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Old 11-15-2012, 10:19 AM   #11
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Looking good. I think you should leave your tails and side markers stock color, they will contrast nicely with the clean look you have going.

Tails i like this color , i am going to be experimenting with the nightshade straight on white trim piece see if i get a deep maroon type color for the trim above the license plate, but i have to paint a piece of trim to test it before i actually try it on the car.
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Old 11-15-2012, 10:20 AM   #12
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Daaang. Looks TIGHT in WHITE!!! :D

Thanks , it does look pretty awesome in white. Thanks again
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Old 11-15-2012, 03:39 PM   #13
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Looks good man. I love white focus's especialy done up like yours.
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So some news , currently i have a set of these coming up from another member
Thanks Pyroinsa



I also have a Steeda Aluminium Plug cover coming , pictures as soon as i have it , also from another member here Thanks Turbo turtle

And i found a rather rough looking SVT Front bumper i am going to test fit on my car tomorrow and if all goes to plan i will be repairing and painting it and installing it .



and that came off this



and oddly enough the rear diffuser and front bumper survived.

I will post pics of the fitting , i may even drive with it for a day or two.

I am looking for a SAP rear bumper or SVT rear bumper now and will go from there.
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Old 11-22-2012, 12:06 AM   #15
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You're welcome:) It's gonna look good with that SVT front!
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That sucks that it happened to an SVT, but whats even more crappy is the way junkyards put the cars up on wheels(but that one is a 5-door, so no sideskirts) there is a sweet ZX3 in a junkyard near me and they ruined the ford accessories sideskirts by doing that crap:(
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Old 11-22-2012, 12:12 AM   #17
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Yea i saw a whole bunch of cars where the side skirts were ruined , on the other hand working under and around the cars is so easy with it this way and brakes don't get entirely ruined by sitting in the mud and dirt . so its a hit or miss.

If this one was in any shape , i would have spent my entire pay check stripping it .
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Old 11-22-2012, 01:07 PM   #18
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So i test fit the bumper , needed a little persuasion on one side , but in the end she fit on pretty good.









Now to tear it all down again for the repair.
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Old 11-26-2012, 05:26 PM   #19
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So a small update , AS it snowed hits Morning (&#^$&&#&R#&^&@) but didn't stop me from doing a little work , took the SVT bumper off , then my old on back on , then started to repair the damage on the SVT one.

So as of 5 pm i have all the repairs done. Tomorrow sand down he excess plastic , and then rough it all up and prime. And Wetsand , and prime ad wetsand and see where i go there.

I am hoping to have it all primed by tomorrow evening.

I also start making a wire harness for my new headlights and SVT fogs. as my car doesn't use the same connections , i had to make my own harness.

Will post pictures tomorrow of the repair ad hopefully a primed bumper.
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:15 PM   #20
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So another update , bumper is repaired fully , and the following are pics of my repair.



This was the worst repair on the thing , as it was a pressure joint , so it deserved a little more attention. so in the back looks ugly, but the front looks good.



this was a simple matter of reinforcing the crack which is not a supporting crack , but it is repaired and reinforced.



Some more of the reinforcement and repair



some more reinforcement




the front facing side of the first image , the major repair crack.



This is after today , 1st coat of white finally went on , after a few bouts of primer and wet sand to smooth it.





Tomorrow a little wet sand for a little over spray , then another coat of white . and wetsand , then clear coat.

keep in mind i am also doing this when it is far too cold to be doing this. i am baking the bumper useing a heat gun ...... not the best way to do this. but since i am in a competition with father time , and mother nature .

i want this on for the winter.

So thats where i am at. when i have the clear coat on and the lip and grill oni will take a few more pictures to show.
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