College Saved Me $7k in Parts

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My 240SX sat in the driveway for a few months before I was able to do any modifications to it and then parked for a year and a half before I decided to register for an automotive class at a nearby junior college. A decision I wish I had made sooner

Reviving Faded Switches

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Worn out car parts such as rusted panels, seat belts, and weatherstrip are non-negotiable and require replacing while some parts just need a little TLC.

The Little Things

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The road trips and daily driving I plan to do in this car requires the interior to be comfortable as well as attractive, so It’s a must to do some upgrades.  

Rust Removal

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Rust is car cancer and sadly a necessary evil when it comes to older cars, so I knew eventually I would find some if I dug deep enough. Once I started disassembling the front end I uncovered rusted bolts, brackets and the infamous battery tray area.

Interior Refresh: Dye & Paint

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The interior is by far going to be the easiest and one of the more satisfying parts of the project because it’s where I’ll be spending most of my time while driving.

SEM Exterior Trim Paint

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I decided to restore the exterior trim instead of replacing it because it was faded, but not damaged beyond repair. I also wanted to get my hands on a few of SEM’s products and this would be the perfect opportunity to see how well SEM’s Trim Black performs.