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Old 07-15-2011, 12:20 AM   #21
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Best i can tell you is remove both head lights and work from there. with the headlights out of your way you have access to the slide brackets you can push pull and align then put two screws on each side to prevent anyone from removing it or it coming off while driving n hitting a pothole (if u live in a place with roads like NY)

Trust me is the easiest way. longer n harder but well worth the time.
Did you take any pictures during the installation you could refer too? I'm going to be doing the test fitment for my m3 bumper tommorow before dropping it off for paint. If not it's cool, I'm sure there's pictures out there somewhere
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Old 07-15-2011, 12:53 AM   #22
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Did you take any pictures during the installation you could refer too? I'm going to be doing the test fitment for my m3 bumper tommorow before dropping it off for paint. If not it's cool, I'm sure there's pictures out there somewhere
Damn im kicking my self for not taking pics. Im sure there are a ton of other ways but i had EVERYTHING off of my car the last things that went on was the headlights and hood. with your headlights out the brackets are RIGHT THERE. You can loosen and align with such ease. Trust me. If there is anyway of putting on that bumper, without having u on your back or removing wheel liners... this would be the way.



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Old 07-15-2011, 06:56 PM   #23
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Old 01-07-2012, 12:09 PM   #24
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Did you paint inside the engine area/well?
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Old 01-07-2012, 12:10 PM   #25
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correct geography I guess is Engine Bay? Thanks
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Old 01-08-2012, 09:58 PM   #26
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no i covered the engine BAY with clear plastic from home depot. worked great!
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Old 02-04-2012, 01:55 AM   #27
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Maybe your gf should of bought you a belt for your pants referring to pic 3 and 5 but nice color choice, looks good with blacked out roof, what is the color called?
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Old 02-04-2012, 05:48 AM   #28
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Maybe your gf should of bought you a belt for your pants referring to pic 3 and 5 but nice color choice, looks good with blacked out roof, what is the color called?
Sorry about the ass pic. the black color was ford black. the car color ill have up in the morning for u!
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Sorry about the ass pic. the black color was ford black. the car color ill have up in the morning for u!
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Old 02-04-2012, 12:25 PM   #30
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wish you had painted the whole car.

looks clean though!
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wish you had painted the whole car.

looks clean though!
The entire car was repainted. All body work was done. and car was sanded down and repainted. The body back in original color and roof and the Ford Black.
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Great job, I would never have the guts to paint my own car.
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Old 02-08-2012, 11:32 PM   #33
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Old 02-08-2012, 11:57 PM   #34
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Great job, I would never have the guts to paint my own car.
Not hard. just take your time n don't look to impress any one. remember its your car n not the other guys. Any way i can help feel free to ask!
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How much did the paint run you? And what brand did you go with? Props BTW. Looks great!
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How much did the paint run you? And what brand did you go with? Props BTW. Looks great!
The paint cost me close to $200. The clear is what cost me the most. It was close to $300. The color was stock. It was all PPG paint. The clear is the only thing i cant remember, but i know it cost more than the paint!

A word of advice to ANYONE who is painting their car... Use good paint BUT

USE THE BEST CLEAR YOUR MONEY CAN BUY!!!!
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Old 02-17-2012, 01:18 AM   #37
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Looks good! But I would have went with sherwin Williams brand! Also I work there so I get a really good discount on paint!

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Old 02-21-2012, 06:17 AM   #38
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looking good man! makes me want to spend money on getting my car to look how i want it to look
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Old 02-21-2012, 07:34 AM   #39
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i painted my nissan outside....if you wet the area before you paint, it helps with reducing particles. In Puerto Rico my uncles all have show cars. All have been painted outside. If you look at the paint job it looks like OEM if not better. If you know what your doing painting outside shouldn't effect the quality of the paint job.
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Old 02-21-2012, 03:20 PM   #40
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nice car brah... know invest in some rims
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