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Old 07-10-2012, 01:23 AM   #1
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Body Work and Updates for 2012

So 3 weeks ago today, I finally dropped my car off in our body shop to get the quarters re-done. I have the infamous rust problem right behind the fender flare, plus a little under one of the side skirts, so that was addressed also. The car is now hopefully rust-free for the first time since I've had it.

While we were there, I got a fender roller, plus they pulled/bashed them out with a slidehammer and 8lb sledge. After that they were rolled again and re-shaped to look like stock. I got about 1" of clearance out of this whole operation, and now everything is seam sealed and nice looking instead of jagged/rusty cuts

I have a couple decent pics from earlier this season. Surprisingly I could still have people in the back before all this fender work.







4 new tires and full alignment cost me $455 total


Also fixed/adjusted my front bumper again as a result of "Flash Flood Incident #2." But imagine it like this, only fixed!


and my neglected black e30s






Here are some pics from last week, today the car was parked in the prep booth and I didn't check up on progress because I know it hasn't been started on yet. But... SOON


Bondoz


God damn, look at all that clearance!! This was taken after bondoz was sanded


And sealer primer




(car isn't off the massive jack in any of these pics obviously)



Tomorrow the car should see some color!
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Old 07-10-2012, 03:11 AM   #2
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Sell me a e30!! Lol looking good man

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Old 07-10-2012, 03:56 AM   #3
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Love it! Car looks beautiful as always, especially with that new supersprint. I really need to get some bodywork for more clearance myself. Yours turned out awesome.
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Old 07-10-2012, 06:01 AM   #4
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What's up with the wheel gap up front Alec?
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Old 07-10-2012, 06:06 AM   #5
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Old 07-10-2012, 08:43 AM   #6
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I didn't wanna say it

You better go a lot lower now!
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Havent seen you post in forever!!! good to know you're still in the mod game Bondo on the rear fender? hopefully they don't crack or shrink in the future.

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Old 07-10-2012, 10:01 AM   #8
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Very nice looking man. Like a lot your car
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Old 07-10-2012, 10:09 AM   #9
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I didn't wanna say it

You better go a lot lower now!
Yeah I'll probably go lower now.

Eventual plan is to stay around this height and go wider on all the lips.




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Havent seen you post in forever!!! good to know you're still in the mod game Bondo on the rear fender? hopefully they don't crack or shrink in the future.

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No matter what happens to the paint or body work, I have a life time warranty on it.

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Good to see you tackled all that at once. Well done Alec!
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No matter what happens to the paint or body work, I have a life time warranty on it.

Good to see you around these parts too
good deal!
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Old 07-10-2012, 11:49 AM   #13
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wider lips like you said would be looks amazing!
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good stuff. basically need exactly this on my own car
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Nice dude! I've always loved how your car is so clean looking.
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leave lips alone, get spaced out! boom.
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Yeah I'll probably go lower now.

Eventual plan is to stay around this height and go wider on all the lips.






No matter what happens to the paint or body work, I have a life time warranty on it.

Good to see you around these parts too
how'd you get a warranty on bodywork that involved rust?
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