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Old 02-25-2013, 07:24 AM   #1
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2013 FoFo SE "Jaws" Mini Build (Pic Heavy)

Decided to start my own little build thread here.
Nothing crazy is going to happen, but I want to document the small modifications I am going to make ((or already have) to my '13 Sterling Gray Metallic Sedan aka Jaws.

This is the first brand new car I have ever purchased (2 miles on it the day I test drove her).

The day I got her 2/19/13:



This is a lot to take in coming from a MKII with minimal options:



Picked these up the same night.. because a spare set of rims with snow tires on them is pretty key in the New England::



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This will come in handy:



Not bad for a 90% back road commute to work:


Since it was my birthday weekend.. I came home from VT to find my car had 20% tints all around. Huge thanks to my parents, sister, & B.I.L for surprising me with those!


And this was also on my kitchen counter when I walked into my place:


Now just waiting on some fog light bezels to arrive and my Ford Racing springs.


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Old 02-25-2013, 09:58 PM   #2
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Very cool dude!

Outstanding mileage! Still think maybe I should have gone manual... even if I don't know how to drive it very well.
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Old 02-26-2013, 06:25 AM   #3
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Thanks!
And only way to get better is to dive in (and hope you don't explode your transmission).
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Old 03-03-2013, 09:18 PM   #4
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Got some goodies...

Springs came in:


Doing some work on the fog light bezels..
Too shiney for me:



Lets try this:


First coat of plastidip:


After about 5 coats:


Thule square rack:



And one more instacrap picture:
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Completed the fog lights bezels tonight:




It ain't perfect.. but I ain't either.
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I'm interested how the fog lights are, I also want to put a set of those in.
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:02 PM   #7
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I'm interested how the fog lights are, I also want to put a set of those in.
I'll keep you posted..
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Question, since your car came w/o fogs and you had to buy the bezels anyway. Why not just buy the titanium bezels in the first place instaed of buying the plain SE bezels and having to plastidip them? Are the ti bezels that much more expensive that its cheaper to go the route you did?
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Question, since your car came w/o fogs and you had to buy the bezels anyway. Why not just buy the titanium bezels in the first place instaed of buying the plain SE bezels and having to plastidip them? Are the ti bezels that much more expensive that its cheaper to go the route you did?
Never even priced TI's.
I got the pair for $30 shipped..
They usually go for $40 ea. IIRC.
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Good lookin mk3 . I like those winter wheels as well

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