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B5 S4 - White ------ paint in pics.... (lots)

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by AndyC, May 26, 2013.

  1. AndyC
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    [May 26, 2013]
    So after having the S4 for 3 or so years I wanted to tidy it up....
    A good friend owns a body shop in Poole Dorset, we were just going to repair the dents and stone chips.... usual really
    After looking at it the whole car needed little bits....... ( you can see where this is going )

    Hmmmm.........

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    [May 26, 2013]
    Ahhh, its you that's getting pimped out by ASN on facebook.
    I did wonder who's car it was.

    Looking good.

    What made you go white?
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    [May 26, 2013]
    More painting pics

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    [May 26, 2013]
    Looking good. Proper job too. How long roughly in hours to prep the panels prior to painting (including the trim strip-down)?
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    [May 26, 2013]
    i bet you cant wait to have it finished! will have to keep an out for you :0)
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    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    Missed the perfect opportunity to widebody it!!
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    It's a S4..... I wanna keep it an S
    In all seriousness I like the std look.....

    Strip time 2 days
    Panel prep 2 days
    Paint 1 day
    Reassemble 3 days
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    [May 27, 2013]
    If you dont mind me asking, would I have seen your car in the silver guise in the verwood area?
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    [May 28, 2013]
    ummmm yea..... (runs and hides)
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    [May 28, 2013]
    Ahh I thought I recognised that front mount! One of our kids goes to Emmanuel school we often see I'm presuming your wife in it around school pick up time :) have seen it around for a few years actually, I think when our little girl was at moonacre nursary 3 maybe almost 4 years ago? We ll wave. Next time!

    Sammi & Chris :0)
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    I thought it was that car when i saw it, I even remember it being standard and Ive always thought what you may have been tinkering with under the bonnet when i saw the huge front mount behind the grill.
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    Small world guys

    My son was at Moonacre and now at Verwood First......
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    [May 28, 2013]
    Yeah it is a small world, nice to know there is another forum member local, I take it your a dab hand at the mechanical stuff on the S4
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    Occupational hazard that one.
    I do tech development, calibration etc for a local tuning company.

    Perhaps we should have a Verwood meet
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    [May 28, 2013]
    yep up for that one when you get your car back... maybe we can kick the townies out of morrisons car park!!!!!!!
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    [May 29, 2013]
    Very nice, good choice on the colour too mate, white is BACK, along with all 80s retro stuff, everyone was doubtfull when I told them I was picking up a ,white classic (e34) BMW M5 until they saw it in the flesh and all agreed it looked well :)
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