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Old 05-01-2012, 01:42 PM   #201
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My ride looks bad. hahah jk. Yeah if you paint too much stuff, it can look bad. Unless its a normal color, like black. lol Thats why Im going to redo some things. It was just starting to look ricey. Plus I noticed alot of silver is starting to appear on my car more than red.
yeah black is the best looking color for interior IMO. here's a thought, maybe you should paint your mirror caps gloss black? i'll probably doing that soon as well as my hatch trim.
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lol i'll ask. or i could mask off haha. i really wanna get my washer fluid things on my hood working. they have yellow leds in them. i gotta fix the wiring and paint the chrome black.
Here is the how to on removing the insert that the plastic trim is attached to:

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...threadid=30298

Once you get the insert out, there are 6 tabs behing it that you will have to carefully pop off. If you don't remove that plastic peice from the back of the insert, you'll break all the tabs holding it there.

it's really a whole lot more trouble than it's worth.
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Old 05-01-2012, 02:04 PM   #203
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also forgot to ask, what percent tint do you have? i might have asked this before but i forgot.. lol
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Don't northern trying to remove those plastic strips on the inserts, you pretty Mich have to break them off. They are plastic welded on.

Stephen, time to tackle that engine, needs moar clean.
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Don't northern trying to remove those plastic strips on the inserts, you pretty Mich have to break them off. They are plastic welded on.

Stephen, time to tackle that engine, needs moar clean.
I see, the ones I did weren't plastic welded, but it really is too much of a pain than it's really worth.

But def concentrate on the engine
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Old 05-01-2012, 09:49 PM   #206
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yeah black is the best looking color for interior IMO. here's a thought, maybe you should paint your mirror caps gloss black? i'll probably doing that soon as well as my hatch trim.
Ive thought about that. I half thought about getting SVT mirrors because one of mine is lose. I was going to get my car painted (before I got the rims and lowering kit) and I was going to remove all the trim as well.
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Here is the how to on removing the insert that the plastic trim is attached to:

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...threadid=30298

Once you get the insert out, there are 6 tabs behing it that you will have to carefully pop off. If you don't remove that plastic peice from the back of the insert, you'll break all the tabs holding it there.

it's really a whole lot more trouble than it's worth.
Thanks for the link! yeah it sounds like thats alot of work. lol
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also forgot to ask, what percent tint do you have? i might have asked this before but i forgot.. lol
Im pretty sure its 15%. I could ask my buddy because we both got ours tinted together the same tint. I know it wasnt the lowest. My friends dad (the one I went with) has a tdi jetta with 5% tint. In the dark it sucks. lol
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I see, the ones I did weren't plastic welded, but it really is too much of a pain than it's really worth.

But def concentrate on the engine
Yeah I need to. I definetly need to clean it. Its alot better than it was but I want to conquer alot of the rust this summer. Plus maybe a header wrap for the header I just got.
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Okay so now that im caught up to everyone, here is a couple mini little updates if you can call them that. lol The guy I ordered the lowering kit from said it shipped from his supplier. so hopefully I will have it within 2 weeks. Since I removed my roofrack, my mpg shot up for sure. I honestly havent been paying attention. Once I got back to 30 I was fine with it. Well Ive gone 85 miles and I am still on the edge of the full gauge....lol

Here is a video I made from riding last week. Its a bit long. I tried to be funny but it failed.

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