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Old 12-20-2012, 04:15 PM   #21
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Old 12-20-2012, 04:41 PM   #22
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Exciting!!

Although I have to say, if I ever got a car resprayed, it'd never be in black. There are just too many awesome colors to choose from (AW, LSB, some form of bright red, etc.).
Oh god I think I would have to do Alpine white. I love white and gunmetal accents.
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Old 12-20-2012, 05:30 PM   #23
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Exciting!!

Although I have to say, if I ever got a car resprayed, it'd never be in black. There are just too many awesome colors to choose from (AW, LSB, some form of bright red, etc.).
I would love to do a color change. My body guy is really good at mixing custom colors, he just sprayed a hummer a custom orange with green pearl last week. The problem is the jambs, hood and trunk would all have to be painted to match. I'm getting this paint job for a song & a dance so I can't really ask for too much ya know?
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:40 PM   #24
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Man bud I thought the 01 Vert I just bought was in bad shape but yours takes the cake. I have done alot of the same repairs including a new top. It gets exspensive fast haha. But like you this is my project car and my second BMW so it will be sick again just like yours will. Good luck!
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:40 PM   #25
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BTW have you considered just wraping the car?
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:57 PM   #26
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Man bud I thought the 01 Vert I just bought was in bad shape but yours takes the cake. I have done alot of the same repairs including a new top. It gets exspensive fast haha. But like you this is my project car and my second BMW so it will be sick again just like yours will. Good luck!
We'll get there eventually! And yes, it adds up quick too.

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BTW have you considered just wraping the car?
I did, but the car needed major body work to be pin-straight and after all that was done it just seems right to paint it. I can always wrap it after if I want to.
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Old 12-21-2012, 05:32 PM   #27
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Pics!

Teaser pic. Hopefully assembled tomorrow...
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Old 12-22-2012, 04:27 PM   #28
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She's done! Full paint job

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Old 12-22-2012, 04:28 PM   #29
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:18 AM   #30
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Got her tinted! Now just gotta find a set of rims somewhere
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:43 AM   #31
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Great job mate you've put some serious work in there. Shes looking great
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:49 PM   #32
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Great job mate you've put some serious work in there. Shes looking great
Thank you sir, much obliged!
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Old 12-25-2012, 04:39 PM   #33
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Took out the crappy aftermarket projectors tonight. I am gonna return these and grab a new set, maybe try the depo brand next?
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Old 12-26-2012, 10:50 AM   #34
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Nice work man! Looks great! How did you wire the usb port, got any pictures?
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Old 12-26-2012, 11:18 AM   #35
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The usb port is plugged into my stereo behind the dash, I just cut a hole in the blank switch cover next to my heated seat switch. I know usb is only a few volts so you may be able to wire it into constant/ key power with an inline fuse and resistor.

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Old 12-29-2012, 01:33 PM   #36
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Added a silver flip down tow hook and got my new key!!! Remotes Inc. from Ebay. Case snaps apart, comes with a battery, and I programmed it in 2 seconds. Now just gotta get it cut and move the transponder over. Off to find a locksmith...


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