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  1. How can I fix these paint issues?

    Car Care
    I want the car. It's an '08 with 63k miles being sold for $3400 which is a really good deal around these parts. The paint issues won't stop me from buying the car, but I'm interested in learning how I can deal with it in the future. What type of damage is this? Other than professional...
  2. Paint Chipping

    Hey guys, quick question. My Tib currently has a matte black paint job on it (previous owner's ex-wife painted the car baby blue, he was pissed :laugh:) Anyways, there's a large chip in the paint on the bumper. I was wondering if I did the same thing he did (multiple coats of black primer) would...
  3. Paint ideas

    General Off-Topic Discussion
    Sup guys. So, im getting a crotch rocket this spring. 2004 R6. Needs work and repaint so im going all white. Got a helmet for super cheap, painted it white and let my (super artsy) girlfriend doodle on it with sharpie. NOt done yet but theres time. I'm getting a second helmet for her/others to...
  4. Red Tiburon, Rim color choice??

    So I want to plasti dip my stock rims. I have an 05 Dark red tiburon gt but i cant decide what color?? I was thinking anthracite grey by Dip Your Car or Black? I feel like black rims are too common I will also paint my calipers red. Any suggestions??
  5. My Clay Bar Experience

    Car Care
    The pictures below are all from today. For those of you particular enough for this is was 60 degrees (F). I did not know what to expect and I thought the results were amazing!! I bought a Meguiar's Clay Bar kit for like 25 buck and im glad i did. The paint is now smooth like glass. Before...
  6. Just bought a 2003 GT V6 Special edition... needs some cosmetic work, any CHEAP ideas

    I bought this 2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT V6 last month, its the special edition with the optional 6-speed manual transmission but there is a reason I only paid $2500 for it. It has MANY cosmetic issues and I work a minimum wage job so I need the cheapest solutions. The rear bumper and fuel door...
  7. Painted my leather seats

    They last a while if you keep using leather conditioner. I painted my seats in my last car and it takes a while for them to wear. Which they inevitably will.
  8. Paint Chip Repair

    Hey Guys: Long time reader (even before I got my tib). First post so go easy on me :p I know that somebody has already had a post of this but as time goes on there are newer and newer technologies/methods to repairing this pesky pebble chips on you car. Could any of you guys tell me the best...
  9. Need some opinions on fixing some stuff... (pics inside)

    Tiburon General Discussion
    Ok guys, i have this line on my rear bumper probably it was hit on a wall or a garbage container or something like that because it is a straight line. So my first question is if i can fix it somehow... i don't know how well you can see it from the pictures but it got a bend on the inside...
  10. Painted stock rims

    Hey guys, so I have a black 03. I've been considering painting the stock rims black. Maybe white. I'm not sure. Has anyone done this and if so how does it look? I'd love to see pics!
  11. vinyl or paint

    Wanted to do this for awhile now, but which is best? I want to dress up the interior and they have vinyl kits that allow you to change the color of the dash and interior by sticking the vinyl on. Ive seen it get pretty expensive to by the kit to do this, so would spray painting be easier if I...
  12. Paint Advice?

    New Member Introductions
    So, I just got my Tib on Saturday. (03 GT V6 Op. 3 package) And I'm looking to do some simple, easy improvements to start out with. I fixed the broken vents in the cabin, and re-wired the sub (amazing difference.) Bought a Tuscani badge and some silver inside door grips that aren't all...
  13. Paint for lug nuts/grill

    Painting my lug nuts & grill pink... just wondering if I should use Krylon Fluorescent or not? Or if there's a better relatively cheap brand that would work better. Thanks :)
  14. Painted Spoiler

    I recently noticed that the clearcoat on my wing was starting to peal off, I noticed that my dr side and pass side mirrors are doing the same thing so I decided to go ahead and repaint both. I came up with a few design ideas but ultimately picked just a gloss black with chrome pin striping. The...
  15. painting wiper blades or arms

    i will do a DIY when i actually do this, i am curious has anybody else painted them? i have a 03 noble white thinking about painting arms, or blades noble white. Let me know which i should paint!
  16. Custom Matched Spray Paint?

    Car Care
    i have looked through the forums and could find much about this company called i have a tiburon SE in sunburst yellow (code YY) and was shopping for touch up paint. this place offers custom spray cans for around $20 bucks. i was going to order some for the tib but i know...
  17. FRESH Paint!!

    just picked up my baby from the paint shop after getting my cf hood replaced with an oem one and i got the spoiler repainted. took these photos before the camera died, more will be on my profile within the next few days! everybody like my foggy headlight?
  18. thermochromic paint job???

    umm i have been looking into a piantjob and saw chameleon paint or thermochromic paint. Sorry if i butchered the spelling. but basically its just paint that changes with temperature. can anyone post pics if they have this? so i can see if it turns out nice or not? thanks =)
  19. ********Armyshark's Paint Project Poll********

    In a week and a half I am moving to virginia beach After probably my second or third paycheck I am getting a paint job All I have to do is pay for paint so im not too worried about the cost of paint What I need help deciding is what color to paint the tib I want something new and fresh even tho...
  20. Mirror Paint

    Does anyone have any suggestions on what I can do? The paint on my mirrors has almost completely chipped off and it looks terrible. I thought about buying chrome mirror covers, but they dont make anything that I can find for the tiburon. I dont have a big budget at all... any ideas?