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    Custom Paint (Bumpers)

    After looking into the RS4 bumper, which I think is the berries (respect Rich [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]) I couldn't convince my self into spending all that cash on the bumper, the mesh, the P&P and then fitting and painting!

    So I went for the much cheaper option (and no its not because I'm Scottish). Painting the grey section of the front bumper. Has worked really well! Appears much deaper now.

    When it was in I had the grey section of the rear bumper lacquered which has came up a treat! Could never get the grey shiney enough, but can now!

    Grey side strips are next on the list for the lacquered effect, mud flaps fitted first, to prevent stone chips and into the paint shop next week!

    Let me know what you think! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

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    Re: Custom Paint (Bumpers)

    And the back (not mastered multi pics on the one post!)

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    Re: Custom Paint (Bumpers)

    Looking good Steve! Really like the effect it has on the rear!

    Rich

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    Re: Custom Paint (Bumpers)

    Steve,

    looks really good. Just curious to know why you've not colour coded the rear bumper ?

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    Re: Custom Paint (Bumpers)

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    Steve,

    looks really good. Just curious to know why you've not colour coded the rear bumper ?

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    IMO, it would look silly. The panel breaks it up a bit and looks good like that i think.

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    Re: Custom Paint (Bumpers)

    IMO, it would look silly. The panel breaks it up a bit and looks good like that i think.

    Rich

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    Each to their own. Personally thought it would look good myself though not seen it done. I tend to like the fully colour coded look though. Just a preference.

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    Re: Custom Paint (Bumpers)

    looks good m8

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    Re: Custom Paint (Bumpers)

    Out of interest, how much did it set you back?

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    Re: Custom Paint (Bumpers)

    Agreed, looks very nice, and must look nice as you appear in peoples rear view mirrors [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

    Not sure about the twin pipes tho', but look very well installed.

    Love the effect on the rear bumper.

    Can post some more pic's but from a bit further away to give perspective?



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    Re: Custom Paint (Bumpers)

    Sure. Weathers crap + car dirty = shtie pictures. Take some when both of the above changes.

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    Re: Custom Paint (Bumpers)

    It's very bling, but think of the extra weight [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/lol.gif[/img]

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    Re: Custom Paint (Bumpers)

    Well, the extra weight is counter ballanced by the weight lossed when I chopped the rear bumper to death! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/devil.gif[/img]

    ... oh the banter.... how we love the good el glasgae banter. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/lol.gif[/img]

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    Re: Custom Paint (Bumpers)

    Sorry David, when you refer to extra weight do you mean of the paint? Or the extra tail pipe? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif[/img]

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    Re: Custom Paint (Bumpers)

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    Sorry David, when you refer to extra weight do you mean of the paint? Or the extra tail pipe? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif[/img]

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    Both [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif[/img]

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    Re: Custom Paint (Bumpers)

    Ha, ha.

    Ahh, its alright the Ecotek will bring the fuel econ back up anyway [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh_roll.gif[/img]

    You not got any sick patients?

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    Re: Custom Paint (Bumpers)

    You mean his doctorate is a medical one OMG LOL!

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    Re: Custom Paint (Bumpers)

    Just me, following a 5am drinking session...

    PS, your sig still says "Vale" rather than Valve...

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    Re: Custom Paint (Bumpers)

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    Just me, following a 5am drinking session...

    PS, your sig still says "Vale" rather than Valve...

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    I know, it was one I had them make me special. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif[/img]

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