.
if you're modding on a budget like i am, i suggest doing this too. lol.
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Old 04-26-2009, 02:11 AM   #20992
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oh and about the caravan i think i'm probably not going to be able to meet up with the valley caravan. i'll just hop on the freeway and meet you guys. i gotta pick up a friend in Thousand Oaks. (just north of the valley)
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so is bimmerfest 20 bucks if u come with ur car or its for everyone?
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so is bimmerfest 20 bucks if u come with ur car or its for everyone?
Per car.
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+1 on going earlier chad

are we doing anything either hooters or guppies tomorrow or is it canceled due to bimmerfest prep

no meet since Bfest is so close...

we shouls have a DIY meet or 2 though...



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Wow, so apparently Hieu's Nokia 5800 (unless he got a different one?) was going for $200 on Dell.com just a few hours ago...crazy stuffs...
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yo jay2. why did u primer it? just wondering. it was tiag before, unless there were rock chips and stuff, all u needed to do was scuff with 300 and shoot em. lol
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Kalim what diameter bushings did you get? 60 or 66mm? i'm confused on what i need on the bimmerworld site.
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