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Old 06-30-2011, 09:45 AM
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thanks bud, about 5 coats of krylon fusion!
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Old 06-30-2011, 09:51 AM
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Nice!! Clear coat as well or no?
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Old 06-30-2011, 10:44 AM
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no, i am thinking about it though might help "harden" the paint it seems like this paint can mar easily
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Old 06-30-2011, 10:45 AM
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I do the clear to prevent chipping. I did the door handle bezels with about 5 coats of clear and I dont think they will ever chip lol
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Old 06-30-2011, 10:57 AM
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got me sold, ill have to pick some up after work do you think 3 coats would be good?
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Old 06-30-2011, 10:58 AM
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I think so. It isnt handled as much as door handle bezels
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Old 06-30-2011, 11:17 AM
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thats true, might even get away with 2
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Old 06-30-2011, 11:33 AM
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Its possible...but better safe than sorry. What can it hurt
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Old 06-30-2011, 11:33 AM
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alright ill be updating this thread tonight with the first coat maybe
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Old 06-30-2011, 11:42 AM
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Sweet man! You only need 10 mins in between coats so do it all up!!
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Old 07-01-2011, 09:50 AM
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i decided to not go with some clear, i had done a test piece to see how the color of the paint would change and it made the paint almost like a Matte finish there was no "sparkle" to the paint it was just gray, even after polishing the clear coat. so i figure since i wont be touching the paint on the ohc all that much i wont even add a coat of clear.

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btw i am using duplicolor automotive clear
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Old 07-01-2011, 10:20 AM
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Very cool man!
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Old 07-03-2011, 04:25 PM
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i know this is kind of excessive, but anyways


Wiring Harness:



perfectly hidden.


Soldered the connections


marked and cut the headliner.


marked the clip slots



made slits in the metal.


used such tool (love harbor freight)


folded the remaining metal back.


Drilled 3/32 holes to accommodate screws


finished product


also picked up some brighter dome light bulbs 18 watts i believe?
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Old 07-05-2011, 09:52 PM
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Is it just me or is that mirror like freaking huge lol. You'll be able to see everybody!
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Old 07-05-2011, 10:45 PM
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that came out great! i'll def be getting one in the future!
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