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Old 10-10-2011, 01:05 PM
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Okay, thanks JP!
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Old 10-15-2011, 02:47 PM
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Painted the shrouds today, and prepped most of the other parts for paint. I love this color, with the clear-coat too its incredibly wet looking.

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Old 10-15-2011, 04:01 PM
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Painted the shrouds today, and prepped most of the other parts for paint. I love this color, with the clear-coat too its incredibly wet looking.

What type of color is that? And if you could tell me the steps you did to make it have that nice wet look, that would be great! Looks good!
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Old 10-15-2011, 04:17 PM
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What type of color is that? And if you could tell me the steps you did to make it have that nice wet look, that would be great! Looks good!
It is OEM Ford "sonic blue". (my factory paint).

It looks wet because I use base-coat/clear-coat.
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Old 10-15-2011, 04:23 PM
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It is OEM Ford "sonic blue". (my factory paint).

It looks wet because I use base-coat/clear-coat.
NICE! Might have to do that when I get my new projectors in. Where did you get the paint from? Is it in can or a spray gun?
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Old 10-15-2011, 07:21 PM
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NICE! Might have to do that when I get my new projectors in. Where did you get the paint from? Is it in can or a spray gun?
you can get paint at carquest and spray it with a gun. (except in california where they have that water-based crap.)
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Old 10-15-2011, 07:33 PM
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you can get paint at carquest and spray it with a gun. (except in california where they have that water-based crap.)
EW! Nope, I'm in Maryland so I'm good on that. But sounds expensive because I would need the gun, compressor, paint, clear coat and some sand paper. But yours did come out great! Is that the method you did?
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Old 10-15-2011, 07:53 PM
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the pic doesn't show up for me.

edit: shows up now, holy crap it looks good
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Old 10-15-2011, 07:59 PM
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EW! Nope, I'm in Maryland so I'm good on that. But sounds expensive because I would need the gun, compressor, paint, clear coat and some sand paper. But yours did come out great! Is that the method you did?
I don't sand plastic. I use AJAX on a scuff pad.
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Old 10-17-2011, 10:49 AM
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Painted the headlight housings...

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Old 10-17-2011, 11:02 AM
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pretty cool man!
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Old 10-17-2011, 11:56 AM
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Eyebrows and corner/sidemarkers painted...

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Old 11-09-2011, 11:58 PM
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Can you post a picture of the back of the headlights once you have the projectors mounted in them and sealed up. I want to get an idea how things are "sealed" from the back... From things like water..etc.

I did a retro fit on my STi' using s2k projectors and then 3" pvc pipe that were cut and jb welded to the back of the headlight housing then rubber caps to keep water, dust out... so wondering on these as well.

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Old 11-21-2011, 09:28 PM
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Started working on a fog light projector retrofit for HID on my 04 as well.




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Old 11-21-2011, 09:30 PM
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Once again you're going to force me to do this. And as a result, I will spend pointless hours driving around in circles at night just to see it working.
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