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Old 4th January 2009, 23:02   #61
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Razor, sweet looking! Wondering why the same treatment wasn't dished out to the main grill!
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Old 4th January 2009, 23:03   #62
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@Tejas: Thanks, and you're right, this was not a DIY. I never claimed it was The bumper mods were part of the entire overhauling project.

@white vdi: Thanks!
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Old 5th January 2009, 14:17   #63
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Excellent job indeed. You are already semi-professional.
I want to try something like this on my car once the warranty period is over. Not sure if I can do it all alone.
Thanks. I did the DIY on a new grille bought from a local spare parts shop, I have retained the original OEM grill for future use.

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Great DIY! It's turned out real nice. I'd go with the notion of keeping it as it is, with some nice plates. No neons - keep it simple and classy
Thanks. Will keep it that way.
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Old 5th January 2009, 16:36   #64
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Excellent work brother. Really admire, your talent. Nice piece of work
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Old 5th January 2009, 17:04   #65
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Razor, sweet looking! Wondering why the same treatment wasn't dished out to the main grill!
Thanks jose! I wanted the main grille done too, but removing the fins was making it pretty weak and brittle - had tried this once. Hence dropped the idea. A new, custom made grille would be an easier thing to do in a Lancer.

By the way, your Bolero is a real head turner! Nice job
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Old 5th January 2009, 22:18   #66
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Great job done there Shakensoul i want to try this on my car too, anybody know how to remove the grill of a swift?
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Old 8th January 2009, 11:03   #67
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Shakensoul: That was really an inspiring DIY... time, money and energy.. totally worth... Truly professional job, hats off.cheers:

Just wanted to know, have you treated the mesh with some anti-rust solution (redoxide)? Can you suggest any specification for the mesh?

cheers.
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Shakensoul: That was really an inspiring DIY... time, money and energy.. totally worth... Truly professional job, hats off.cheers:

Just wanted to know, have you treated the mesh with some anti-rust solution (redoxide)? Can you suggest any specification for the mesh?

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Thanks Imran. I did not treat the mesh with any anti-rust paint, the mesh was already coated with some kind of golden paint. I simply sprayed the mesh with 3-4 coats of black paint, but since you mentioned I think its better to treat it with anti-rust primer first.
There is no specification for the mesh, you can choose whatever design of mesh you like. The only thing that I kept in mind was, the mesh should be a little strurdy and strong , so that it doesn't easily bend out of shape if someone pokes a finger at the grill.
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Old 8th January 2009, 13:53   #69
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This looks great - and an inspiring DIY as well...
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Old 10th January 2009, 16:42   #70
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Installed front number plate.

Sorry to the toyota fans for the logo

My DIY mesh grille and fog light installation !-img_8440_1.jpg

My DIY mesh grille and fog light installation !-img_8446_1.jpg
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Old 10th January 2009, 21:45   #71
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she looks real clean mate. nice work!!
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Front grille - 300
I wanted to try this out , but a spares shop asked for 1.2k for the indica grille

there goes my plans down the drain :(
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Old 8th February 2009, 14:05   #73
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Amazing DIY Shaken Soul.
Looks damn amazing
Very good looking car.
By the way why not the RS logo you were looking at?
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Old 8th February 2009, 14:10   #74
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Hey shakensoul nice job man.........,you got a fancy number why not change the number plate or is it illegal in delhi???
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Old 8th February 2009, 14:43   #75
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It looks more nice after the logo and number plate installation
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