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Old 07-16-2013, 05:37 PM
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Somebody talk me down from the edge

Did a little tow hook accents today in this orange gloss. After this little tape mock up I'm 2 seconds away from doing it.

What do you guys honestly think?
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The orange/blue thing really isn't my thing, but hey ride your own ride...

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Why? Why?

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I think I would like it in blue better.
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orange and blue???? i showed the old lady because i can combine colors for sh*t either and she said hell no.black silver gray even red but not orange my firend
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even do it in blue that would look sweet
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No No No

Doesn't go with your Jeep. If you must paint them, use the same color of your Jeep IMO.
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I think there is another member here that also did blue with orange tow hooks.

I personally don't like it, but its your Jeep and your choice
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I think you have WAY too much time on your hands.....
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Make your accens blue, the blue and orange is...odd
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If you dig it, go with it dude.

Years ago there was a CA bike tuner that built some radical BMW K1200's in those colors. Probably still a few pic's around the web?
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I like turtles.
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Also, I would trim that rear pinch seam STAT!
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It's a unique color contrast I'll give you that. I'm more of a conservative person so I like the look you had before. But like others said the Jeep represents you and there is no ugly Jeep on the road!
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It's a unique color contrast I'll give you that. I'm more of a conservative person so I like the look you had before. But like others said the Jeep represents you and there is no ugly Jeep on the road!
I'm a unique kinda person. I just don't wanna make it look cheap. Know what I mean.

Thanks for all your guy's input. Much appreciated. Keep it coming. I'll prolly end up doing them tomorrow if I do at all.
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This is not to be a negative...and kinda goes the way of some other threads about the colors of Jeeps and male or female...or the eyelashes...or a million other things.....I myself could not pull that off and feel good about it....but there are men/ guys with gauged ears and rings and piercings that I can not do either......bottom line it is your Jeep Mod it YOUR WAY!!!! That works for YOU!!!!
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This is not to be a negative...and kinda goes the way of some other threads about the colors of Jeeps and male or female...or the eyelashes...or a million other things.....I myself could not pull that off and feel good about it....but there are men/ guys with gauged ears and rings and piercings that I can not do either......bottom line it is your Jeep Mod it YOUR WAY!!!! That works for YOU!!!!
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My thought is NO WAY - I really don't like that look at all.
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Dont fall off the edge fellow Jeeper.
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Just paint your Jeep Gulf colors.

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On the body it would look probably look cool. Maybe an orange stripe. Maybe in the vein of boss mustang stripe. That might look cool. The pine stripe on the wheel doesn't look good at all to me, but it's yours. maybe in person it rocks. Pictures don't tell the whole story.
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if you like it... go for it but yeah... you might want to take a sawsall to that pinch seam soon. don't want to bounce that off your tire too many times...
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I like it but my taste is different than most. I drive a Gecko .
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I personally think blue and orange go together very well....
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Old 07-16-2013, 09:53 PM   #27
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Hell yea!!! Whatever strokes your motor bro! Go for it!

















Looks like sh!+ tho.
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2nd on cutting the pinch seams instead.
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On the body it would look probably look cool. Maybe an orange stripe. Maybe in the vein of boss mustang stripe. That might look cool. The pine stripe on the wheel doesn't look good at all to me, but it's yours. maybe in person it rocks. Pictures don't tell the whole story.
Your right. It looks alot better in person. Maybe tomorrow


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if you like it... go for it but yeah... you might want to take a sawsall to that pinch seam soon. don't want to bounce that off your tire too many times...
Wont the body just flap and shit after cutting that seam? Would just bending it up work better. Buddy of mine said to just bend it upwards out of the way. Ive never done it so i dont know lol

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no not at all. I'll go snap a picture of my pinch seam trim. been done for a while.

edit: crappy picture with my iPad. after you cut, just make sure you throw some paint on it to keep rust away. all that nonsense about job weld, sealing foam, or anything else... is okay but not necessary

google jk pinch seam trim. you'll find all the information you need
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