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Old 11-16-2009, 06:56 AM
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Default Paint advice for truck cap.

I fitted a truckman top to my Ranger yesterday, only thing its from a blue truck and needs painting. Now I'm undecided to paint it matt black with spray cans meself or have it colour matched to the Ford graphite gray at a spray shop. Does anybody think it'll look good in black or should I spend my money?


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Old 11-16-2009, 07:09 AM
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It almost looks black in the photos. I think it would look better if the color matched the truck.

You could do it yourself and save a lot of money. Aside from the top, the windows take up most of the sides and back, so it shouldn't need a whole hell of a lot of paint.
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Old 11-16-2009, 08:14 AM
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Color match...
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Old 11-16-2009, 08:19 AM
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it would look better color matched.
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Old 11-16-2009, 10:12 AM
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I'd like to have a go at it but the weather over here is rubbish at the moment and I got nowhere dry to do it. I've found a spray shop who'll color match it for 250 which aint bad. greyghost's truck looks good with a black top on but thats cos its a single cab i suppose.
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Old 11-16-2009, 01:59 PM
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I'd like to have a go at it but the weather over here is rubbish at the moment and I got nowhere dry to do it. I've found a spray shop who'll color match it for 250 which aint bad. greyghost's truck looks good with a black top on but thats cos its a single cab i suppose.
thanks for the comment about the cap. i had an older fiberglass cap on and i did have that one color matched. the caps look so much better to me the same color as the truck.

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Old 11-16-2009, 02:31 PM
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Color matched is the only way to go
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Old 11-17-2009, 06:40 AM
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I think I'm gonna get it painted gray to match now.
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Old 11-17-2009, 07:51 AM
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Cool. It'll look like a ute, like it's part of the body.
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Old 11-17-2009, 08:21 AM
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it dose have the ute look to it
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