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Well this is my first car. Not long passed my test and got a 93 '05 1.9 TiD. I've done the standard kiddie things and jumped right onto changing it visually.

My first week I tinted my rear lights, about 8 coats of nite shade black and 5 or 6 coats of clear lacquer. And removed badges.
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This was a really quick test to see if I liked the wheels black(were the standard stock silver). So I sprayed them with 2 coats plastidip(ran out) while still on the car and then some clear lacquer over that. Drip marks on them but i think look 100x better. Plan to take them off and re-do them properly with more lacquer so they wont fade.
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Plastidipping the chrome grill. It looked so good until I slipped cleaning it off the outside and ripped part of it off :'(
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Then sound! I had the basic sound package which is truly awful! 2 12'' Subs in the boot with 2 amps, 2 6x9's in parcel shelf, 2 Tweeters, 2 Compounds in the front and an EQ. Contemplating getting a radio just for ease of use and not having to use the aux cable.
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Just TLCing it now with back to black products on trim etc. Thinking about moving into performance side of things but I know nothing of cars and I keep getting told not to waste money on a diesel =/
Thanks for looking! :)
 

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I know someone who got a vehicle defect form off the police for having lights tinted very similar to those,not to mention they would have also failed an MOT..Aux port is an in not out...the audio in the MY03-06 9-3 is fibre optic fed..there are no fascia kits available..
 

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I know someone who got a vehicle defect form off the police for having lights tinted very similar to those,not to mention they would have also failed an MOT..Aux port is an in not out...the audio in the MY03-06 9-3 is fibre optic fed..there are no fascia kits available..
Radio would be Bluetooth hence not needing the aux cord. Just annoys me having wire hanging out. What do you mean no fascia kits? Can remove the cd player at the bottom and put a 2dhin in that?
Yeah I thought about that when I was spraying my brakelights. Plenty of factory cars have darker so I'm tempted to go a few shades darker. I bought brighter bulbs and it's more visible than previous at least.
I plane to remove most the chrome in my headlights and black behind the lights.
 

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what do you mean brighter bulbs!!!re headlamps do you mean the reflector or just around the low beam lens..the MY03-06 9-3 wasn't designed to fit a/m car audio..
 

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what do you mean brighter bulbs!!!re headlamps do you mean the reflector or just around the low beam lens..the MY03-06 9-3 wasn't designed to fit a/m car audio..
Something like that for the headlamps.

I don't use any of the standard MY03-06 audio stuff. That's off. My phones plugged into an EQ which goes to my amps then speakers etc.
 

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So the standard radio set up just sits there , and you play music via the EQ and amps/ speaker setup ?
Are you going for that all black stealth look ? .
 

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So the standard radio set up just sits there , and you play music via the EQ and amps/ speaker setup ?
Are you going for that all black stealth look ? .
Yeah, just sits there =/ As far as I know it's irremovable? A bit annoying!
Yep all black. I have window tint to go in as well for the back. Just enjoying the learning as I go along.
 
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