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Old 07-08-2012, 01:36 PM   #121
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That's 1 bad ///M. Looks great.
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Old 07-08-2012, 07:57 PM   #122
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Old 07-08-2012, 08:28 PM   #123
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Hahahha I know, I still to this day have absolutely no idea what they are talking about lol
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Old 07-09-2012, 01:30 PM   #124
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and to this day me either lol
You have a massive signature haha
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Old 07-09-2012, 02:11 PM   #125
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Old 07-20-2012, 01:25 AM   #126
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I know I kinda regret not going about a 1/2 inch lower in the front. Its just that I don't want to pay for another alignment right after I just got one!



Yes they are, and powder coated black as well! And thanks for the compliments.



Hahahha I know, I still to this day have absolutely no idea what they are talking about lol
google image "orange peel paint" and you'll see. it's an imperfection that happens when post paint work is not completed. typically from a re spray where the painter is not a perfectionist.
in a couple of your photos it looks like you have it (drivers fender and rear bumper) which leads to the possibility of a re spray which could mean damage at some point.

no one's saying your car sucks or anything. we're just trying to look out for you. it's really hard to tell when not in person.
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Old 07-20-2012, 01:30 AM   #127
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google image "orange peel paint" and you'll see. it's an imperfection that happens when post paint work is not completed. typically from a re spray where the painter is not a perfectionist.
in a couple of your photos it looks like you have it (drivers fender and rear bumper) which leads to the possibility of a re spray which could mean damage at some point.

no one's saying your car sucks or anything. we're just trying to look out for you. it's really hard to tell when not in person.
I actually had a friend of mine point it out to me, and he explained what it was. You guys were absolutely right! I have it and its pretty bad! so since there's orange peel does that for sure mean that it was repainted at some point? Or could it just be the stock pant?
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Old 07-20-2012, 02:10 AM   #128
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I actually had a friend of mine point it out to me, and he explained what it was. You guys were absolutely right! I have it and its pretty bad! so since there's orange peel does that for sure mean that it was repainted at some point? Or could it just be the stock pant?
It's possible that it's the stock paint, however if it's not consistent with the rest of the car it's more than likely been repainted.
So if your hood looks smooth and your bumper is all crazy it's more than likely repainted.
The good news is its definitely fixable. Contact a good detailer and they'll let you know what's up.
Bad news is if you have repainted panels, there was some damage at some point. Run a carfax or something.
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Old 07-20-2012, 11:27 AM   #129
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It's real easy to tell if you've had paintwork. As someone stated earlier simply run you're fingers along the edges of the fender or and body panel for that matter; No paint work will feel buttery smooth just like the outside surface of the fender, if it's had paintwork it will feel slightly rough kind of like a fine sandpaper.

Funny thing is on my old black e46 I had the front end resprayed because of rock chips, bugs eating away the paint, ect. and afterwards there was less orange peel than the factory paint on the rest of the car.
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Did you get your spacers yet brah? Oh and what happened with the stealth bulbs?
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Old 07-21-2012, 04:23 PM   #131
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Not yet they are getting installed for sure on Monday afternoon! and I ordered the bulbs and actually got to meet with the guy and pick them up locally. The owner of khoalty is really nice.
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Oh nice. Dude autocon was sick but so fvcking hot. 102 degrees. I left after 30 minutes. Infamous will be way better.
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It's 35 bucks for a car and 10 Dollars to get in. Haha yeah nobody has seen this pic. Especially gabe.
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thats expensive! your paying 35 for the mini to get in right?
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