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Old 10-27-2013, 11:49 AM   #31
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I did a little exhaust tip scrubbing!


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Old 11-03-2013, 06:33 AM   #32
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Alright so ive finally had some time to start the long process of painting the rims! Reason i say so is because of the stinkin plastidip on the rims that does not come off easily at all.but aftera couple hours i finally got the majority of ot off. So heres the rims off the car and the old ugly ones back on. :(

And heres the beginning of peeling the plastidip.

And heres the rim after the plastidip is off and im beginning to sand it down.
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Old 11-04-2013, 03:10 PM   #33
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Really liking this car!
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:21 PM   #34
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Thanks! Haha yea im lovin it. So much fun
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Thanks! Haha yea im lovin it. So much fun
Keep it up, your doing great. Glad you love the svt, for its a great car. BTW hows the timing belt?
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Old 11-05-2013, 10:47 PM   #36
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Young kids and their cars… Glad you're liking it, welcome to the community! Keep up with the mods and the updates…you're learning quick!
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Old 11-07-2013, 05:06 AM   #37
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The timing belt and clutch were replaced about 40,000 miles ago so i think they should be good.
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Old 11-10-2013, 09:24 PM   #38
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Yesterday and today were busy days as i finished up with the sanding and tried my skill with a paint gun! Finally went out and got the paint and just went for it and it was a learning experience but all in all turned out pretty well. Not sure if it was worth the $100 or so that allthe supplies cost but the experience was worth it! I did the two fronts first and will repeat the process for the rears.
Here it is sanded and taped up.

I just used primer from a rattle can to save a little money. I figured the primer wasnt much different between can and gun.

I got the gun all set up and ready to go!

And heres the base coat and clear coat


Into the gun

And here they are after about 3 coats of white!

And then 3 or 4 nice heavy coats of clear!



They turned out pretty good for a garage paint job! And best of all it was pretty fun and good experience. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who wants a nice some what proffesional looking paint job for not much money. With a little know how and some time, its not so hard!
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Old 11-10-2013, 11:36 PM   #39
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i really like the white on blue, glad the rims turned out better this time with paint. You might even be able to buff for a better finish after they are cured.
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Awesome job!!! I really like the mods you have done. Keep it up!
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