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Old 12-22-2009, 09:57 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Grey electrical tape

I ordered some GREY electrical tape off the internet. THe black tape held up great and the plasitc held up, so I decided that this was now my PERMANENT intall. you can see the edge of the plastic is not flush on the grille up flush along the body line. The black electrician tape had no effect on the finish.




I went ahead and closed the driver side lower grill where my extra intake is. I figure I don't need exrta cold air this time of the year.



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Old 12-23-2009, 11:46 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Lookin good! I'm getting all sorts of ideas for my 200SX.

First being a Sentra stripper bumper. The 'fog lights' on this car are a JOKE.
They are about a bright as a turn signal flash (useless).
The Sentra doesn't even have openings for them.

I want to make a grill that has 2 plexi panels with aftermarket lights behind them (this thing is borderline dangerous at night it's so poorly lit) and then the middle panel solid like on the new Nissans. Should look good 1/2 rally car 1/2 stock 100% aero!
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Lookin good! I'm getting all sorts of ideas for my 200SX.

First being a Sentra stripper bumper. The 'fog lights' on this car are a JOKE.
They are about a bright as a turn signal flash (useless).
The Sentra doesn't even have openings for them.

I want to make a grill that has 2 plexi panels with aftermarket lights behind them (this thing is borderline dangerous at night it's so poorly lit) and then the middle panel solid like on the new Nissans. Should look good 1/2 rally car 1/2 stock 100% aero!

Post a pic and let's take a look. I love the PIAAs on mine. the Q has the best factory lights of any 2002 car, but the PIAAs fill in nicely at night.
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Old 12-24-2009, 09:01 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I'll snap a couple photo's tomorrow. I don't want to catch to much grief about the bumper being messed up. I bought it 5 days ago, and there was 3" of snow of the ground this AM.

All the work I've done to it was to get it running proper. Still need to clean out the IAC (I hope) has kinda a 'lag area' that moves about randomly. Quite annoying, but considerable better with a proper exhaust and the right type of sparking plugs.

Think for the trip to Denver Saturday it's going to get some cheasey red duct tape foglight /grill covers. Thankfully the paint is all bad, so I'm not to worried about it.
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Old 12-24-2009, 10:21 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Start a new thread w/ you pics.
Don't worry about how it looks, these guys are very understanding. Paint doesn't make it go any faster!!!!
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Oh wow, I couldn't even tell from the first picture that the clear piece was on it.
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Oh wow, I couldn't even tell from the first picture that the clear piece was on it.

don't feel bad, every time I see the picture, my mind says.....REPLACE W CORRECT PIC XXXXXXXXXX STOP. lol

Go look at my rear skirts. .......there clear also
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I like this concept. You got me thinking.. I want to make one of these for my 2008 Sentra! I don't think it would be a good idea in the summer for city driving here but come fall or a road trip I could throw it on! The Sentra is my wife's car and she keeps the AC cranked and does not key off so I need to ensure excellent cooling when it is 110 on the bracktop. I live in hell. lol
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Wish I'd have seen this post before I sold my 03 Acura TL typeS. I was always afraid I was going to ruin the looks if I'd modded it but your clear plexi proves that it can be done and look great! Well done.
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