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You make the call...

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by BIG*RED, Jul 4, 2005.

  1. BIG*RED

    BIG*RED 1/2 ton status

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    hello brothers...well i'm sitting here..ok i'm still laying in bed at almost 2pm..lol and i am bored. so i think i'm gonna rattle can the k-5..tired of the red and primer look...i have decided that i'm gonna go black...i think...


    so you guys make the call

    flat black?

    or

    semi gloss black?

    i would do i poll, but i don't know how..
     
  2. LongIslander26

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    Flat black

    Definitely FLAT black. Semi-gloss = semi-dull, can't see to make up it's mind. :pimp:
     
  3. Z3PR

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    Black gets so hot. Have you consittered primer grey ??
     
  4. muscle

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    grey
     
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    Hey!

    I know, just CAMO the thing! Give it that whole Iraqi freedom/ desert storm look! :D
     
  6. resurrected_jimmy

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    sometimes you can find actually not heat reflective CARC mil spec paint in surplus stores about $40 a gallon, shoot it desert tan.....oh don't forget to put a VS 17 panel on it so your local apache air cover will quit targeting you
     
  7. BIG*RED

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    yeah i have thought of primer gray, infact my hood and passenger fender are primer gray, but there are a lot of primer gray rides in this town...so i don't know..
     
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    Go a camo pattern with Flat Black, flat white, and primer grey.
     
  9. BIG*RED

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    here is what it looks like now

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  10. Brocky

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    If your gonna go black make it flat black, easy to touch up when you scratch it. Gloss Black never turns out shiny enough and you can see the mistakes.
     
  11. wicked87_k5

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    Just paint the primer parts red, there has to be a color close to the red on your truck. If not then I say flat black.
     
  12. justwhatido

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    Put the red back on the primer grey

    and paint the top white (cooler) or black (better looking personally)

    It's a good looking ride. Do the paint right and don't screw it up. Not like it's cut up to be a truggy.

    Fred
     
  13. BIG*RED

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    yeah i have thought about painting the primer parts red, but to be honest i hate red cars/trucks. actually not a big fan of black eaither unless its done right...if i had the money i would have all the body work done(notice the caved in passenger door, thanks to the ex) and it compleatly repainted white.
    another bad thing about red or black for that matter, is i don't have a head liner and in the summer i can feel the heat radiating down on my head from the roof..heck yesterday i got in it, and i have a indoor/outdoor temp guague in it and out side it was 91 degrees but inside my truck it was 143 degress.!!! which is why i love my ac! :pimp:
     
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    I'd go gloss black. Personally, I hate flat black. To me, flat black looks dry and like I don't want to touch it whereas gloss looks glassy and smooth and nice. Thats my oppinion anyways.
     
  15. BIG*RED

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    gloss black is nice when done right, and all body pannels are totally straight and ripple free...but rattle can gloss black? i think that would look awefull
     
  16. BIG*RED

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    i was looking around and i saw this truck and liked the way it looks..i might be a little color blind..but it, to me, looks flat black

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    :bow: Now that looks awesome. Flat Black works well on that one.
     
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    Get some Caterpillar Yellow from an industrial supply place, and be different....
     
  19. bigbadchev84

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    olive drab all the way, if not go flat black, if u go semi gloss it will look like crap and u can tell it is spraypainted, it will never look uniform. plus if you ever want to get a real paint job on it the gloss will clog up the sand paper and be a pain to remove.
     
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