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Old 01-14-2010, 09:36 AM   #1
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My Mods to date...All DIY

Footwell Lighting posted at the DIY section
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=53447

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I made a bow tie for the recess under the hood out .025 Aluminium, throw back to my school days in metalwork. Primed with Zinc Chromate, automotive paint and clear coat
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Also made a fuse box cover -- $60 to buy?? I bought .025" from Ace for $8. Also sprayed in the V8 emblem, i think I will highlight the V8 on the yellow background at some stage....
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Now for the Bow Tie and SS emblem on the grille. The Bow tie I masked it, and carefully used (several) razor blades to trim. Keyed the surface and used Adhesion promoter, paint and top coat.
The SS emblem I took off http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=57373
Keyed it, and using a real small brush laid in the adhesion promoter, and used touch up brush to paint it in - the paint literally evens itself out. Any overspill is easily scraped off when dry

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Also bought some matte black vinyl sheet and made my own rear black bowtie. 2 attempts - roughly cut, then edged with a razor blade (or 3)
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Also fitted the MACH XL which is great. and did the Ambient lighting mod - Time consuming - But worth it http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=47924
Next will be Black Chrome wheels.....


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Old 01-14-2010, 09:47 AM   #2
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Looks awesome, I love the lights inside the car.
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