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you know that hideous thing on our trunks (yep it finally hit me the red one is the ugly one if you put on altezzas, but is the best if you keep it stock) can you take the clear plastic part of and paint the red part so it looks like its still there but instead it looks the same way it does now only green. to make it clearer it would look like i have a piece of clear plastic over the car. I also have this idea of making plexiglass side moldings or replacing them with the ones of a late model mercedes or any other car that has wide kind of flat side moldings. or just going plain and painting them the body color
 

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Maybe im just stupid...but..What the hell did you just say?
 

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im going to follow the KISS method this time. you know that red trunk panel on the sentra that match the taillights. (still with me)
i want to know can you take the clear plastic part off without fucking the whole thing up so i can paint the now exposed red part the color of my car. so the end result would look like a 200sx trunk lid with a strip of clear plastic over it
 

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AAHHHH, Gotcha ;)
 

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sentra to 200sx

okay..........
so, with the altezzas or whatever you call them, it would look like you smoothed-out the trunk, very interesting idea, one thing though, what would hapen to the reverse lights????
 

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they will still be their they would just look seperated from the rest of the stuff
 

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*bringing this post back to life*
did you paint your trunk panel?
b/c i was thinking about doing that too. i have a green sentra and altezzas would look a hell of a lot better if it was the same color as the car. although i saw a black sentra with the red trunk panel and altezzas and it looked good.... if you have a black car you can do ANYTHING... *pouts* so of course I had to get a green one.. so difficult... heh
 
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I paid a Nissan body shop $50 to paint the red reflector to match the body color (beige). It looks alot better.
 

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damn. i thought this thread would have been deleted by now. well i'm going to paint and mold the trunk panel, maybe install a skinny cadillac taillight for the 3rd brake light and paint the altezzzas red.
 

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damn you can tell this thread is old. its still in the b14 chassis forums instead of the cosmetic one.
 

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my sentra is black *smiles* So I can do anything with it. Unlike your green one *smirks* anyway I am just going to get the black panel off of an XE model for free and keep the stock tail lights. Only becuase I dont like the hideous altezzas. I know this has been done and it looks good. Thats all I'm doing on my rear end look. SE-L's are too expensive and any other thing back there is ugly.
 

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If you are going to have it painted --MAKE SURE U take it to a shop to be done cuz spray ( Krylon,Rustoleum,etc.) just isnt going to hold up...

I did mine with a can of white Krylon and by the tim I took it into the shop it was fading to a yellowish color and yes I sanded-primed-and clear coated...

Oh and BTW mine looks so much better NOW>>>:D
 

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i'm not going to just simply paint them i am going to mold them. if i can find some clear GS300 inner lenses i'm going to fabricate another trunk panel my self with thoses. so essentially i'm going to shave it but actually keep it but make it looks like its gone. And i have a vivid teal one so i have to use real automotive paint. and dry boy we could do the exact same things to our car but mine will still stand out more since black is a color everything comes in and that exact shade of vivid teal is somewhat rare. plus yours shows dirt, scratches ect more than mine and i can nickname my car cool names like tangaray, sticky green, hydro green, Green Goblin,
 

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dry boy we could do the exact same things to our car but mine will still stand out more since black is a color everything comes in and that exact shade of vivid teal is somewhat rare. plus yours shows dirt, scratches ect more than mine and i can nickname my car cool names like tangaray, sticky green, hydro green, Green Goblin,
super, he was referring to my comment about how you can do more things to black/white cars b/c they go with everything. i have a dark green sentra and i just made a comment... don't take it so personally
 

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on sentras. when i say that i'm talking compared to other makes and models and i do know other cars come in teal but only a few in the exact same shade while 99 percent of cars come in black and when the vivid teal is kept in good condtion like mine its much more of a attention grabbing color. some cars look best in black but the sentra isn't one of those cars, and no i'm not saying vivid teal is the best color for our cars either, and i'm not mad at all because why would i care about your opinions in way to make me mad unless they are about me or my baby.
 

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and i'm not mad at all because why would i care about your opinions in way to make me mad unless they are about me or my baby.
first of all i never said you were mad, and second of all i never said you cared about my opinions... there's no reason for you to be getting so defensive..
 
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