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#1 Old 07-21-2009, 08:50 PM
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New pics of my front end, finally!

You may have noticed I had a back end picture of my avatar the last few months whilst I readied my new front end. Really all I did was re-clear my carbon hood and paint these morrette's, which literally took 6 months. I got them white, and decide to "save money" painting them myself. I sanded them down, and tried to paint them. The paint bubbles. So I threw stripper on them and destroyed them. Who knew? Stripper and plastic = bad?

So I'm about $40 in at this point for supplies. Now I had to take them to a body shop to have them completely reshaped. There went $200. After another round of paint matching and sandpaper, I'm into these things for around $300, saving on the $200 quote I got to get them painted. Good thing I'm a do-it-yourselfer guy.

You'll also notice in the pics that half my panels are one color yellow and the other half are the original blaze, yet another reason this car drives me crazy and needs to go. Anyway, they still bubbled and look like crap close up but here they are anyway:
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Something made that car angry.. it's squinting and about to attack. Looks good from here.

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Those headlights are the only reason I wont a bugeye. SO mean looking.

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I like it alot! Looks like the car is going to kick your ass.
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By far the best looking headlights on those bugeyes. Looks Good!!!!!

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Ive actually never been much of a fan of the morrettes. IMO nothing beats the jdm projectors on the bugeyes. Looks good anyways. Any suspension mods to come?
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Hate the color scheme but the lights are very nice. Now just throw a few cans of white paint all over your car and it'll be perfect

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hey chase...if your selling the car are you going to be selling the morrettes seperately?

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Thanks for all the compliments!

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Something made that car angry.. it's squinting and about to attack. Looks good from here.
Lol, I know. I fully expect to get pulled over more now.


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Those headlights are the only reason I wont a bugeye. SO mean looking.
It's been my goal to get a set of these on my car since I first saw them a year ago, same colors. I didn't realize they were the same as dumdum had at first. I can't believe the company discontinued them, there are guys lined up willing to hand over $800+ a set.


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Hate the color scheme but the lights are very nice. Now just throw a few cans of white paint all over your car and it'll be perfect
What's wrong with carbon and yellow, and black... and white, and another shade of yellow? Like I said, it's time to start a new project. I'm tired of this thing.


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hey chase...if your selling the car are you going to be selling the morrettes seperately?
Depends on what the buyer wants. I finished them up quick to get the car sold, I figured they'd help it stand out. If they don't want them, I'll pm you about a trade with cash on top.
Have you been looking for morrett's? They're so hard to find. I lucked out and found a guy who wanted to get rid of his who got them with the car he bought. Other than that I saw one pair go on ebay in a year, they were over $500 last time I checked before they sold.

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Depends on what the buyer wants. I finished them up quick to get the car sold, I figured they'd help it stand out. If they don't want them, I'll pm you about a trade with cash on top.
Have you been looking for morrett's? They're so hard to find. I lucked out and found a guy who wanted to get rid of his who got them with the car he bought. Other than that I saw one pair go on ebay in a year, they were over $500 last time I checked before they sold.
Yeah I've been looking for quite some time now for a good set...so yeah keep me in the loop with what happens

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It looks like a pissed off yellow jacket...lol
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It looks like a pissed off yellow jacket...lol
Just don't accidentally step on it.. more will come to avenge their brother

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Hate the color scheme but the lights are very nice. Now just throw a few cans of white paint all over your car and it'll be perfect
i agree....i love the paint and the look of the car...but the white wheels...
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Crap I miss this car lol. Not having a Subie is making me pine for my old ones. Nothing has made me miss the silver one yet though...lol.

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My front bumper hangs slightly off the fender like yours did, I hope to get that fixed here in the spring along with the new paint..
You still getting that burnt orange hawkeye?

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