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Old 04-23-2013, 05:51 PM   #1421
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If you grind the rust down and it doesn't go all the way through you could try coating with por-15. Then you can primer over that and repaint however.
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Old 04-23-2013, 08:46 PM   #1422
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Thanks for the advice guys! I certainly don't need a showroom condition result. I'm just sick of having to look at that ugly rust spot every time I open the hatch...
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Old 04-27-2013, 06:57 PM   #1423
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Bought this today. Now, all I have to do is stick stuff under the mesh and not have to strap it down in any other way (depending on the item obviously). I'm painting the red tie downs black right now.

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Old 04-27-2013, 07:53 PM   #1424
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I really like that mesh thing, looks like it will come in handy. I also like your license plate placement! Btw, all Borlas stick out that much on an SVT bumper. Me and a local guy met up yesterday, we both have that combo and it's exactly like yours lol
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Old 04-27-2013, 07:58 PM   #1425
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My exhaust was for a wagon so it actually stuck out about a foot before we cut it down. I really wish it was in farther still, though. Love the sound, however; especially the crackle as when you shift or let the car cost.
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Old 04-28-2013, 06:55 AM   #1426
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Photo from yesterday.

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Nice cargo net Bryan! I am looking for something like that for mine
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:12 AM   #1428
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Looks great, love the front bumper and cargo net. BTW, why you hating on your headlights? You need to give them a good polish and then protect them with some clear LaminX, problem solved. Or is it something else?
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Old 04-28-2013, 11:21 AM   #1429
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Nice cargo net Bryan! I am looking for something like that for mine
I bought it from Walmart for about $14 dollars. The straps for in the camping section and the net was in the automotive section. It for on of those trays you can but on the hitch of a truck or SUV.

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Looks great, love the front bumper and cargo net. BTW, why you hating on your headlights? You need to give them a good polish and then protect them with some clear LaminX, problem solved. Or is it something else?
I don't remember hating on my headlights, I really like them and the extra led's I've added and the light output is good. And yes, they do need a good polish again, I've just been putting other thing before it.

I will say, though, that Machs are my second favorite headlights; black ST170's are my top choice mainly because they tend to flow better with the rest of the car IMO. The lack of projectors are the only limiters on why I haven't gotten a set yet.
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"Finished" product. The paint needs to cure for a few days before I can polish it. I'm also going to try to restore the foglights again but I'm just about ready to give up on them again.
Oops! I thought you said headlights here, when you said foglights, I am such a !! LOL
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