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Looking to paint my rocker panels!!

PostPosted: Sat Dec 03, 2011 2:43 am
by Smearman<325is
Im sick of looking at my grey rocker panels, now i want to paint them black to match my car. what is the best way to do this. oh and btw i need to still remove that texture crap too haha. please help!! :wink: :wink:

Looking to paint my rocker panels!!

PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2011 4:11 pm
by anders20981
Me too, have you considered installing side skirts?

Re: Looking to paint my rocker panels!!

PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2011 4:14 pm
by Smearman<325is
what do you mean side skirts? like buying m3 side skirts?

Re: Looking to paint my rocker panels!!

PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:24 pm
by anders20981
Yes , you have to drill into the rocker panels, I believe templates are available at the dealer, there are also plenty of diy guides online, I will be doing it sometime this month I'll let you know how it goes :)

Re: Looking to paint my rocker panels!!

PostPosted: Fri Dec 16, 2011 12:14 pm
by JFM325is
I am about to paint my panels too. Although I didnt know that side skirts were put on.... interesting

Re: Looking to paint my rocker panels!!

PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:42 pm
by Smearman<325is
Just painted my rockers and front and rear bumpers today! came out great i put two coats of black and 2 coats of clear. im really happy with the money i saved by doing it in my carport lol

Re: Looking to paint my rocker panels!!

PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 11:52 pm
by JFM325is
PICSSS!!! i am about to do the same!

Re: Looking to paint my rocker panels!!

PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 4:10 pm
by Smearman<325is
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Professional!! lol

Re: Looking to paint my rocker panels!!

PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 4:12 pm
by Smearman<325is
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Re: Looking to paint my rocker panels!!

PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:04 pm
by DEFKON99
not a bad paint job, what the hell did you hit?

Re: Looking to paint my rocker panels!!

PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:14 pm
by Smearman<325is
i was on a mountain road and swerved from a deer and hit the rock and dirt side of the road. :(

Re: Looking to paint my rocker panels!!

PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2011 1:34 am
by JFM325is
ah dude that sucks!!!! the paint came out nice! excited to do mine. Keep us posted on the fix!