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post #1 of 38 (permalink) Old 08-16-2009, 08:51 AM Thread Starter
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2008 Cobalt LS 2.2L purchased for $9400 certified used with 14k miles in July, 2009, with a 3 year bumper to bumper warranty the dealer threw into the deal. My goal is to see how much I can do for as little money possible without voiding any part of my warranty....quite the opposite of most people here.

Interior:
DIY replacement shift boot $10
Installed WRX shift knob I already had. $free
Headrest delete $free
DIY Trunk Liner $10
ISU headrest covers $8

Exterior:
Black headlights $140
Debadged $free
Painted front bowtie black $free
Cut stock antenna $free
Tint --20% back 3 windows, factory front due to Iowa laws $140
Red mirror covers $40
'09 Hubs painted black $30
Iowa State University license plates $50
Paint license plate screws to match ISU license plates $free
Paint muffler black $10
LED reverse bulbs $16
Impala 3rd Brake light mod $25

Engine:
K&N air filter $35

Future Mods:
FIAMM Freeway Blaster Horns (high & low) $free








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Lookin good so far!
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Got my tint on this morning, updated pics above.....out of $ for a bit, but have my mirror covers ordered at least.
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lookin pretty good. whats with the cobalt emblems on the dash? no offense, but it looks kinda tacky imo
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I kinda like the dash emblem... It's interesting in an odd way.
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lookin pretty good. whats with the cobalt emblems on the dash? no offense, but it looks kinda tacky imo
Yeah...nice thing is it cost nothing and you can just rip 'em off when you're sick of them, which is coming soon as they collect dust.
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Mirror caps came in today. I like.


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Mirror caps came in today. I like.

Very nice!

That weird that some Cobalts dont come with these.
They look a lot better on for SURE!
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My latest change will probably make you laugh....but I'm not able to get new wheels/tires any time soon & liked these hubs better.


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