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Old 07-08-2014, 01:42 PM   #28381
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Did you do that or take it to a shop? Job looks extremely well done.
I did it, thanks!

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job well done, i take it a lot of buffing and cutting?
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Old 07-08-2014, 01:44 PM   #28382
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The blue is beautiful but yeah I was considering the red. I have a totally black interior now.
Cinnamon is nice, but the blue is dope!
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Old 07-08-2014, 02:05 PM   #28383
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You got it guys, stay tuned. I went with 3M 55% front doors and 35% rear doors and rear window
Awesome...I'm glad to hear that you didn't go for the blacked out/Limo/VIP look! I've been leaning that way myself.
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Old 07-08-2014, 03:03 PM   #28384
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Replaced my ignition tumbler, took about 20-30 minutes!
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Old 07-08-2014, 04:17 PM   #28385
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Replaced my ignition tumbler, took about 20-30 minutes!
^^never heard of that before..

ordered an oil change kit (7qts of oem oil, oil filter) and a magnetic drain plug.
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Old 07-08-2014, 04:56 PM   #28386
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Got some touch up paint fixed the couple spots put some clear coat aswell and voila beener is back to show room condition
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Old 07-08-2014, 06:01 PM   #28387
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^ Same with the touch up paint. Bs'd a bit with my friend and snapped a pic of the car


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Old 07-08-2014, 06:32 PM   #28388
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^^

that lip and mtech II though! very nice!
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Old 07-08-2014, 06:54 PM   #28389
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Thanks man, would still look a lot better if the shop I took it to to get painted did a better job...
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Old 07-08-2014, 07:49 PM   #28390
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Old 07-08-2014, 08:25 PM   #28391
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Front plate delete strip from ECS today...

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Old 07-08-2014, 08:28 PM   #28392
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should post a full car pic of the delete too. Good job!
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Old 07-08-2014, 08:44 PM   #28393
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should post a full car pic of the delete too. Good job!
Best one I could get right now... Looks off since the molding around is much older than the delete strip... might just take off all the molding and just plastidip it in black to refresh it...
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Old 07-08-2014, 08:51 PM   #28394
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Best one I could get right now... Looks off since the molding around is much older than the delete strip... might just take off all the molding and just plastidip it in black to refresh it...

Um..does your car have a tow lock on it?
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Old 07-08-2014, 08:53 PM   #28395
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Fixed the scratch and dent in my quarter panel



VERY impressive....looks great!
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Old 07-08-2014, 09:26 PM   #28396
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Yup, it's in the tool case attached to the trunk.
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Old 07-08-2014, 10:05 PM   #28397
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Yup, it's in the tool case attached to the trunk.
Remind me not to move there...

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Old 07-08-2014, 10:09 PM   #28398
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Old 07-08-2014, 10:14 PM   #28399
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Remind me not to move there...
Lol, I installed a killswitch in mine just in case. I heard a quick DME flash can actually reset the requirement for a key allowing the car to be hotwired. I think there were some issues with the e90 with this because you could code a blank key with the OBD.

There's nothing to steal in my car... other than pirated music cd's
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There's nothing to steal in my car... other than pirated music cd's
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