My Despoilered, claddingless, twotone'd XR

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My Despoilered, claddingless, twotone'd XR

Post by Garret » Thu Jul 03, 2008 10:11 pm

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Yes it was spray can'd and yes the is still some body work to do, but the problem is I ran into a snag doing my body work as it started to rain and you can't bondo in the rain so I said screw it and bombed away

Car also has ten holes and 6 months of trouble free aluminium lug nuts and stock lugs up front with the ten holes. Tail lights are also tinted

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Post by MerlinMerkur » Thu Jul 03, 2008 10:21 pm

AHHAHAH!
Its nekid!!
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Post by deathbypsi » Thu Jul 03, 2008 10:22 pm

call me crazy but I like it!
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Post by Ray » Fri Jul 04, 2008 3:00 pm

tint the marker lights a little bit, the signals, either black out or remove the fogs, and your front end would look cleaned up a bit.

i ... actually like the look. nice.

what's with the center rear antenna?
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Post by Frag » Fri Jul 04, 2008 5:19 pm

Before pictures?
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Post by Garret » Sat Jul 05, 2008 1:02 pm

The center rear antenna must be a canadian thing my friend's 85 merkur has it the same way.

The front end is in for a jetta bumper and cossie grill in a month or so, so I probably won't do anything more with it until then. Well except maybe make my fog lights work

Here are some before pictures

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This is when I bought it and sadly the rims were sold off it before I bought it

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Post by MerkXRTurbo » Mon Jul 07, 2008 11:50 am

Garret wrote:The center rear antenna must be a canadian thing my friend's 85 merkur has it the same way.
Nope, that's been added aftermarket. I've seen people do that before.
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Post by Garret » Mon Jul 07, 2008 12:23 pm

Well I likes it anyways :)

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Post by CV12Steve » Mon Jul 07, 2008 8:48 pm

MerkXRTurbo wrote:
Garret wrote:The center rear antenna must be a canadian thing my friend's 85 merkur has it the same way.
Nope, that's been added aftermarket. I've seen people do that before.
Usually after the in-glass stops working.
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Post by SoKalXR » Tue Jul 08, 2008 3:28 am

That is a Volkswagen Antenna. In that first photo without the gladding and everything it looks like a hatchback MK3 Jetta! LOL.

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Post by Ed Lijewski » Wed Jul 09, 2008 5:27 pm

Sure as heck is an improvement! :lol:

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Post by MerkXRTurbo » Thu Jul 10, 2008 11:32 am

CV12Steve wrote:
MerkXRTurbo wrote:
Garret wrote:The center rear antenna must be a canadian thing my friend's 85 merkur has it the same way.
Nope, that's been added aftermarket. I've seen people do that before.
Usually after the in-glass stops working.
Yep.
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