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Painting a mirage. update AND PAINTING IT 8/26

Discussion in 'NorthEast' started by TurboMirage, Jun 23, 2005.

  1. TurboMirage

    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    i started with all the panels from the firewall back. the front end is a no-go for now since im going to PA next week to get a sedan front end conversion.

    Step 1. Dent Removal

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  2. Airjockie

    Airjockie Watanabe Whore!!!

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    BigJ I'm just about that action Boss. VIP

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    :thumbsup: Good start.
     
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    sedan front end? wtf? why?
     
  5. TurboMirage

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    its different, and the sedan front end allows more airflow than the coupe, and a bit more space for a FMIC.

    the mirage is getting a 4g63t. im picking one up ......................... wednesday.
     
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    Step 3. Wetsand everything from the firewall back with 600 grit. Remove annoying as fuck glue stripes.

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  8. Airjockie

    Airjockie Watanabe Whore!!!

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    becarefull not to wash the racing numbers off..... ;)
     
  9. TurboMirage

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    they wont come off except with lacquer thinner or a razor blade.
     
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    Reminds me of Jeef's attempt to paint his old CRX.


    lol
     
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    looks good, if you have any questions shoot me a pm.
     
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    It would have came out good if
    1. I didn't run out of paint (I manage a paint store, I did it by rattle can)
    2. I gave a shit
    3. I actually went bought paint to finish it.
    4. I actually finished it.

    RIP CRX, I actaully want another one.
     
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    key word was finishing. the black primer look is where its at, grey is out ;)
     
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    don't look now, but someone's run off with your glovebox !


    I also don't know what you're talking about with the coupe front end. Show me some pics.

    -> Steve
     
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    that glovebox has been gone since i bought the car.
     
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    75% done sedan front end conversion.

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    Step number one;

    Prepare.

    I.e, refer to user posted image.

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    Step number two;

    Ignite.

    I.e., refer to user posted image.
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    Step number three;

    Bask in all your glory.

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    Step number four;

    Buy new car.
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  20. Celerity

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    Can we....

    Cut out our back window frame, weld it to the trunk lid, put hinges on the roof and make it a hatchback ?

    I mean shit, you're re engineering it anyway.
     
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