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Old 10-04-2010, 07:11 PM   #1
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My grandpa gave me a 1954 cj5 I am currently working on it I would like some suggestions on what color I should paint it?
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Old 10-04-2010, 07:12 PM   #2
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Old 10-04-2010, 07:13 PM   #3
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Old 10-04-2010, 07:16 PM   #5
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Old 10-04-2010, 07:18 PM   #6
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Blue, black or Olive Drab would look awesome
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Old 10-04-2010, 07:46 PM   #9
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I was thinking either military green black or charchoal grey I could restore it with the origanal color presidential red too
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Old 10-04-2010, 08:02 PM   #10
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Ok all seriousness, I would say go with the green....or the salmon.
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Old 10-04-2010, 08:46 PM   #11
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Jeep 1954 colors...do it in the classics....Jeep Paint Color Codes - Jeep Paint Cross-Reference
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Old 10-04-2010, 09:23 PM   #12
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second Plum Crazy Purple........that color is fantastic
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Old 10-04-2010, 09:26 PM   #13
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And I am surprised that no one has said... "WE WANT SOME PIX!"
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Old 10-04-2010, 09:27 PM   #14
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Depends on what you're doing - is it going to be a stock looking, classic vehicle, or are you putting new axles, big tires, and a big engine in it?

If the first, go with the original colors, or try to not paint at all - you gotta love an old patina. If the second, do the opposite and paint it a modern bright color that you like.
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Old 10-04-2010, 10:01 PM   #16
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This truck was a favorite from last year's SEMA show. All customized underneath, with a huge Viper engine, the whole works. But left almost untouched on the outside. That's a cool look.

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Old 10-04-2010, 11:42 PM   #17
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I will try to get some pics on soon. Anyway it has a 4 cylinder i'm planing on puttin 35 x12.5 with a 15 inch rim

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