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Old 07-20-14, 10:36 PM   #1
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Default My little project!

I worked on my car for 9 hours straight today, and here's what I did to the exterior.

- Added Plasti-Dip to the chrome on the grill (excluding the Lexus symbol).
- Used tint spray on tail lights
- Plast-Dipped the Lexus word and symbol on the back.
- I also unbolted the exhaust right in the middle (yes it is loud as hell).

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Hummm I may try the plasti dip
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Hummm I may try the plasti dip
I think it's awesome! The grill came out fantastic too!

I think what made the car look really nice is the tinted tail lights.
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9 hrs straight huh? I'm still recovering from a 7 hr stint on my other clunker. Your GS is looking good. Did you replace the mid pipe or you left it open? Were you after more power or louder sound?
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9 hrs straight huh? I'm still recovering from a 7 hr stint on my other clunker. Your GS is looking good. Did you replace the mid pipe or you left it open? Were you after more power or louder sound?
9 hours, working on various things. Paint, exhaust, but also doing my friends car at the same time!

I literally took the bolts off the middle of the exhaust, so it's basically a cat back. This weekend, I'm going to try and get under and drill holes to hold the pipe up. It flexes so bad. I scraped the pipe on the ground like 6 times just going home.

I was after the sound mostly. The sound was pretty damn insane! It sounds like a monster. It's not a ricer sound cause it's deep! - I'm 19 so I guess I'm into the head turning type of stuff haha...
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So before I post the new pictures, I though I'd post the old ones first:


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Your grill, tail lights and emblems look great!!
I have been wanting to do my Aristo tails for a while just wasn't sure how it would come out! How many cans of plasti dip did you use? I l

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Here's the updated pictures. The most recently at least. My water pump blew and serpentine belt ripped up like crazy this week, so I'm waiting to fix that.


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Your grill, tail lights and emblems look great!!
I have been wanting to do my Aristo tails for a while just wasn't sure how it would come out! How many cans of plasti dip did you use? I l
I used the tint spray on the tail lights (pretty damn dark), and then I used plasti-dip on the symbols, the grill, mirrors, gas tank, and my door handles. That was one can for all of those. Then one and a half cans on my rims.
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You got a lot done with that one can!! I like your sticker at the top of the windshield! !
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Here's the updated pictures. The most recently at least. My water pump blew and serpentine belt ripped up like crazy this week, so I'm waiting to fix that.
Dude! I had the same sticker! Some ***** was threatening me until he figured out I conceal carry ;-)
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Cool RE: My little project!

Nice work on the plastic dip...I was considering going that route with my emblems

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You got a lot done with that one can!! I like your sticker at the top of the windshield! !

The rims took 1 1/2 themselves. The rest, only about one can (if you do it right). Yeah, I just put that on a couple days ago.

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Dude! I had the same sticker! Some ***** was threatening me until he figured out I conceal carry ;-)
I also carry Looks like I won't have too many problems as well, lol...

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Nice work on the plastic dip...I was considering going that route with my emblems

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It's cheap, looks good, and doesn't take too much effort.
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