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Any paint ideas for a red truck?

I am looking ahead to painting my project truck and trying to decide on how I want it to look. The easy way (and cheaper) is to just paint it red but I am not a fan of red trucks. (sorry red truck guys) Anyway I am thinking of 2 tone or a different color altogether. Anybody have suggestions or pics or red trucks? The bed I am using is also red.
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I'd say if your going with red just line-x the rockers, there was a white one that did it and it looked good... or do a burgundy with cream rockers 2-tone style.... idk its your truck do as you please
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Think about Maurice's old ranger.......his was red top, silver middle, red bottom.......on your truck, how about black top, bright red middle, black bottom? Unique color combo imo.
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SONIC BLUE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

What's black and white and red all over??
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Think about Maurice's old ranger.......
what ever happen to maurice anywaz??
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Camo!
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Actually I was thinking of a variation of his truck, either red & black or red & white I was also thinking of an old van halen album for us old guys to remember...hint-red & white
John
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Think about Maurice's old ranger.......his was red top, silver middle, red bottom.......on your truck, how about black top, bright red middle, black bottom? Unique color combo imo.
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If I go the color change route blue will definatley be high up on the list

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SONIC BLUE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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That wouldn't work...save it for the trail only rigs...
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if i were to paint my truck, i'd paint it similar to maurices old one. but i different colors. imo...the middle needs to be a lighter color than the rest of the body.

I do have a soft spot for white top, silver middle, white bottom, w/ red pinstripe seperating the two colors. Dodge FTW!


Hmmm...


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black trucks have always been my favorite. you could always keep the frankenranger color scheme
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Paint it DSG.
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John Deere green FTW!!!
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Van halens frankenstrat colors!!!!
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Yeah, am thinking about that and the f150 style.

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if i were to paint my truck, i'd paint it similar to maurices old one. but i different colors. imo...the middle needs to be a lighter color than the rest of the body.

I do have a soft spot for white top, silver middle, white bottom, w/ red pinstripe seperating the two colors. Dodge FTW!


Hmmm...


OOOOOO!! John!!!

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I do like green, but I am trying to avoid the jam's and under hood areas

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Yeah thats kinda what I was thinking about. Not the whole truck just some accents or stripes. Anybody good with photoshop?

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if i were to paint my truck, i'd paint it similar to maurices old one. but i different colors. imo...the middle needs to be a lighter color than the rest of the body.

I do have a soft spot for white top, silver middle, white bottom, w/ red pinstripe seperating the two colors. Dodge FTW!


Hmmm...


OOOOOO!! John!!!

My dad has the same truck, just leveled (2wd) with 33's. I love the color, not sure it'd look good on a Ranger tho.
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red top and bottom and white middle old 80-86 had this it looks killer
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^^was thinkin' that as well. dangit..i wanna two tone my truck now.
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I say do it like the hurst edition ranger. Will be the simplest and looks badass!

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whatever color you go with, make it 2 tone with the rockers painted, that looks best on these trucks IMO
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Hey John you what you should do is Paint the whole truck Red then do Black Rockers i've been thinkin about doin that.
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now scott y would he do that. then when we meet we'd all have red trucks
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You guys could start the "Red Truck Mafia" lol
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