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Old 11-30-2011, 01:18 AM   #311
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I'm a newb to the forums (although I've been lurking as a guest for a few weeks). This thread has some great ideas, I'm planning on doing a few this weekend (noise reduction, HD lip, door sill plates). Keep the cheap mods coming.
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Old 01-26-2012, 04:20 PM   #312
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Old 01-27-2012, 08:12 AM   #313
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What: Windshield Shade
Cost: About $10 for window tint.
Time: An hour or two. Depending on how good you are with window tint.


I'll drop this in here. I redid my windshield shade and took a couple pictures along the way.

Cut and ready to install. All I used was window tint so I can still easily see stop lights and other high things. My states laws say that you can do anything to the top 6" of the windshield.



Installed. I used a hair dryer when laying the tint so it came out much better than the first one I did: no more ripples.




And outdoors.

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Old 01-27-2012, 08:54 AM   #314
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What: Air intake scoop (on Svt)
Cost: I happened to have the material on hand so I can't really say, but all you need to buy is some hard plastic.
Time: An hour or two. Most of my time was spent in designing and fitting it properly so it can be done quickly if you have a good plan to start with.

And here's one more. I don't know if it's in here yet or not but here it is:

A while back, I stumbled across a thread were members of this forum had done similar work for their air intakes. I have long since lost that thread but here is what I did for mine.

The portion that I cut out of the plastic shroud over the grill.



The scoop and shark fin for a lack of a better word was cut out of hard plastic and glued into place.



The scoop sitting in the car.



Everything back into place.



And a view from the grill.

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Old 01-27-2012, 10:41 AM   #315
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^very cool. Remember to list cost and time!
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Old 01-27-2012, 06:57 PM   #316
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^very cool. Remember to list cost and time!
Will do. It's been a while so I don't remember for sure but I'll do a best guess.
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Old 01-27-2012, 07:21 PM   #317
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One more and I think I'm done for a while.

What: Black lug nuts
Cost: About $8 for a can of Plastidip.
Time: 4 hours for dry time

Instead of reposting everything, here is a link to the original thread: http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=273839

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That looks very cool on the white wheels! Plasti dip is my hero.
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I got a new addition...

F2 Coil Overs

Cost: Trade for parts I had.
Time: About an hour or two for install.

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^^^ Can I trade you my worn out Svt shocks for those? lol. Nice trade.
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