auto joke: fwd car with rear chrome cover

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  1. May 16, 2009 #1

    racsan

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    took a old 8.8 cover that had rust-through holes, painted it with chrome spray and hung it underneath the taurus, next i need a 4x4 emblem for the trunk deck. looks real at first glance. [​IMG]
     
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    SO, when are you gonna wheel the Taurus?
     
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    I don't think most people would get it (as 4wd)
    Some people chrome the covers just to make it look better
     
  4. May 17, 2009 #4

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    Was the rear driver's side door on your car repainted?

    It seems to be missing the "clear coat" on top of the paint.
     
  5. May 19, 2009 #5

    racsan

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    before i got this car it had had some heavy bondo work done on the drivers side, mostly the rear door. it had cracked and rust was coming through, so i knocked off most of the putty (1/2 a cricso can) and redid it. just not as heavily. i didnt clear coat it due to the "yellowing" that occurs with aerosol clear-coats. i also dicarded the factory molding and put a 3" chrome tape stripe down the side where the molding was. some day i'll do the other side.
     
  6. May 21, 2009 #6

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    It looks fine. You just have to be looking at it from the right direction to notice anything at all.

    I expect the rear axle cover would be lost on most people who see it. It would take them a while to figure out that the car is a front wheel drive car so it shouldn't have a rear axle.

    And, I suppose the odd person might conclude that you opted for the 4WD option.
     

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