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      03-21-2011, 09:12 PM   #1
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Arrow My glossy shadowline trim!

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      03-21-2011, 09:15 PM   #2
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great job
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      03-21-2011, 09:16 PM   #3
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Looks good man. Gloss finish is different.
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wow awesome color and i love everything u did looks so classy and love the oemish look! Only thing i would suggest is a black roof and your set. love the wheels and m3 rep bumper.
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wow awesome color and i love everything u did looks so classy and love the oemish look! Only thing i would suggest is a black roof and your set. love the wheels and m3 rep bumper.
Thanks man! I definitely am thinking about black roof, I also need a drop...bad...

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wow i love the rear also. good looking ride
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Thanks, I'd like to say it's finished... But is anything ever finished? lol
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I'm afraid to do this without removing it first. Top pieces are no problem, I've actually taken them off to vinyl, came out pretty good. Bottom pieces I'm worried of bending so had to vinyl while on the car, and ended up doing a less-than-perfect job.

Would really like to know how to properly remove the bottom pieces. Might just take a ride to a local shop that knows how to do it.
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I'm afraid to do this without removing it first. Top pieces are no problem, I've actually taken them off to vinyl, came out pretty good. Bottom pieces I'm worried of bending so had to vinyl while on the car, and ended up doing a less-than-perfect job.

Would really like to know how to properly remove the bottom pieces. Might just take a ride to a local shop that knows how to do it.
Yeah, I understand. The top parts easily come off, I did this on the second side. The bottom ones are fine, don't inspect them too much though but for normal use, its a-ok!
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do you think the gloss would be harder to wrap than the matte? i have matte black and i think the gloss looks much better and closer to oem
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do you think the gloss would be harder to wrap than the matte? i have matte black and i think the gloss looks much better and closer to oem
I've heard it's a lot harder, that's why I just glossy painted mine...

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Seriously well done!! Good DIY too, but would you say it was worth all the effort?
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Nice exhaust, nice shadowline trim! DO LIKE!

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Nice work! Great job on the exhaust setup!
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Fair enough! All that taping and masking off though.. cannot imagine how cumbersome it was. Lucky i got factory gloss trim i guess.
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