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stripes ?

my roof and front bumper was losing its lacker for some reason so need so way of covering it over. i saw a zr with stripes on it so ive tried it on my zs but now dont know if i like them . . .

what do people think - keep on or take off ?







im thinking that the bonnet ones are to narrow near the windscreen , but to keep the level i had to do it like that . i might space them out more at the top more than the grill end ?

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need some more pictures before we can tell what it really looks like.
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ive put those 3 on , i did them at work last night. ill do some more in a minute then .
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Hideous.

Viper stripes should be reserved for vipers.
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im starting to think so too. good job they were a fiver from ebay and not 20 from the shops.

also will these fir on mk 1 zs
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/MG-ZS-ROVER-45...d=p3286.c0.m14
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I think they'll fit, but it will look odd if you don't have the side sections of the bodykit, as the wheel arches are flared.
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thumbs down from me too I'm afraid, its a lovely looking car without them
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Sorry proevofan, but I'm also gonna give it a thumbs down. I've never really been a fan of the "Bodge Viper" look on cars. Sorry.

imo, you'd be better just respraying the bonnet/roof.
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also will these fir on mk 1 zs
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/MG-ZS-ROVER-45...d=p3286.c0.m14[/quote]
yes if you have the headlights and the light plugs , different on mkII's , i have the same bumper fitted to my mkI but took the bodykit parts off filled the holes and had it re-painted , BUT these parts are very very pricy, new front bumpers are only 100 from rimmer bros,
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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO


get Those Hideous things of it right now
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This is as fashionable as the old 'Zebra Stripes'
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unsure.

wouldn't say it was as bad as hideous, but would look better without me thinks.
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Smile stripes

after i came to my senses ive ripped them off and chucked em in the bin were they belong !!

i saw a blue zr 160 with white stripes which looked good but there not for me, thanks for the replies that knocked some sense into me.

thanks proevofan.
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thats what i tried but its got lines in , i did the bumper which is real easy. ive had a quote of 150 to spray the roof... is that good ? anybody know how much to spray the whole car ?
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i have email the seller a few time asking if the archs he s selling got right over the wheel or end at the to sides. from what you put it sounds like theres no top to these arches and it s built into the mk2
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i may try the wet and dry first then, if it does work very well ill have it sprayed. thanks.
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i think it looks good with the stripes .

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they gone in the bin now as after they were on i think they look to boy racerish .... im more happy having it plain so people think its normal rover till they try and race me and i leave them for dust. ever since i had the head gasket done with skimming and fitted a k n n closed air feed the car has been a flying machine ? 0 - 60 has goota be quick than 9 seconds even though i can get no more than 115 top end out ouf it ?
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they gone in the bin now as after they were on i think they look to boy racerish .... im more happy having it plain so people think its normal rover till they try and race me and i leave them for dust. ever since i had the head gasket done with skimming and fitted a k n n closed air feed the car has been a flying machine ? 0 - 60 has goota be quick than 9 seconds even though i can get no more than 115 top end out ouf it ?


I got 125mph outta my zs 120 on my private test track of course
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they gone in the bin now as after they were on i think they look to boy racerish .... im more happy having it plain so people think its normal rover till they try and race me and i leave them for dust. ever since i had the head gasket done with skimming and fitted a k n n closed air feed the car has been a flying machine ? 0 - 60 has goota be quick than 9 seconds even though i can get no more than 115 top end out ouf it ?
I find it hard to believe you can only get 115 out of a ZS120... I got my 45 up to 110 (private road of course) and it's just a wee 1.4.
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