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Car looks clean.

I've been looking for one of those "MR2" badges you have on the center rear bumper for years with no luck (want to remove the Toyota and Spyder, and just have that); mind if I ask where you got it?

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-Lum
It's the euro spec badge. You might try to make friends with someone in the UK or the Netherlands. I don't think dealers here can get them. Green goblin had a set for sale. I don't know if he still has them.
http://www.mr2spyder.net/spyderweb/index.php?/topic/1270-fs-mr2-logo-eu-style/
 

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Lifeofbryan(Bryan) over at mr2roc.com has helped me with the euro stuff if you wanna pm him...

I'm on my second one as well. My life was incomplete without one :)
 

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^^Don't make the same mistake I did when applying the logo - the center of the logo is *NOT* the center of the letter "R". The letter M skews the hole thing over. Measure the halfway point of the entire logo when aligning.

Now on Tanabe NF210s and KYBs


Interestingly, after I got home and looked at the picture above, it looked familiar. I realized it was taken nearly in the same spot I took some pictures of my first Spyder 9 years ago. Although I accidentally (and sadly) deleted those pictures of that Spyder long ago, I did save a few pictures from that day - below is one of them. One of the largest fires in recent memory (until the Station fire a year or two wgo) came along a few months later and wiped the place out - you might recall this from the news and many people lost their houses. It wont look that way again in my lifetime and with climate change it may never look that way again.


The Sweetbroom is only now starting to approach the size it was before...but there *were* points on that road where there was hardly room for even my little car to make it by...thats how huge these bushes of yellow flowers used to be.


EDIT...removed fire story...the fire that burned the area above was a different fire than I thought.
 

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Work on the interior. New oem shift knob and boot. Aluminum rings on the gauges. Krylon fusion on the climate controls. I pulled the old stickers off to paint it and had to replace them. Luckily they sell them seperately for $2-3 each. The first layer of paint was pretty tough but it did get a couple tiny dings. Put another coat on it and installed the new stickers. I'd like to do the area around the center vents but I don't see a way to do it well with the vents in place.

I've got an idea or two about the missing steering wheel badge, and I'm still trying to decide what to do about the seat covers. I can't stand leather...
 

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Once again Joe :) Another classic shot of some very classy workmanship and styling. Thanks for the updates
 

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^Thanks.

Painted the side vents flat black...the color God intended them to be. Also waxed and buffed a bunch of water spots off. The paint on the front bumper, though, is absolute CRAP!!!
I have been wanting to get 03+ side vents and do this for awhile with Gloss black but have always been on the fence about it. Glad to see it looks as good as i always thought it would.
 

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rings????

Work on the interior. New oem shift knob and boot. Aluminum rings on the gauges. Krylon fusion on the climate controls. I pulled the old stickers off to paint it and had to replace them. Luckily they sell them seperately for $2-3 each. The first layer of paint was pretty tough but it did get a couple tiny dings. Put another coat on it and installed the new stickers. I'd like to do the area around the center vents but I don't see a way to do it well with the vents in place.

I've got an idea or two about the missing steering wheel badge, and I'm still trying to decide what to do about the seat covers. I can't stand leather...

where do you guys get those aluminum rings around the cluster??? I can't find those..... I like your car btw... although I liked it better with the side vents painted body color...
 

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New front bumper, new center grill, new headlights, new Supra side markers, new front under spoiler, replaced Dev's trop strap with a stock. I've got a new rear bumper ready to go soon, but I'm gonna have to lose the Euro rear MR2 logo I like so much. I have yet to do the frunk gap mod, but soon.

Not embarassed to take pictures of the front now. It looks nearly new.

 

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Since the board resizes the pictures, I've updated them all to 1600 pixels wide. Click the pictures for bigger versions, and copy and paste the URL into your browser for the full-sized version.
 

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First pictures of the new rear bumper. I'm still deciding how to do the emblems on the back. I've also put a layer of undercoat on the jack seems and they no longer stand out and look like shit in person and in photos. Still need to work on the frunk gap and I'l like to get rid of the centercaps, but there aren't many choices out there. Also still need to do something about the porno exhaust tip.



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