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My 5th gen ( a work in progress)

thanks for taking a look let me know what you think..near future plans include tinted side markers/tails, 6000k black housing projecter/angel eyes and black turn signals. Long term i plan on getting the lip kit, CF hood and trunk and a paint scheme i've been thinking about
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Re: My 5th gen ( a work in progress)

That's a nice clean example and basis for a project. Keep us posted on how you go mate.
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Re: My 5th gen ( a work in progress)

lude looks clean as hell. i love the smoked/blacked out look on red ludes. keep us updated on your progress and when you get a chance get some daytime pics and post em up.

good luck w/ your mods and welcome to the site bro!

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Re: My 5th gen ( a work in progress)

nice lude good luck with it
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Re: My 5th gen ( a work in progress)

thanks guys i appreciate it i'll be sure to get some daytime pics up asap
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clean. what paint scheme were you thinking of?
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Re: My 5th gen ( a work in progress)

Lude looks great. Got to love red ludes! LOL
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i dont know i was thinking of a red base still but a little lighter with a black sun on the rear end and black rays going across the car..
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Re: My 5th gen ( a work in progress)

instead of tinting the sidemarkers, I'd shave them off
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Re: My 5th gen ( a work in progress)

Lookin' good dude. That can is huuuuge.
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Re: My 5th gen ( a work in progress)

ahhh the rising sun, i painted that on my valve cover. dont know how it would look as a paintjob on a car though.
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Re: My 5th gen ( a work in progress)

Welcome braskit, your lude looks awesome!

Personally, I would recommend a slight (or major) drop project before spending a whole heap of money on all that cosmetic riff raff.
Function over form....or is it form over form? Who knows these things...
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Re: My 5th gen ( a work in progress)

Function>Form all zeh way! Jesse's right. 4x4 status is a no-no.
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Re: My 5th gen ( a work in progress)

Indeed, slam it like a $2 hooker. and steal a six-pack on jour way out.

Then, worry about the other cosmetics.
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Icon5 Re: My 5th gen ( a work in progress)

i have springs on it i need to get new struts though i dont want it to low i do alot of highway driving between school and home so i dont want a raw as* when i get back. I'll shave the sidemarkers when i get it painted mind as well tint them for now. how much is a good paint job running these days?
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Bro, I drive an hour on the highway every day to/from work on a 2.5" drop and blown struts. My ass is never raw lol.
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Re: My 5th gen ( a work in progress)

lol yeah i hear ya, its tough being 6'4" in a prelude sometimes
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Re: My 5th gen ( a work in progress)

Bingo. Being tall and driving a lude isn't the most convenient thing. I bump my head when i get out sometimes. Maybe thats just because I'm an idiot. Anyways...
A good paint job, for the whole entire car will cost anywhere from 3 to 5 grand, if done right.
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Re: My 5th gen ( a work in progress)

i'll probably keep with the black and red theme and go with the clean slippy look
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that looks sweet! good luck with the project
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Re: My 5th gen ( a work in progress)

I'm 6'4" and I never hit my head. The prelude is one of the roomiest cars I've ever been in.
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i love red ludess....
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Re: My 5th gen ( a work in progress)

yeah im 6'3" and i have a little trouble gettin in and out. not bad tho! lots of room in these bad ass machines
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