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« Reply #585 on: February 06, 2013, 10:32:56 PM »

Thanks OCAC its been a good ride.


Some pictures of it, cant really do much to it cause I am in college full time and I'm taking the semester off right now. It needs to be polished, and waxed soon cause it looks like crap right now.









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« Reply #586 on: February 27, 2013, 01:06:46 PM »

Update for some of those that care to follow.

I noticed that my headlights were starting to deteriorate lately on my Mustang. As many know the 1999-2004 Mustang headlights are well known for looking like chit after a few years, they tend to start yellowing or look glazed over. Well my headlights are only 3.5 years old and I was not going to stand for buying new ones. Im a college student ya know. Grin
So I hopped in the car drove over to the local Advance Auto Parts and bought myself the 3M headlight restoration kit from them for $18.99.



http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/buy/products/388366-headlight-restoration-kit-by-3m-part-39084.html

I have to say I was skeptical but I thought I would give it a try. Inside it came with different grades of sanding pads shaped as circles, and a applicator to put the sanding disks on. I didn't have to use any power tools too, all of it was done by hand.

Here is the passenger headlight before I did any work, it is in the worst shape.





Notice how the UV layer is flaking off? Well These headlights are known to start deteriorating after a while because of this.
Thankfully after about one hour I was able to go through the steps and got it to look like this.







Also since I have y'alls attention I shall whore some more pictures of my car. I detailed her after finishing up on the headlights and here ya go.










I have to say I am happy with the results that the 3M kit gave me, so if you have headlights in need of refreshing I do recommend this product. Now a disclaimer, the kit comes with 2 of each grade of sand paper, they intend you to use only one per headlight but I had to end up using all of them on this on headlight because it was so bad I didn't do the driver side because I ran out of material for it. So that is something to be aware of when if you buy this product.
A good 4 out of 5 star in my book. Hope you enjoyed reading because I enjoyed writing it up for y'all.
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« Reply #587 on: February 27, 2013, 07:47:52 PM »

Any plans to lower it?   Eibach pro-kit is a nice drop
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« Reply #588 on: February 28, 2013, 10:10:01 PM »

Any plans to lower it?   Eibach pro-kit is a nice drop

Yeah I know I still need to lower it. Im off away at college so no money is going to the car unless something breaks. I plan on doing it this summer I hope but idk.
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« Reply #589 on: March 11, 2013, 12:08:23 AM »

Well done !  A lot of the vehicles in our fleet have scratched/hazed/yellowed headlamps.  I've used everything from Meguiar's Cleaner Wax to 3M Rubbing Compound to 1000 grit sandpaper (wet sanding).  Lately, we've been using a foaming spray called Brite Lites, which works surprisingly well, much better than expected.


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This may be a good idea to have for periodic maintenance now that you've removed the worst of the haze .  .  .
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« Reply #590 on: March 11, 2013, 11:27:58 AM »

Great job on the headlights.  For what it's worth, I think the stock ride height looks better than lowering it.
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« Reply #591 on: April 27, 2013, 10:07:23 PM »

I thought I would share some of these pictures of my dads car, he recently had the interior redone on his 2005 GT.












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« Reply #592 on: April 28, 2013, 09:51:12 AM »

looks good! The mustang interior has always been tasteful and nice.
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« Reply #593 on: April 29, 2013, 06:25:34 PM »

That red/black combination looks quite good.  Where did he get the new covers ?
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« Reply #594 on: April 29, 2013, 09:33:06 PM »

looks good! The mustang interior has always been tasteful and nice.


Thanks, the new Mustangs are made a lot better than any Mustang before.



That red/black combination looks quite good.  Where did he get the new covers ?

Im not 100% sure but I do know he took it to a custom upholstery shop that removed all the old stuff and made new ones.
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« Reply #595 on: January 09, 2014, 07:12:40 PM »

Went ahead and bought myself Maximum Motorsport full length subframe connectors for Christmas. Had them welded on a week ago, and what a difference they make! I wish I had installed them waaaay earlier! The car feels a lot better and not so flimsy, cornering and ride has improved a lot. If you have a 1979-04 Mustang you need some NOW!
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« Reply #596 on: June 06, 2014, 02:34:06 AM »

Don't know why this just showed up as new, but your stang is looking good! Glad to see you finally got the Subframe connectors you've been wanting. Love that color, and those rims look great! any pics of the subframe connectors?
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« Reply #597 on: September 21, 2014, 08:17:57 PM »

Can you spot the difference?  Grin



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« Reply #598 on: September 21, 2014, 11:16:51 PM »

Is your stance slightly lower ?
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« Reply #599 on: September 22, 2014, 04:36:37 PM »

lowered and possibly resprayed?
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