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Old 07-23-2011, 01:17 AM   #291
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Brilliant idea! I am not much of a hunter, but guns were my first love and remain this day to be my mistress. I don't think I have any empty shells, but what a great reason to go shoot some clays!

I don't think the 9mm or. 380 casings will work.
Thanks! I figured some of you guys would appreciate it. have fun makin parts for your focus

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Old 07-23-2011, 07:04 AM   #292
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And, here's one that I did on our arm rest of the centre console.
It can be used for holding many things like letters to mail, pens, lists, receipts, etc.
Follow the filename numbers to see the progression.
Have fun.

http://s919.photobucket.com/albums/a...CONSOLE%20MOD/
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Old 07-26-2011, 06:51 AM   #293
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Here are a couple indexpensive mods I did to my car. They took a little work but I am very happy with the results.

This is sun visor I made using window tinting. The letters were cut out of silver window tint that I found sitting around with black tint as the background. I had a hard time getting the black tint to form to the shape of the windshield and I have some bubbles but it was my first time doing tint and am still very happy with the results. And you have no idea how much it improves sun glare when driving.



I also painted the SVT lower air dam as well as the rear hatch trim piece (I only have a picture of the front dam). If you have the time and patience (and black plastic trim pieces), it is a great way to clean up the look of your car. Another side note: this picture was taken before I sanded and polished, know it has the same shine as the rest of the car.



Other cheap mods that get my vote that have been mentioned before are taillight and front signal tinting, brake caliper painting, and rim painting. Some of these mods take time and effort, but when done right, they can add a lot to a car.
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Old 08-14-2011, 07:58 PM   #294
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Just wanted to bump this thread, so many great ideas! Anymore?
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Old 08-14-2011, 08:56 PM   #295
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yeah emblem overlays Ii have a black focus, and the blue oval didn't look all that swell so I got a black oval with silver letters.
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I hate those windshield decals.
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^^ I hate the color purple and sauerkraut. What's your point.
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Point is why do you have to tell people what your car is? Reminds me of every Grand Prix GTP out there with it. It's tacky.
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^^ Maybe you should have said that in the first place but I respect your opinion.
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Point is why do you have to tell people what your car is? Reminds me of every Grand Prix GTP out there with it. It's tacky.
I actually think some dont look that bad, the one on the TFB designs site IMO dont look that bad.



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