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Superfly's "my car got stripped!" rebuild

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Old 05-20-2014, 06:37 AM
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So I went to a Pull-A-Part here to pick up some small interior pieces. I saw 3 ek's that were in horrible condition. I was just about to give up when I ran across a 98 with the entire interior (except the center dash bezel).

I got 4 smallish interior pieces, cup holders w/tape deck, and a decently clean carpet, all for $46. Aww yiss!!
 

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Old 05-23-2014, 07:33 AM
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Started cleaning my "new" carpet. Im using around 1:5 ratio of Simple Green and water. It's working really well. It isn't completely getting rid of all the stains, but it is at least removing most of the stain(s).

Should have pics up later this evening
 
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Old 05-24-2014, 12:39 PM
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I am VERY happy with how my carpet came out. There's still some soda stains, but they aren't in visible places.

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Old 06-06-2014, 04:07 AM
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Finished wheel. The chipping around the spoke edges is barely noticeable unless you really look for it. And by just being more careful/ taking my time, and scraping in a specific way, I was able to minimize chipping substantially. (Yes, there's some residual paint on the lip, I'll take care of that very soon)

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Old 06-07-2014, 05:34 PM
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Those rims came out really nice.
 
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Old 06-07-2014, 05:41 PM
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Made some progress this weekend on the wheel. I'm hoping to God I can get these done and tires mounted tomorrow. That would be awesome

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