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Old 06-29-2008, 10:45 AM   #1
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Busy modding week...

I started off by two-toning my door panels:
Passenger Side Rear Panel Before:

After:

Driver Side Rear Panel Before:

After:

Passenger Door Panel Before:

After:

Driver Door Panel Before:

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That wire sticking out is from the AUX jack that I use for my iPod. I wired it to come out of the ashtray instead of the glovebox so I can control my iPod.
I roll the wire up into the ashtray when i'm not using it.



I sprayed about 4 coats for each piece. This is all I used to paint the door panels and rear deck:

There's still a bunch of stuff I have to paint black, like the seatbacks, and those 2 things that are on the rear panels close to the headrests among other things. I also plan on painting the wood trim Gloss Black.
Next, I changed out the 2 front speakers. One of them was busted. I changed them to the Pioneer TS-A1682R's.




Lastly I did the Sharpie mod:


Everything was pretty easy thanks to all the DIY's on this site
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Old 06-29-2008, 10:54 AM   #2
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the two tone looks GREAT
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Old 06-29-2008, 11:58 AM   #3
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nothing like a DIY mod!
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Old 06-29-2008, 12:01 PM   #4
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nice work, looks very clean
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Old 06-29-2008, 01:15 PM   #5
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Old 06-29-2008, 02:02 PM   #6
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Great work!
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Old 06-29-2008, 02:49 PM   #7
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all that work and you kept the wood?

aside from the wood everything looks great...

nice work
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Old 06-29-2008, 03:21 PM   #8
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did it spray on evenly on the vinyl or leather or whatever the door panel is made of? thats the stuff i used for my trunk carpet lol
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Old 06-29-2008, 04:12 PM   #9
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all that work and you kept the wood?

aside from the wood everything looks great...

nice work
thanks. yea i know. i plan on spraying the wood gloss black. i'll probably spray it next week or so.

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did it spray on evenly on the vinyl or leather or whatever the door panel is made of? thats the stuff i used for my trunk carpet lol
thanks. yea it sprayed on evenly. plus it dries quick. i think within about 5-10 mins it was dry. but i usually waited about a half hour before i sprayed on another coat. it's supposed to be cool to use on the seats too. i was thinking of spraying the sides black and leave the middle grey. but i don't want that sh!t rubbing off on my clothes.
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Old 06-29-2008, 04:22 PM   #10
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looks great man, good job

i'm a norcalboy insocal so i guess we're opposites lol
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looks great bro good work
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Old 06-29-2008, 06:29 PM   #12
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I love the two tone. I'm too afraid to do mine and mess up though.
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Old 06-29-2008, 06:31 PM   #13
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I'll be all over mine soon....nice pics and project....
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Old 06-29-2008, 06:52 PM   #14
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looks good minus the wood trims
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Old 06-29-2008, 06:54 PM   #15
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Old 06-29-2008, 07:05 PM   #16
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nice! gotta love doin it yourself...
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Old 06-29-2008, 10:04 PM   #17
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Nice job Jay! Don't be intimidated about taking apart the spring loaded piece next to the convertible lid to paint that too! It looks more complicated than it is. You can remove it but taking the rear panels out again, just a couple torx screws if I remember.
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Old 06-29-2008, 10:27 PM   #18
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Old 06-29-2008, 10:40 PM   #19
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Old 06-29-2008, 11:21 PM   #20
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i really like the door panels.
i want to do that to mine too..
i think the black/grey two tone would look nice with the TiAg exterior.
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