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    Probably the last time i'll touch the car now till i'm back from holiday...





    Strange how the missus is wishing her life away and cant wait for our hols.

    I've just had some LED's, paint and vinyl goodies delivered, So i'll be wishing my holiday away so i can get back to play - got another week off when get back before i have to work

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    Nice job m8 what did you use to clean it

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    Just my various autoglym goodies i found after a cupboard clear out.

    My Asian neighbour saw me armed with various paint brushes and some cotton buds. He gave me the strangest look for some reason



    EDIT:Probably a silly question too people, but are the circle studs where the skins are spot welded together etc?
    Can anyone see any issues with me just grinding the tops off just a few of them so there flush - Would be the ones in the indented panels to the left and right - the 6 at the top and 6 at the bottom only. leave the others along the edges and supports...

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    EDIT:Probably a silly question people, but are the circle studs on the underside of the bonnet where the skins are spot welded together etc?



    Can anyone see any issues with me just grinding the tops off just a few of them so there flush - Would only be the ones in the indented panels to the left and right - the 6 at the top and 6 at the bottom only. leave the others along the edges and supports...

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    Quote Originally Posted by leemarksmith View Post
    EDIT:Probably a silly question people, but are the circle studs on the underside of the bonnet where the skins are spot welded together etc?



    Can anyone see any issues with me just grinding the tops off just a few of them so there flush - Would only be the ones in the indented panels to the left and right - the 6 at the top and 6 at the bottom only. leave the others along the edges and supports...

    Isint meant to have a sound deadening under the bonnet ?? the last few ive repaired and painted have had them on ???

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    Quote Originally Posted by yamaha2004r6 View Post
    Isint meant to have a sound deadening under the bonnet ?? the last few ive repaired and painted have had them on ???
    yes they do have carpet on removed mine yesterday lol

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    Its been removed and the undersides getting painted. then i'm going to try bling it up

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=113064

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