My Export Mirrors Project

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  1. smitdavi

    smitdavi Member

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    Bought some export mirrors from fellow member abood89. My grand plan is skin the bottom portion in carbon fiber and then paint match the top to the car. I started the tear down process of the mirrors tonight and began sanding to prep for paint. Below are a couple of pictures. I'll try and update this thread as progress is made :thumbsup:

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  2. Frank.JD.Perez

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    Good luck with the project! I plan on doing the same to my set of export mirrors.
    Really can't wait to see the CF part in progress / finished.
     
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    still cant believe how much those cost.... buy hey if your happy it dosent matter.....ballin
     
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    One word explains all the crazy things people do to their vehicles...


    *clears throat*



    *Ahemmm...*



    *Wait for it...*








    RACECAR
     
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    I KNEW IT
     
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    same word backwards as forwards....
     
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    It's a Palindrone! BAZINGA!:tongue:
     
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    Racecars don't have folding power mirrors lol
     
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    Racecars that maintain Sn95 sex appeal do lol
     
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    wouldn't it mean less drag with them folded in? and if its a racecar the looseres are behind you so who cares about them right?!
     
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    Finally got all my stuff to begin skinning these mirrors....I just can't decide which part I want to skin. The base, or the actual mirror housing, thoughts? I've thought about the following combinations:

    1. CF skinned base with red mirror housing
    2. Red base with CF skinned mirror housing
    3. Black base with CF skinned mirror housing
     
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    #3
     
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    #2 would be interesting though.
     
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    See, you're just as indecisive as I am lol
     
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    #2
     
  17. Frank.JD.Perez

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    You sir have a future projects of your own to accomplish!
     
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    I'm talking about for me...
     
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    Cool project
     
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    ugh I need export mirrors in my life haha. Sweet project. I vote #1 just because red cars and red mirrors are tits.