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Old 07-09-2011, 03:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Passenger side mirror delete, complete

So my first eco-modification is completed (not counting the 5-speed swap haha). Also first time I used fiberglass.

I went for a stylish, factory-looking block-off plate using a spare mirror.

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Stock mirror




Spare cut off


After rough shaping, on the car


A piece of plastic "foil" was taped on the outside to create a base for the fiberglass


First layer


Fast forward, fiberglass finished, rough shaped


First layer of body filler


First layer of body filler sanded, second applied

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Then after 4-5 coats of primer and 5-6 coats of Tremclad rust paint (most were watersanded away lol)


On the car, finished






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Old 07-09-2011, 04:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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seamless

It's a pity that so few will ever realize what you've done,and all the effort that went into it.Truly a seamless modification which would embarrass even the automakers.Really top drawer! Thanks!
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Thank you kindly !
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I agree, very well done indeed. I hope that you can see some good results from it.
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Old 07-10-2011, 12:36 PM   #6 (permalink)
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that looks almost exactly like what I did on my car. For me it was worth 1.4 MPG I think.

Are you going to add a mirror on the inside?
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I used black gorilla tape backed by a piece of cardboard. Yours looks much nicer. Good job.
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Are you going to add a mirror on the inside?
Thanks everyone for the kind words !

I was going to but I installed my outside mirror back for now. I did find a spot where I could do some A-B-A-B testing, I shall see when I feel like doing it.
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Very nice job!!! We just need thousands, if not millions of people to follow you!

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