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  1. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I had to change my side marker in my headlight before inspection next week, so I finally had a reason to take my headlights out and paint them. I did a lot of research before hand and was super nervous putting them in the oven for the first time. I just ended up committing to doing it and it...
  2. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Well everyone I did some work for a fellow local member this past weekend, optimusprime91. He has a SWP '15 SX turbo that he asked me to do some custom headlight work on along with the fogs and my "DIY CF wrapped" side skirt extensions. I also was able to wire up the factory LED strip to act...
  3. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Just curious If anyone on the forums has painted their intercooler piping. I was going to use red caliper paint so it withstands heat and just spray. I thought about getting them powder coated but I don't know
  4. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Has anyone bought the painted side moldings that go on the doors to prevent door dings and such.... And if so what do you think of them and pictures would be cool just to see what I'm in for.
  5. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I think it will look really good with some more covers painted and some dark red dress up items.
  6. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Anthracite Gray Plasti Dip, 3 coats with 2 coats of glossifier. I did not remove the bumper, just the top covers. IIRC, there are (4) 10mm bolts and a handful of plastic-phillips head body connectors. You have to bend the grill out in order to get your hand/arm behind the grill. There are...
  7. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I think it sets off the headlight design quite well, as opposed to the glossy black look.
  8. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Is it possible to have wheels custom painted to exactly match the paint color of the vehicle? If so, who does this? It's been pretty hard to find wheels to match. Bronze wheels aren't exactly the color of the vehicle when looking around. Maybe Hyper Black, Matte Bronze, or something? What do...
  9. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    So I am finally replacing my front bumper thanks to a snow plow during my parked car last winter. I am having the dealership order and paint the 3stage SWP. I can not decide if I want to get the fog light covers/DRL painted to match.. Im thinking I should, as the covers are chipping off the...
  10. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    SO, I will keep this short. I always waned to try the blue Lamin-X headlight laminate since I already had the blue fog-light covers on the car for years. So, I went to Lamin-X, they gave me 10% off, and I bought the head light-fog-light lit. (They have to match by being cut from the same batch...
  11. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I finally got some time to work on my Partner in Crime. :cool: Just wanted to share some pictures. Let me know what you think. 4 Coats of Black and first Coat of Anthracite Grey. Front Caliper painted Red 3 Coats of Anthracite Grey and 2 coats of Glossifier. Back Caliper painted Red...
  12. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Something I did today to dress up the engine bay.
  13. Classified Forum
    Hello ladies and gentlemen. I recently got a new paint-matched LX/EX grille for my SX...if you look at the pictures, you'll see why. I had a friend's shop paint this, and...well...paint isn't exactly their specialty (obviously). Paint didn't really match but I've been too busy in the past 7 or...
  14. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Finally got around to painting my calipers, they look good in my opinion for such an easy/cheap process
  15. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Does anyone have photos of a SWP Optima with headlights that have the bulb shrouds painted SWP (or white)? I know here has done that, but can't find the thread. My headlights are going to be opened up so am thinking about getting the shrouds painted if they enhance the look of my SX.
  16. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    This past saturday i did a small project with a fellow member here, K5Turbo, and painted my engine cover and strut bar. What do you guys think? :) I may paint the "Y" and turbo GDI lettering in a chrome color since i have an SXL. lol.
  17. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Bought the factory wing from Spoiler and Wing King, and they paint matched it perfectly. I also got around to painting my calipers.
  18. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I was at work today and a jerk mowed the lawn near my car in the parking lot...:shocked: Took me around one hour to clean up this mess...:$ Add this to your watch list next time you are looking for a free spot...:rolleyes: Have a nice day!
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