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Old 07-19-13, 07:33 PM   #31
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Cool look and love the shots. How did you get the darken the emblems at the rear? Plastidip?
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Old 07-19-13, 07:34 PM   #32
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Nice!!! Love the yellow vinyl on the DRL!!!

Can't wait to see your car at the Pursuit!
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Old 07-19-13, 07:39 PM   #33
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Cool look and love the shots. How did you get the darken the emblems at the rear? Plastidip?
Thank you The rear emblems are unfortunately PlastiDip. I plan to remove that and replace with gloss vinyl at some point. Just didn't have the time today.

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Nice!!! Love the yellow vinyl on the DRL!!!

Can't wait to see your car at the Pursuit!
Thank you sir She looks forward to meeting you
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Old 07-19-13, 08:24 PM   #34
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looks great. Did you do the side windows also to match the front? If so do you have a pic of that?
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Old 07-19-13, 08:44 PM   #35
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Haha it came that way and I just haven't changed it yet
I was going to say welcome to the metric system!
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Old 07-19-13, 11:13 PM   #36
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LOL.. first women I have ever seen, that has a great taste in cars and has interest in modding it properly. Love it <3
God, I'm so jealous.

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Old 07-20-13, 10:00 AM   #37
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Ok one more for detail

Those yellow DLRs are sick!!! Where did you get them??? If you dont mind I may have to steal this idea.
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Old 07-20-13, 10:11 AM   #38
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Those yellow DLRs are sick!!! Where did you get them??? If you dont mind I may have to steal this idea.
I'll go out on a limb and assume it's just yellow vinyl.
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Old 07-20-13, 11:48 AM   #39
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Ladies and Gentlemen, I am pleased to say that the shop I visited today did an AMAZING job. They removed the Plastidip from the front grill surround and actually disassembled my front bumper/grill to WRAP my grill surround in gloss black vinyl.

So, here's the progress made for today:

Yellow DRLs
Black Vinyl Grill Surround
Tinted front emblem
Carbon Fiber vinyl lower left/right bumper

And here's the result

Her first meal at Chevron



Stay tuned. More to come!
Hi IntegresS,

Usually I am not into exterior mod as I prefer the stock look. But your carbon fiber vinyl lower bumper corner looks classy and it blends in with black color. This is one of the best appearance mods I have seen to date. Very subtle and good use of the existing F Sport front bumper aesthetics.

Though I am getting the regular IS (due to some features not available on F Sport on Canada), I have been thinking of plasti dip or vinyl wrap the centre black plastic portion of the bumper (less the grille and emblem area) as I think they are the remaining target for stone chips after clear bra installed on the bumper)

For F Sport grille, it looks difficult to wrap it. Mind if I ask you how much time did the shop spend I doing that, minus the time to take off the grille off the bumper?

Thanks
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Coming along very Niice. I was actually debating weather I should vinyl wrap my headlights yellow. Lol
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looks great. Did you do the side windows also to match the front? If so do you have a pic of that?
Did I do what to my side windows?

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LOL.. first women I have ever seen, that has a great taste in cars and has interest in modding it properly. Love it <3
God, I'm so jealous.
Thank you!

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Those yellow DLRs are sick!!! Where did you get them??? If you dont mind I may have to steal this idea.
Hehehe it's vinyl overlay on them

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I'll go out on a limb and assume it's just yellow vinyl.
Yes sir you are indeed correct! Good call

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Hi IntegresS,

Usually I am not into exterior mod as I prefer the stock look. But your carbon fiber vinyl lower bumper corner looks classy and it blends in with black color. This is one of the best appearance mods I have seen to date. Very subtle and good use of the existing F Sport front bumper aesthetics.

Though I am getting the regular IS (due to some features not available on F Sport on Canada), I have been thinking of plasti dip or vinyl wrap the centre black plastic portion of the bumper (less the grille and emblem area) as I think they are the remaining target for stone chips after clear bra installed on the bumper)

For F Sport grille, it looks difficult to wrap it. Mind if I ask you how much time did the shop spend I doing that, minus the time to take off the grille off the bumper?

Thanks
Why thank you! I honestly don't know how long it took them to do the actual wrapping of the grill, but I can ask them as I will be returning for more work They did tell me that the bumper was incredibly easy to remove on the 3IS. Unfortunately, they had to spend some time removing the plasti-dip from my grill surround before even being able to apply the vinyl wrap, so I'm not sure how much of the time they had it was actually spend wrapping it.

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Coming along very Niice. I was actually debating weather I should vinyl wrap my headlights yellow. Lol
Thank you Oh wow you would do the entire headlights? I have to see what that ends up looking like!
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Here are few shots of 3.0 that we took at the Pursuit today.





(Don't worry, my foot was not actually touching the bumper there. I was balancing )





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Niice pics. I find your fascination with Batman very fascinating

Car is looking great and that silver LS in the background of the first pic is FIYAH !!!
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Liking how the Batmobile is shaping up! Just wondering, why Batman instead of Catwoman?
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I like how your Yellow DRLs turned out.
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