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Old 06-22-2010, 09:06 PM
wangbungal wangbungal is offline
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Default need help choosing body paint

i just save some money, and about to go to a maaco location, i know its cheap, but the state of the body of my truck will somehow improve, i have a gray and black interior, i just want to get some advice from you guys what color in your own opinion is nice, currently, the color of the truck is dirty white, lol, hoping to hear from you guys TIA!
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Old 06-22-2010, 09:26 PM
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DSG. Dark Shadow Grey. The greatest color ever on a Ranger (I'm biased), and looks good even when slightly dirty.



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Old 06-23-2010, 08:00 AM
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That grey does look really good. I'd go with either that or black.
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Old 06-23-2010, 08:14 AM
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Ford Jalapeno green or amazon (something like that)
There was also the ford burnt orange color...
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Old 06-23-2010, 09:15 AM
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^^both good colors!
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Old 06-23-2010, 07:30 PM
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those are both good colors, but i'd have to go with the gray.. the other colors i'd assume would be a little pricey. i've had a gray truck and it looked good. but if it was between gray and black, get gray. black cars a bitch to keep clean. go gray. or you could always go harvest gold..
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Old 06-23-2010, 07:52 PM
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DSG. Dark Shadow Grey. The greatest color ever on a Ranger (I'm biased), and looks good even when slightly dirty.





what size of your tires and rims??? nice truck by the way
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Old 06-23-2010, 07:54 PM
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oxford white bitches!
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Old 06-23-2010, 08:58 PM
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what size of your tires and rims??? nice truck by the way

Uh, the first pic is 17X8 Cobras, with 235/55R17s, and the second pic is stock 15X7 Chromies with stock 225/70R15s.
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Old 06-25-2010, 08:49 PM
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dsg all the way.. i love it!
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Old 06-25-2010, 10:56 PM
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i like the matted black on trucks right now and its lower cost
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Old 06-26-2010, 12:26 AM
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maaco is a fucking ripoff...But Id say black or DSG if you dont mind it peeling/flaking in about 6 months because maaco does a shit job....Dont even think my buddy's cab lasted 6months from them.
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Old 06-26-2010, 01:25 PM
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oxford white bitches!
x2 not only is it an amazing color but then you wont have to worry about colors not matching in the door jams, underhood etc. It would definitely save you money on the repaint.
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Old 06-26-2010, 06:50 PM
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^^^what he said^^^

And if you do the prep work, macco uses dupont paint, so it is quality paint
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Old 06-27-2010, 12:42 AM
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^^^what he said^^^

And if you do the prep work, macco uses dupont paint, so it is quality paint
well then they cant spray for shit. Ive seen 4 cars that went to maaco, and none of them lasted a year.
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