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> Project: Return to semi-stock, Preparing my modified car for resale
hyundave
post May 23 2014, 12:27 AM
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Welp. It's come to that time to remove a fair amount of my mods to help out with resale. ohmy.gif Scary I know. I had completely forgotten how many damn mods I had even done. Of course some of them are irreversible, but others needed to be taken out. Spent pretty much all day working on it. I'll be spending some of tomorrow cleaning the wheels of plastidip and a couple other fixer-uppers.

Things removed:
PS2
Full footwell lighting
Secondary 12V plug-in with DC - AC conversion
Old wiring for footwells
Custom Taillights and wiring
Custom headlights and wiring
Rocker switch for LED's
HID lows and fogs
Plastidipped grill restored to stock
Plastidipped wheels restored to stock
All interior white LED lights
All stickers on the rear

Things staying:
25% tint all around
Incus body kit
Custom Euro Plate (if buyer wants it)
7" touchscreen headunit
4 channel amp and all aftermarket speakers
Monoblock amp and 15" sub (if buyer pays $200 extra)

Total restore will be about 12 hours. It's so weird to drive around with regular halogen bulbs now hahah. I'm used to my nice projected white light. Also the cabin feels so dark at night without my footwells. It's an interesting feeling being back at (kinda) stock.

Some before pictures









Work in progress....





Some finished/cleaned up photos





I will update tomorrow with some more pictures of the front and sides

The front is already pretty much done. It just started raining before I could get a good picture. Should be interesting to see how the plastidip comes off the wheels. I've got the plastidip remover stuff so I'm hoping that will work wonders. I'll be sure to make a video of it as well. I also have gone around and added some extra adhesion to parts of my bodykit as some was coming off slightly.

Keep you all posted! Lemme know what you think



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post May 23 2014, 12:56 AM
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Is removing the mods as fun as installing them?


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post May 23 2014, 08:17 AM
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QUOTE (a_v @ May 23 2014, 01:56 AM) *
Is removing the mods as fun as installing them?


Hahahah not quite. I will say it goes a lot faster though!

And it is kinda nice to see the car fully cleaned up. But I do miss some of the mods.


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post May 24 2014, 12:19 AM
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Always a bittersweet day to return a car to stock to sell.


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the plastidip comes off easy with one of those dish scrubber sponges and some liquid.


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post May 25 2014, 09:29 PM
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Welp I'm pretty much all done. I used plastidip remover from dipyourcar.com and it worked very well. I will be posting a comparison video of Goo Gone vs Dip Remover tomorrow.

Here are a few pics:







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Liquid vitamin C or orange based cleaner helps remove plastidip.


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QUOTE (mlumz @ Jun 4 2014, 06:04 PM) *
Liquid vitamin C or orange based cleaner helps remove plastidip.


Yea plastidip remover is an orange based cleaner. Worked very well!


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sad to see it stockerish..

kinda wanna cry...

maybe its just late...


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