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Old 05-01-2012, 06:56 PM   #241
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i will probably wet sand it. that way i won't mess it up.
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Old 05-01-2012, 07:05 PM   #242
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i want to remove the side trim so the body is clean and simple. but there's probably holes and a groove where the trim would be. god, i have so much in mind for this car...
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Old 05-01-2012, 07:06 PM   #243
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dont pull the side trim dude it'll look bad
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Old 05-01-2012, 07:10 PM   #244
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i want to remove the side trim so the body is clean and simple. but there's probably holes and a groove where the trim would be. god, i have so much in mind for this car...
You will have holes behind. I took mine off and had to fill them all in. It's a lot of work, but as you said, it really cleans up the side of the car.
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Old 05-01-2012, 08:22 PM   #245
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You will have holes behind. I took mine off and had to fill them all in. It's a lot of work, but as you said, it really cleans up the side of the car.
yeah i figured there would be holes. there is a guy with a primered zx3 on here (that i'm too lazy to look up) with completely shaved trim so it's flush with the rest of the body. i think that looks really good.
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Old 05-01-2012, 08:35 PM   #246
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yeah i figured there would be holes. there is a guy with a primered zx3 on here (that i'm too lazy to look up) with completely shaved trim so it's flush with the rest of the body. i think that looks really good.
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yep that's the one! i also really like the shaved trunk look but his looks pretty bad in light.. lol but yeahh he has the shaved sides that i like. i wouldn't do the shaved handles cause it's my dd
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Old 05-01-2012, 10:32 PM   #248
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Shaved hatch looks way too plain and now the license plate looks even more out of place than it should be.

Def should pull the side mouldings and fill in the holes it'll not only look cleaner, but since youre doing an 05 conversion, most 05-07's don't have the sides so yours will look more like one,
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when I see the shaved hatch it reminds me of the fairly odd parents cartoon where everyone was a grey blob lol.
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hahahaha I totally remember that episode.
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