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Old 03-15-2016, 07:29 AM   #21
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Old 03-15-2016, 07:31 AM   #22
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Also did the grills black dunno if i like this so much.
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Old 03-15-2016, 07:35 AM   #23
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Old 03-15-2016, 07:36 AM   #24
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I will post pictures of cool lighting when it gets dark
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Old 03-15-2016, 07:41 AM   #25
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For the ambient lighting you should've used amber.
I did try amber it was all too drab also tried red and blue but found white is definately the best.
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Old 03-15-2016, 09:15 AM   #26
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Nice interior color combo. The silver trim adds nice contrast as well
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Old 03-15-2016, 09:58 AM   #27
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I like the gloss black center console, it's a nice touch.
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Old 03-15-2016, 10:09 AM   #28
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I like the gloss black center console, it's a nice touch.
+1 My ashtray lid and bin lid have loads of scratches on them; gloss black is a nice option if I choose to refinish.
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Old 03-15-2016, 11:07 AM   #29
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Just polished the old girl. Not bad for 14 years old
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Old 03-15-2016, 11:08 AM   #30
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I love those wheels too. They fit so nice on a sedan/touring
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Old 03-15-2016, 01:17 PM   #32
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They are super cheap to buy on ebay now. Need mine refurbing as someone has DIY sprayed them and they have a poor finish.
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Old 03-15-2016, 01:30 PM   #33
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I would've paid you for the trim before you painted it, I love that wood! but your new interior looks great, really nice
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Old 03-15-2016, 02:12 PM   #34
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Old 03-15-2016, 02:14 PM   #35
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Camera does not do it justice whatsoever the soft glow over the door card and within the tray is so soft the camera cant detect it. Where you sit it does not look like it does in the photos much nicer in real life
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Old 03-15-2016, 02:26 PM   #36
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That touring is sick!!! Personally I like the amber lightning of the interior and I wouldn't add a blue light, but I have to recognize the work and enthusiasm there. The gloss ashtray and sunglasses compartment is.... Different... I can't decide if I like it or not haha!

It's always nice to see a loved wagon!
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Old 03-15-2016, 02:40 PM   #37
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Looks really good. Digging the tape deck.

I'm almost finished with my build, so soon I can focus on aesthetics.
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Old 03-15-2016, 04:15 PM   #38
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Nice work. Looks pro.

You should do the shift knob in the same aluminum finish (or black) - it stands out now as the only wood grain in there.
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Old 03-15-2016, 06:29 PM   #39
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Nice work. Looks pro.

You should do the shift knob in the same aluminum finish (or black) - it stands out now as the only wood grain in there.
yes deffo need to do the gear nob but im not sure if mine is glued on or a grub screw i need to investigate
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The shift knob pulls straight up. It on there pretty good so you have to staddle it and pull straight up without hitting yourself in the nuts or in the face. It helps to put the shifter in neutral or drive to give it a better angle to pull up.
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