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    just colour coded the lower lip on my front bumper today cost was less than a £10 and a few hours work if that

    the front bumper could do with a respray really but moneys tight at the moment so just holding back a little while





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    Love it!!.... these skirts are just crying out to be colour coded..

    Top job, and a BARGAIN mod....

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    That looks excellent.

    What was the process?

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    Looking good there mate.

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    Very clever that! Gives the illusion of a lower bumper for next to nothing, looks wicked

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    very nice, makes a huge difference doesn't it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stevel View Post
    That looks excellent.

    What was the process?

    im no painter but done alot on my old corsa like this

    clean down with warm soapy water

    light sand down with wet and dry

    wipe down dry and dust free

    spray a few coats of plastic primer i did 3 (between each coat i let it dry and used a little wet and dry on it but not after the last coat

    spray with colour very light dusty coats leave 10/15 mins between each coat in all i done about 4/5 coats

    let dry for a few hours and gave it 3 coats of clear laquare


    this is the way i did it there is more and likley wrongs and rights in the above

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harry View Post
    very nice, makes a huge difference doesn't it
    know what you mean just by colour coding makes it look even lower
    i was looking at it when it was off and it looks so daft without it

    i cant belive there is only a few screws holding it in as well


    was looking at th rear black one what do people think in colour coding this im not 100% on it tho

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    Quote Originally Posted by baz2003uk View Post
    im no painter but done alot on my old corsa like this

    clean down with warm soapy water

    light sand down with wet and dry

    wipe down dry and dust free

    spray a few coats of plastic primer i did 3 (between each coat i let it dry and used a little wet and dry on it but not after the last coat

    spray with colour very light dusty coats leave 10/15 mins between each coat in all i done about 4/5 coats

    let dry for a few hours and gave it 3 coats of clear laquare


    this is the way i did it there is more and likley wrongs and rights in the above
    Well the result is bob on.

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    would be harder to do the back becuase of all the cutouts, more chance of drips and paint building up in the corners. but redbullkid has had it done on his vectra and it looks great

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