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Old 12-02-2013, 10:44 AM   #1
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Hi Guys - I recently hit a deer with my 2013 ford focus - sterling grey color and decided (have wanted to since the start) to black out my DD. In the plans are

HID's - 6000 with 55w Ballasts - so i can see the deer better haha (have)
Euro Style Headlights - were cheaper than oem (have)
Tinted windows - 50% tint all the way around - so i can have privacy (December 17th is install date)
Powdercoated stock 5 spoke wheels - to promote my business (will be done by myself since i powder coat)
Calipers as well will be powder coated
Making a rear dissfusser as was as a front plate and powdering that black - better MPG - commute is 108 miles daily (round trip)

This is my fairly simple build thread, going more for looks and to promote my powder coating business

Any tips let me know!


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Old 12-02-2013, 01:52 PM   #3
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dang deer, looking forward to seeing the powdercoating though
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dang deer, looking forward to seeing the powdercoating though
It should turn out well once I decide if I want to go with a matte, a flat, a semi gloss, or a high gloss, or a mirror gloss black look on the rims haha


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i have a sterling grey too, and I've debated myself about matte vs. gloss
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stay away from the flat black, they just tend to look dirty all the time. if you are promoting your wares, do something a bit fancier than flat black
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