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Old 01-08-2013, 03:14 PM   #101
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So here it is guys. All painted up! Matte white!
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Old 01-08-2013, 09:46 PM   #102
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Old 01-08-2013, 09:47 PM   #103
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Old 01-08-2013, 10:41 PM   #104
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Hey man just wanted to know where did you get your fog lights? Btw your car is coming along great i think! Love the white even though the blue is a unique colour but they both look great.
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Old 01-08-2013, 11:07 PM   #105
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At the beginning of the thread you said you were going to vinyl wrap white. Did you do that or paint?

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I used vht red tint on my stock ones. If you do it right it looks good. A few coats over the amber, and some clear coat. I personally think the led tails are played out, and over priced. But I like to save my money for maintenance.
How is factory installed equipment played out? I'm a huge fan of upgrading your car with OEM options.

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Old 01-08-2013, 11:10 PM   #106
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Hey man just wanted to know where did you get your fog lights? Btw your car is coming along great i think! Love the white even though the blue is a unique colour but they both look great.
Thanks man! Appreciate it! And yea the steel blue is nice but I've wanted matte white for the longest time! Anyways I grabbed them off eBay.. 32 bucks shipped anywhere in US! They are awesome! Comes with bulbs and all. Thinking about hooking up some 4300k hid bulbs to get the light projection even bigger and brighter!
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Old 01-08-2013, 11:20 PM   #107
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At the beginning of the thread you said you were going to vinyl wrap white. Did you do that or paint?



How is factory installed equipment played out? I'm a huge fan of upgrading your car with OEM options.

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I ended up doing paint.. Well more like both cause its dip.. So whenever I don't want it anymore ill just peel it off lol.

And in regards to using oem equipment, it's going good.. I ended up doing the vht paint that steadymobin said he used. It looks great! Not sure I've upgraded anything else unless u can remind me lol
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Really looking into bc coils right now.. Hopefully within the next month after tax refund!
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you plasti dip your whole car? Did you do it your self or got it prof. done
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Old 01-08-2013, 11:39 PM   #111
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you plasti dip your whole car? Did you do it your self or got it prof. done
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Haha yea the whole car is dipped lol. I did it my self. I bought the hole car kit. And I did mine and my buddy's m3 vert! Check it! From carbon black to gun metal gray
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And in regards to using oem equipment, it's going good.. I ended up doing the vht paint that steadymobin said he used. It looks great! Not sure I've upgraded anything else unless u can remind me lol
I was referring to his comment about LED tails. I don't see how it can be played out if some of our cars came with them...

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Spraying the whole car with the top down, zero ventilation and your e46 getting a splash of grey overspray.....
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I was referring to his comment about LED tails. I don't see how it can be played out if some of our cars came with them...

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Yea I disagree with him.. I didn't understand why it would be played out now.. I still plan on painting them red when I get my led tails
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Spraying the whole car with the top down, zero ventilation and your e46 getting a splash of grey overspray.....
Yea it's a lot easier with the top down.. Look it up on utube.. Everyone's doing it like that.. And how can u say that there's no ventilation when the car was half inside an open garage with half the car outside? And even if there was a splash of gray on my car. I took it all off when I washed and prepped my car before I dipped my car like 2 weeks later
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I think he was referring to tinting the led tails red as played out not to having led tails lol
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I guess you guyzs dont luv your car as much as I thought you would. How do you guyzs wash your car. Dont the plasti dip come off when you put some pressure and water onto it . Please educated me on this . Thanks
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I guess you guyzs dont luv your car as much as I thought you would. How do you guyzs wash your car. Dont the plasti dip come off when you put some pressure and water onto it . Please educated me on this . Thanks
If u dip ur car the right way and apply the right amount of coats, it will withstand the pressure washer, and just wash the car like any other car wash. They recommend washing with that shamwow towel lol
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Old 06-10-2013, 02:48 PM   #120
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Well the time came.. She was sold today.. Being picked up in an hour.. No reason for selling other than just over it already.. Want something else now.. I did everything that I pretty much wanted to do to her.. Not sure if im leaving the e46 fam cause I could settle for an m3 but not sure yet. Anyways here's some pics of her as she sits right now..Attachment 510352Attachment 510353Click image for larger version

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