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      10-27-2011, 08:00 PM   #1
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★★ Platinum Motorsport F01 7-Series Transformation ★★ (Updated)

After about a year of ownership since purchasing my baby, its time to do big things! Been a crazy 2 months trying to get everything done and ready for SEMA 2011 but the car is finally done and will have photo shoot pictures up shortly!



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Front lip info please?
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      10-29-2011, 07:16 PM   #6
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if anyone is attending SEMA 2011, my car will be in the Giovanna booth inside!
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      10-31-2011, 03:53 PM   #7
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Should've blacked-out the door handles and headlamp 'eyelashes' too.

Otherwise, is the front bumper properly aligned with the hood? There should be an even gap.
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Should've blacked-out the door handles and headlamp 'eyelashes' too.

Otherwise, is the front bumper properly aligned with the hood? There should be an even gap.
It's aligned perfectly, as far as blacking out unnecessary pieces that wont happen.
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Should've blacked-out the door handles and headlamp 'eyelashes' too.

Otherwise, is the front bumper properly aligned with the hood? There should be an even gap.
It's aligned perfectly, as far as blacking out unnecessary pieces that wont happen.
The only thing u might wanna consider is the side skirt cb
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      11-02-2011, 05:45 PM   #15
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Few shots of how she sits with the Giovanna/Koko Couture setup in the Giovanna booth at SEMA 2011





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not a fan of the wheels... but you guys did an awesome job on the car!! everytime i drive by i see some crazy cars there!
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not a fan of the wheels... but you guys did an awesome job on the car!! everytime i drive by i see some crazy cars there!
which wheels the original wheels or the show setup wheels?
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as far as blacking out unnecessary pieces that wont happen.
Like it was necessary to black-out any of the parts!?

I'm not hating, just saying that since you blacked-out the chome repeater lamp surround, you should've blacked-out the small chrome door handle inserts as well. Or, you could've whited-out the repeater lamp surround, as you did to the chrome horizontal bar under the rear emblem.

Also, are the front and rear emblems different?

And, how much would you charge for a matte paint job?

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The only thing u might wanna consider is the side skirt cb
Agreed; again, for uniformity and to complete the look...

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Like it was necessary to black-out any of the parts!?

I'm not hating, just saying that since you blacked-out the chrome repeater lamp surround, you should've blacked-out the small chrome door handle inserts as well. Or, you could've whited-out the repeater lamp surround, as you did to the chrome horizontal bar under the emblem.

Also, are the front and rear emblems different?

And, how much would you charge for a matte
Didn't want too much black accents under the lower half of the vehicle thats why did those in black and did the door handles color matched and the rear trunk chrome piece color match. The emblems are all blacked out the blue and white checkers are both black.
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I saw your car Monday when I dropped my car off at Sema and I know that was your car.

Looks great I like the Rick Ross setup not my cup of tea but badass to say the least.
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I saw your car Monday when I dropped my car off at Sema and I know that was your car.

Looks great I like the Rick Ross setup not my cup of tea but badass to say the least.
The show setup Giovanna had picked out is not bad, but my original setup posted above is much better, the color matched lip is too much in my opinion.
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as far as blacking out unnecessary pieces that wont happen.
Like it was necessary to black-out any of the parts!?

I'm not hating, just saying that since you blacked-out the chome repeater lamp surround, you should've blacked-out the small chrome door handle inserts as well. Or, you could've whited-out the repeater lamp surround, as you did to the chrome horizontal bar under the rear emblem.

Also, are the front and rear emblems different?

And, how much would you charge for a matte paint job?

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The only thing u might wanna consider is the side skirt cb
Agreed; again, for uniformity and to complete the look...
Forgot to include the price I cannot give you since i am not offering those services but if you would like to contact Platinum Collision Center they will be give you a price quote.
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