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Cadillac STS Forum - 2005 through 2012 Discussion, Sneak Peek of the Cosmetic Surgery in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; So, my baby has been in the shop for close to a month. I wasn't gonna post anything about the ...
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    Sneak Peek of the Cosmetic Surgery

    So, my baby has been in the shop for close to a month. I wasn't gonna post anything about the mods till it was all done but I figured everybody would get a kick out of seeing her under the knife or welder & grinder in this case. So I'll post progress to this thread as it happens.

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    The 1/4 panels are being flared 1.5 inches on each side to accommodate the 22x13's with 315/25/22 P-Zeros

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    Nice to see some real custom work going on.

    Wide body STS.
    How is the bumper going to work with the flare?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ludacrisvp
    Nice to see some real custom work going on.

    Wide body STS.
    How is the bumper going to work with the flare?

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    It lines right up bud!!! No issues at all. I'll try to post a coue pics tomorrow night. My buddy was working in the bumper tonight. Completely smoothed of all seams & old exhaust cutouts filled since I have the V Coupe center exhaust on her.

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    I don't see anything?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1BadCadSTS
    I don't see anything?
    Me either, on the mobile app though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by curtc

    Me either, on the mobile app though.
    Same

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    Working for me on the mobile app. Some crazy mods. Look forward to seeing the finished product.

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    I've noticed on the mobile app you have to click on the individual post in the thread to see the pics.

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    Works fine for me in the AutoGuide Free app.


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    Rear bumper cover completely smoothed & old exhaust cutouts filled!!

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    Re: Sneak Peek of the Cosmetic Surgery

    What about the rear doors...? Are you going to bring the flare evenly to the doors or will there just be a lip there? Curious to see from both angles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 06 STS Rob
    What about the rear doors...? Are you going to bring the flare evenly to the doors or will there just be a lip there? Curious to see from both angles.
    I'll take some pics from the front angle Monday. The rest of the car is covered in plastic right now. Lol

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    Re: Sneak Peek of the Cosmetic Surgery

    I wonder if it would have been easier / cheaper to get the 08+ rear bumper cover that is different from the 05-07 model than to do all the work to the one you already had.

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    Re: Sneak Peek of the Cosmetic Surgery

    315 gonna be wide enough? Nice work my sts has been in the paintshop since last month too. Just going with a different pearl.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ludacrisvp
    I wonder if it would have been easier / cheaper to get the 08+ rear bumper cover that is different from the 05-07 model than to do all the work to the one you already had.
    I didn't want those inserts with the reflectors. I want it to be completely smooth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Charles Warren
    315 gonna be wide enough? Nice work my sts has been in the paintshop since last month too. Just going with a different pearl.
    I can actually go 325 if I want. I'll see how it works. Lol

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