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Old 05-29-2010, 11:27 PM
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My sticker bomb mod!!



Just some printed vinyl that I covered all my dash pieces in!!
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Old 05-30-2010, 05:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Drewww n TheDeuce View Post
sawweet thankks! also.... what should i do about the adhesive removal? i already scratched my car in the area where it said "cobalt", i dont want to make the same mistake again.
Hair dryer, fishing line, goo gone in that order.
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Old 05-30-2010, 11:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Nighthawk243 View Post
Hair dryer, fishing line, goo gone in that order.
This.

You can also use a small plastic putty knife if you are careful and use the most important tool of all...patience
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Old 05-31-2010, 12:04 AM
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yeah i actually went with the hairdryer.... i had to borrow one since im black, i dont own one... and just used my fingers to get it off.... now just the goo gone step.
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Old 05-31-2010, 02:21 AM
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leds along the front bumper down low, if you don't have fogs. kinds like what audi did with their headlights
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Old 06-06-2010, 11:56 PM
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Just some printed vinyl that I covered all my dash pieces in!!
lol cute
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Old 06-07-2010, 01:13 AM
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Just some printed vinyl that I covered all my dash pieces in!!
how did you go about doing this? i want to do the same, but with maybe another design, or the carbon fiber look....
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I don't know if you guys would consider this a cheap mod, but today I was getting parts for my Jeep at a local junk yard. I mentioned that I had a Pontiac G5 and the guy told me there was a totaled one and 2 wrecked Cobalts in the back. He told me that for $15 I could take anything that I could carry out.

Got me some new trim, some new door bezels, some new badges, and various other toys.
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Old 06-07-2010, 09:43 PM
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I don't know if you guys would consider this a cheap mod, but today I was getting parts for my Jeep at a local junk yard. I mentioned that I had a Pontiac G5 and the guy told me there was a totaled one and 2 wrecked Cobalts in the back. He told me that for $15 I could take anything that I could carry out.

Got me some new trim, some new door bezels, some new badges, and various other toys.
dude thats awesome. its rare for a cobalt to come into the junkyards up here. and certainly wouldn't be all you can carry for $15
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Old 06-11-2010, 01:59 AM
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I went to the local sticker shop and they printed the design on some vinyl. It is pretty sticky but the best thing is heating up the vinyl with a hairdryer. The heat makes it sticker and more manageable. You can stretch it around the corners and it reduces air bubbles when heated. Hope this helps!
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Old 06-11-2010, 02:55 AM
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https://www.cobaltss.net/forums/electronics-audio-video-49/new-usb-mod-217632/

usb mod. great idea and mix that with this...

https://www.cobaltss.net/forums/show...t=ipod+aux+mod

and now you have a few usb chargers and a usb plugin for your car all in a tidy little spot
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Old 06-12-2010, 02:26 AM
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I went to the local sticker shop and they printed the design on some vinyl. It is pretty sticky but the best thing is heating up the vinyl with a hairdryer. The heat makes it sticker and more manageable. You can stretch it around the corners and it reduces air bubbles when heated. Hope this helps!
a local sticker shop? hmmm like, a fedex/kinkos? i guess if i could find a carbon fiber pattern perhaps i can go about doing my interior, instead of using paint, but fleckstone is a really good idea.
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Old 06-14-2010, 12:43 AM
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I don't know about fedex/kinkos does stuff like that. Try a place that makes vinyl stickers for business vehicles or big signs. Painting is a good idea too! Good thing about the vinyl is that you can always take it off without damaging your dash.
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Old 06-14-2010, 01:14 AM
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exactly, i dont want anything permanent inside... and i went to fedex/kinkos and they made printout stickers for me once, but if its vinyl then ill have to look for a place then. carbon fiber look ftw
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Old 06-14-2010, 03:25 PM
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does anyone have the part number for the moog swaybar end links, i work for a parts store p/t now and we carry the moog end links i just can't find the part number for our car. fyi i'm an 07 2.4
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Old 06-14-2010, 09:19 PM
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The pics of my wingless trunk are finally up sorry for the delay guys ive been traveling alot and been extremely busy let me know what you think. And the lowering of sportlines is on there also in my album.
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Old 06-18-2010, 06:56 PM
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Originally Posted by outtamymind View Post
dude thats awesome. its rare for a cobalt to come into the junkyards up here. and certainly wouldn't be all you can carry for $15
I know right man? It worked out real well for me, and there were actually quite a few so uh, if anybody needs parts I'll just charge a little bit of a dumpster diving fee + shipping.

By the way, my old CF style trim is for sale...
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Old 06-19-2010, 02:00 AM
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I know right man? It worked out real well for me, and there were actually quite a few so uh, if anybody needs parts I'll just charge a little bit of a dumpster diving fee + shipping.

By the way, my old CF style trim is for sale...
CF=Carbon fiber? what kinda trim?
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Old 06-19-2010, 02:02 AM
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add football mod to list.. for launch traction
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Old 07-02-2010, 02:23 PM
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Crown Royal bag for a shifter boot.
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Old 08-18-2010, 06:58 PM
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I just installed an MPX Shorty antenna. It was like $20. Made a HUGE difference in the car's appearance. It even seems to compliment the ridiculous spoiler.
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Old 08-18-2010, 07:03 PM
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I just installed an MPX Shorty antenna. It was like $20. Made a HUGE difference in the car's appearance. It even seems to compliment the ridiculous spoiler.
indeed i saw the very same antenna... ill definitely look into that next.. so was the installation hard?
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Old 08-18-2010, 07:40 PM
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The hardest part was getting the other one off. You'll want to use two wrenches / pliers, one to hold the antenna bracket in the trunk and one to twist the antenna. It took like 5 - 10 minutes. Reception seems to be about the same, but i never listed to the radio anyway.
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Old 09-23-2010, 11:02 AM
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does anybody make clear side markers for our cars yet???
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Old 10-24-2010, 02:04 PM
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I might have missed it, but did anyone ever say Window tint?

I got mine done for less than $200, which when you're talking about turbos and catback systems comes out pretty cheap.
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