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Got a lil bit darker today

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by andhar, Aug 18, 2004.

  1. andhar

    andhar 1/2 ton status

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    A few weeks ago I posted and asked opinions on paint my grille black and I decided todo it..

    I love it but to each there on here is a b4 and after pic.

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    looks good. good choice on the black /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
  3. lifethroughdeath

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    Looking good. I painted mine black a long time ago, and you know what they say. Once you go black you never go back.
     
  4. andhar

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    Forgot to meantion , I start the headlight conversion but I only did the drivers side I want to see the difference , if i like it i will change both. but I dunno yet..

    Thanks for the H4 Conversion Kit Pat! (1badv10)
     
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    what kind of paint did you use? Looks good by the way.
     
  6. andhar

    andhar 1/2 ton status

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    I used the 94 cent walmart "color place- gloss black" not bad for el cheap paint. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    79Stomper 1/2 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Headlight conversion? Looks like you are going to that ice blue stuff. If so IT SUCKS A$$. I have them on my Chickadee from the PO and I hate driving that thing at night. I feel like a ricer driving a 4x4. As soon as I remember to buy regular headlights at the parts store they are in the tras bin.
     
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    Gloss black...ick...Gotta Be FLAT black /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
    you cant really see it good in this pic but trust me its nice /forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
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  9. js4x4

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    Yeah, i've been thinking of blacking everything out...rims, body....no chrome! Have been debating on gloss black body, and flat black on the trim...on that note, til I get the $ for some HD bumpers, will paint stick to the chrome (need to rough it up a bit??)
     
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    This is my rig after i painted everything gloss black, i did the grill to start then the mirrors, got the bumper after it got cut up a little, then i went and painted all the little chrome outlines on the blinkers and tail lights and finished the window frame on the topper, it lasted a while like that untill it went to............

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    complete flat black and i love it /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
  11. andhar

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    Yeh I am about to go outside and test the conversion kit vs the sylvania halogens i have in.

    I am sure they will suck but they came with the headlight kit so i figure i'd give em a shot.

    As for blacking everything out, that might look good but then again too much black isnt a good thing.. I wanted to do something like that on my impala tho, but have the polished lip on the wheels.
     
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    I love that truck, looks sweet, when I had my 89 I was going to do a rattle can flat black on it but got rid of her b4 I could.

    I want a truck I can beat on , this one is my baby maybe then I can go a lil crazy.
     
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    told you youd like the black /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif does look very clean!!! o and is it just me or is that headlight a lil crooked? /forums/images/graemlins/shame.gif
     
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    ok I just test the H4s with the stock bulbs that came with the kit and got they suck!

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    told you youd like the black /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif does look very clean!!! o and is it just me or is that headlight a lil crooked? /forums/images/graemlins/shame.gif

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    Bite me I know its crooked, I was rushing cuz of the threat of rain, it comes out tomorrow anyway cuz they look like ass at night!

    Does anyone know if theres a better brighter bulb?
     
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    Sapper...DROOL! I like it! I think I have my weekend planned out! I've been wanting /forums/images/graemlins/hack.gif up the bumpers, and if i'm properly motivated just may do that too! hhmmm, flat or gloss...Flat. Will go gloss on the body (like a lil shine-and it IS my DD) that should add a touch of contrast.
     
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    I like but my K5 is white /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
     
  18. andhar

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    Black+ white rocks , one my fav rigs is Brandonc's i love that jump he did, he and 1badv10 inspired me when I was buying my 89.

    theres alotta sweet trucks on this site.
     
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    I like OD and black myself.

    See the March issue of Four Wheeler magazine for the results of my paint job, or scroll down and click on a few posts. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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