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Old 03-09-2004, 08:28 PM   #1
mikee30
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Painting eyelids

Did you guys paint them and then add clear coat on top...or just spray with a spray can and end of story?
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Old 03-10-2004, 01:50 AM   #2
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I painted mine, and had them clear coated, then i lost them at high speeds on the highway.........

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Old 03-10-2004, 01:55 AM   #3
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Gotta slow down man
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Old 03-10-2004, 02:48 AM   #4
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See, I don't think its a matter of slowing down, as much as it is making sure you INSTALLED THEM CORRECTLY!
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Old 03-10-2004, 03:29 AM   #5
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See, I don't think its a matter of slowing down, as much as it is making sure you INSTALLED THEM CORRECTLY!
WRONG, WRONG and WRONG.

I had 4 screws AND double sided tape on EACH eyelid attached to my grill. I have gone through 1 set of fiberglass eyelids, and 1 set of abs plastic kamei eyelids. They did not rip off the car because of improper installation....TRUST me.

Euro grills are the only way to go for me, it's a much nicer/cleaner look, especially with my euro smiley ellipsoids.

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Old 03-10-2004, 04:32 AM   #6
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Sorry man, but I think your still doing it wrong, and I think I know why...... I could be wrong though, but are you using self tapping screws? Cause those are the ones you HAVE to use.

I used them, and they have been on the E30 for over a year now, not one problem... so it just seems weird that you have all these problems......
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Old 03-10-2004, 04:44 AM   #7
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Sorry man, but I think your still doing it wrong, and I think I know why...... I could be wrong though, but are you using self tapping screws? Cause those are the ones you HAVE to use.

I used them, and they have been on the E30 for over a year now, not one problem... so it just seems weird that you have all these problems......
gonna have to agree with lennon on this.....
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Old 03-10-2004, 04:56 AM   #8
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yeah i just screwed mine in too and no problems ever falling off, not even one screw coming loose... tho they're off the car now, i think it looks cleaner without them on.. tho the new "hood extension" eyelid eurostyle makes now has some potential... might pick that up in the near future
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