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Old 04-24-2010, 08:22 AM   #21
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Open up the headlights and paint the outer plastic shroud black too, then it will look right.
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Old 04-24-2010, 11:28 AM   #22
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nice window trim, its black! not chrome. I hate that chrome junk on std 3s, looks so bad.

Get some solaris chrome bulbs and painted front reflectors.
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Old 04-24-2010, 11:52 AM   #23
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I also want to do the Yellow Highbeam Reflector Bowls that E46Moonlight did on this forum:

Roundels, sidemarkers, reflectors, corners and tails all to be changed soon. I wl update with pictures when complete. Thanks for all the feedback/suggestions!
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Old 04-24-2010, 05:08 PM   #24
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what did u do to get the window trim black? ive been wanting to do it for sometime now but i don't know where to look to find any parts
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Old 02-24-2011, 08:04 PM   #25
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The new wheels look nice man; what company makes the gunmetal paint you used? Smoked tails would look sick too if your tryin to be complete blacked out

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Old 02-24-2011, 08:06 PM   #26
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Looks great. Needs dark tint ASAP if you wanna be blackout

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Old 02-24-2011, 08:37 PM   #27
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wow great job on the wheels man. I love the look of those. thats exactly what I'm going to do this spring.
If I were you I would do
black kidney grills
lightly smoked lights(all around)
spray paint headlight housing
spray paint bumper grille and trims around the fogs

yellow high-beam bowl paint-job would look sick too like you mentioned

also what kind of paint did you use for the chrome trims around the windows? plasti-dip?
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Old 01-23-2012, 09:45 PM   #28
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sweet blackouttt
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Old 01-23-2012, 10:22 PM   #29
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Leave the lights! Or get LED versions.
Id get black inner headlight pieces, smoked corner indicators, paint your bumper reflectors, and get black emblems to complete the look.

*Wrecking* - Heaps of parts available.
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