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Old 11-28-2012, 11:12 PM   #1
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Default WIDE Booty Finally Installed!!!!!!! PICS!!

Today I finally got around to installing my wide booty quarter panels I couldn't be happier with the results. The color match is perfect with no blending being necessary. I decided to paint all factory plastic pieces like the vents and mudflaps jet black to go with my matching diffuser halo and windshield pillars. This job was super easy. I thought it would have been a lot more difficult. Total time with a buddy was 2 hours start to finish. Then again my buddy owns a body shop so maybe add an extra hour or two if your not a pro. So here are the results what you guys think?

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and a pic of the air vents gloss black for a little extra something

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Old 11-28-2012, 11:17 PM   #2
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:20 PM   #3
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Looks awesome! It also makes the rear wheels look even better on the car.
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:22 PM   #4
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I like the transformation, time for new wheels now.
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:28 PM   #5
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I like the transformation, time for new wheels now.

Thanks, but why new wheels i love my vossens and they sit perfectly with the spacer.... thicker tires yes new wheels no way!!
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:31 PM   #6
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:43 PM   #7
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So what spacer did you use and what size tires to you have. I'm a big fan of your vossen wheels.
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Looks great. I'm picking my car up tomorrow from getting the rear quarters painted.
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:50 PM   #9
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Much more aggressive
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So what spacer did you use and what size tires to you have. I'm a big fan of your vossen wheels.
Thanks, I used a 1.25" hubcentric spacer. The guy that I bought the quarter panels from used them for over a year so I knew they would fit. The rear wheels are 20x11 tires are 305x25x20.
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Wide bootys look best to me in 325 or wider tires, my taste and I do like the fit and finish of your wide body.
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Wide bootys look best to me in 325 or wider tires, my taste and I do like the fit and finish of your wide body.
Ohhh gotcha. Thanks. I might get the same wheels in larger sizes eventually.
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Looks good, But i can see a difference in the paint color from new rear to the paint on the rest of the car.
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Old 11-29-2012, 12:44 AM   #14
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Dang... that silver is a dead-ringer match.

I may have to take a drive up North to your neck of the woods to get my stuff painted.

Did you do the install ? or did you have him paint and install too ?

I'm curious what he charged for the paint work. I've got my front fenders already... just 'gotta gather the rear kit and finishing parts for the front.
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Dang... that silver is a dead-ringer match.

I may have to take a drive up North to your neck of the woods to get my stuff painted.

Did you do the install ? or did you have him paint and install too ?

I'm curious what he charged for the paint work. I've got my front fenders already... just 'gotta gather the rear kit and finishing parts for the front.
I had him paint and install. Grew up with the owner of the body shop so I actually didn't pay for anything but the parts and half a pint of paint. If you want yours done by him it will be 400 dollars per panel painted and installed. Just let me know and I'll shoot you over all his info. Well worth the trip if you want it done right without blending.
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Looks good, But i can see a difference in the paint color from new rear to the paint on the rest of the car.
Hmmm maybe I need to get my eyes checked cause it's dead on perfect. This wasn't like I just called in the factory paint code and painted it. I went to the paint supplier and actually had them scan my hatch with their computer and mix from there. No way to get a better match than that. Look at the third picture the color is not only close but it's exact. I think what you maybe seeing is the lighting difference from front to back. I was in a gas station parked at an angle so the florissant light wasnt even on the car.

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Hmmm maybe I need to get my eyes checked cause it's dead on perfect. This wasn't like I just called in the factory paint code and painted it. I went to the paint supplier and actually had them scan my hatch with their computer and mix from there. No way to get a better match than that. Look at the third picture the color is not only close but it's exact. I think what you maybe seeing is the lighting difference from front to back. I was in a gas station parked at an angle so the florissant light wasnt even on the car.
I wasnt trying to be rude, I know I wouldnt be happy with it if it was my car. I can see it in both pics. The front looks more metallic than the rear. If your cool with it thats all that counts. Looks much better then the narrow body for sure.
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I wasnt trying to be rude, I know I wouldnt be happy with it if it was my car. I can see it in both pics. The front looks more metallic than the rear. If your cool with it thats all that counts. Looks much better then the narrow body for sure.
I didnt think you were being rude at all i just dont see it thanks for the input though. here is a pic while still in the shop under even light still look off?Click the image to open in full size.

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Now you have to do the front fenders...lol..btw looks great!
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Old 11-29-2012, 01:41 AM   #20
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Looks good.

But the first pic does make it seem like there is a slight difference in the shading. It could very well be the angle and the lighting. The rear quarter seems to have a slightly bluer tint.

Also, the photos are at night under the lights. Take some daytime photos when you get the chance. That will show the paint much better.
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