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Old 19th April 2012, 09:15   #1
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here is my vtr as i bought it





need a new back bumper !

i have touched it up with some silver nail varnish i stole off out lass you cant rili tell from a distance i will put a pic of that up later





got my sel some new side lights


plans are lower it next week weather permitting
referb wheel or new (not sure yet)
thinking of wraping the roof in red vinyl
de slatting the grill and mesh and color coding it
clean engien bay and paint covers and other bits and bobs

Any other things you can think off would be wkd

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Old 23rd April 2012, 09:19   #2
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have re-sprayed the badges on the rear gloss black got them off easly without useing a heat gun or hair dryer

me and my bro are going to lowwer it by 40mm on thursday so gunna start putting wd40 on all the bit and bobs today and hopfully it wont be to hard to undo by the time i come to do it

also gunna smoke the head lights this week will put pics up as soon as its done
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Old 26th April 2012, 19:57   #3
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small update

well didnt get to lower today as i couldnt get hold of any spring compressors but im on the hunt for some so if the weather get better and i get another day off then it will be getting done.

did get a few bits done put the badges back on the car


also de-wipered

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then had a play about with my bros car

took my wheel off mine to see what his would look like


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Old 29th April 2012, 14:05   #4
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If you are doing the roof red why not do the badges and other things red too so it all blends right in?

Looks nice though, how many miles?
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Old 29th April 2012, 14:43   #5
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i knwo i was thinking that but not sure if the bages would look good in red just thinkin of the roof and wheels

and its about 75 i think just under only paid 650 and it was from billingham
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Old 5th June 2012, 21:29   #6
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right i havent updated in a while and i havent really done much

so all i have done so far is spend most my dosh getting it throught the MOT so today i decided i would get a bit done just sprayed the front and rear bumper gloss black

got it all masked off




1st coat of primer on




gloss black going on


front end masked up




and now the front going gloss




front end all finished






next plans are to finish the gloss black on the bump strips and should have the vinyl for my roof in the next few days so will be doing that too.

Any C/C?
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Old 6th June 2012, 12:04   #7
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Im likeing the gloss black on the bumpers, are you going to do the door strips aswell?

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yeah will be doin them tomoro as i ran out of primer so got some more today fingers crossed the vinyl will come tomorow aswell
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Top job mate, was thinking of doing the bump strips on mine aswell but not sure yet as my rattle can skills are a little rusty lol

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Looks good, nice base to start from.
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Top job mate, was thinking of doing the bump strips on mine aswell but not sure yet as my rattle can skills are a little rusty lol

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its east the masking up is the hardest part and that aint hard really just take your time and it will come out ok

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Need to do my bump strips, with the weather would change! **** this rain!
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its east the masking up is the hardest part and that aint hard really just take your time and it will come out ok



Yeah i agree with that, just been about 7 years since ive painted anything. Im sure it will all come flooding back lol

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Nice Vtr mate,keep up the good work! Here's mine.....
http://www.saxperience.com/forum/sho...09#post5730809
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Old 7th June 2012, 10:07   #15
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Nice Vtr mate,keep up the good work! Here's mine.....
http://www.saxperience.com/forum/sho...09#post5730809
Its your car that i saw that made me do my bumpstrips. Its a nice car and very clean like it alot
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Did you just primer straight over the top of your bump strips bud? And how many coats?

Looking nice and tidy mate - And not 'chavved' up!
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I sanded them a bit but the grit was to large so doesnt look as smooth as it could will probs do it again soon but yeah just prime and paint no laquer.
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Old 7th August 2012, 14:27   #18
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Painting those bumper half made a good difference
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