On March 31, 2018 I took some time to paint the front end of my car. I use DupliColor EZ Peal to paint it. A frined of my gave me the paint and encourage m... Show moree to do it. I clean the front end, use rubbing alcohol to clean the area and mask it. Results?
This was the first coat. I hit it three times and waited 30 mins to fully dry but it was not enough. After I unmask, in some places, the paint did not adhere correctly.
At the end, I was proud of the results even though I unmask it before it was supposed to. Right now Im willing to remove the paint and mask it with car wraping color black gloss or piano black, install some fog lamps wich I will be customizing. For the head lamps I will be doing some custom project with them too. Hope you enjoy the slow conversion of a small Angry bird!!
This is the post made for everything i did to have fog lamps on my woo. it was a long peoriod of working on them since I dont have enough free time but i ma... Show moreneged to work on them little by little.
First of all things, I took out the fog lamp covers. Made a hole in them, since this were not made to fit the OEM fog lamp.
Took out all the old paint they had. Washed and cleaned. Sanded a bit to make the surface feel smooth.
Masked then ad ready to paint...
2 coats of plastic primer
3 coats of black gloss paint
Final product after paint job complete.
Both bases painted and finished with 3 clear coats.
After isntallation with the wiring harness.
Headlamps and fog lamps on
Projector head and fog lamps
It has been a month since I finished my projector headlights. I can say it has improved vision at night. It looks great! The only problem is the car does n... Show moreot have a legal "hi-beam" according to my country. buy i just need the low beam, by now. My next project will be the custom fog lights. For now, I'll leave the pictures of the headlights. Links to videos here:
https://youtu.be/_o8Ry_SkW5k (testing if it works)
https://youtu.be/QJlzmJidzqg (testing lamps on the road)
I have been looking for some information on how to make this project work. Basicaly, I went into a research that just gave me how to instal a projector retr... Show moreofit lense into the headlamps of my car. But in a group on facebook called Lanos Club, they helped me a lot there and show me the right way of doing them. I will be very gracefull to them :D