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Hello fellow uk-mkiv-ers I got my windows tinted yesterday, I had light
smoke on the sides and dark smoke on the rear, the job is an excellent
job from a mobile tinter and it cost me ?140 so not a bad price either,
also the tint that the guys used is the one that if someone trys
breaking in to my car with a hammer the glass will stay in one
piece and not just shatter and go everywhere. Heres some before and
after pics but the tints look darker in the pics then what they
actually are.

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Also I baught a spare bumper which I'm going to be attempting myself to smooth heres how Ive started

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http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b246/satnamsingh/HPIM0468.jpg

After

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b246/satnamsingh/HPIM0465.jpg

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b246/satnamsingh/HPIM0469.jpg

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b246/satnamsingh/HPIM0470.jpg

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b246/satnamsingh/HPIM0471.jpg

I'm going to let the expanding foam harder before I cut it off which
will be in the next two days or so, then I will be skimming the bumper
and sanding it down and then test and trialing it but chucking the
bumper around and see if the filler cracks or not, if it doesn't then
its a result, if it does then I'll be scraping out the expanding foam
and plastic welding the original bumper strip and do it fron there.
I'll keep everyone updated and if all goes well, I'll make a How
To guide in the how to section.

Also I've sold my old sdi finally and heres how she went.

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b246/satnamsingh/HPIM0287.jpg

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b246/satnamsingh/HPIM0289.jpg

I got a polo 1.0l w reg with 50000 on the clock and ?1600 on top for my
sdi, then I gave that polo to my brother, and he's gone and swaped it
for a astra 1.6l W reg

with 60000 on the clock with 600 pound on top he paid. He wanted a tdi
but he couldn't stretch his budget to that much so he settled for a
pauxhaull.
 

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Thanks mate. Just needs lowering now and changing the rear lamps and
smoothing the bumpers and loads of other stuff damn this modding world
is soo addictive.
 

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Windows look very nice mate.  Keep us all updated on the bumper, I am very interested in the results, could be a ????saver !!!
 

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There 50% on the sides and 35% on the rear, but the sides look darker
on the pics for some reason, probably my camera settings. I'm thinking
of doing black B-pillars aswell but don't know how it would look so if
anyones got any pics they'd like to show me feel free. [:D] And defo il
keep everyone updated on the bumper project, if it works it will be a
??? saver defo.
 

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very nice there! your the man as always with DIY!

Wondered what was next as you have been quiet for the past few weeks! [;)]
 

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Kiddha Sonny the tints look wicked bro [:)]

& theres nowt wrong with an Vx astra . But having said that I would have kept the Polo cos it only has 50k on the clock !
 

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polo had its days my mate who px the car dont know how to drive and had messed that car up, hes only had the car just over a week and already snapped the drive shaft...
 

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polo had its days my mate who px the car dont know how to drive and had messed that car up, hes only had the car just over a week and already snapped the drive shaft...
Oh dear [:$]
 

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i know...pay day next week...might just give vw speed a call...for the side skirts or is there anyone on here who got a set going cheap...im gonna lower it on 30mm springs for a short period of time till feb next year when im gonna get the proper kit e.g adjustable shocks...
 

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very nice there! your the man as always with DIY!

Wondered what was next as you have been quiet for the past few weeks! [;)]
I never like spending money so I like to try and do the job myself. lol and if it works i'll be defoately be putting a how to guide in the how to section as i know a lot of people want to do this mod but are on a budget like me and don't want to be paying out ?400 a bumper for something that they can do them selves for like ?50ish thats a whopping saving of ?350 so you can spend your hard earned money on making it go fast aswell as looking good. [:D]
 
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