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elimiate the driveshaft all together! lol.


reading your first post, i figured you'd be the one painting it which means little to no money spent at all, which is a BIG plus.

i think it may look cool.... but, like the other guys are saying, it may take away from the truck unexpectidly (i probably spelled that wrong). i'd do what Wayne suggested... use the blue painters tape and wrap it with that the way you intend the stripes to be.. if it looks good and looks like you expected, then i say go for it.. if it looks funny, then no harm done- peel off the tape.


now... with that said.... i feel like saying this.....






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a buddys dad did it to his cuda, looked pretty cool, never really saw it moving on his though.
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ive seen it on monster trucks which is why i was thinking about doing it.

Wayne that is a good idea I thought about it actually but idk.

I think I am just going to polish it for now. Thanks for the opinions.
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I say do it man, I remember you talking about it awhile ago.
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damn.. well.. since this thread is dead for now... i've got a quick question....


in your avatar... what is on the front of your truck?? looks like some sort of hoist lifting your truck's front end up by the lower valance???? or am i seeing things??
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Its his whip for his flag.
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What Tim said, it holds the flag for the dunes.
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Why don't you paint your lugnuts, that might look good.
I actually thought about painting mine black when they get all crappy lookin
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I've had my rusty steel DS painted for over a year now, I dont get any vibrations from it. I used a can of no rust primer and silver paint over that.

I dont think you'll have to worry about it throwing off the balance zach, it would have to be some HEAVY paint to do that.

I say go for it, be different..
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I say try it. It might look pretty cool.
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I agree try it. If your really worried about it detracting from the truck maybe do it sonic blue and black to tone it down a little bit.
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well if it doesnt look right.. paint over it. i think i will paint mine black one day, its starting to get a little crappy looking
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what is wrong with the aluminum look?

i say leave it...
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nothing wrong with aluminum. prolly going to polish it up first.
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i have been wanting to paint it like a barber shop thing or like a candy cane for a while. but im lazy and its fawking hot in texas... i ended up painting it black with rust-oleum (sp?)

just go for it!
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I would maybe paint a little stripe up top (maybe 2 inches wide) where its very hard to see and see what the indiana winter does to it. Cuz I would hate for you to go threw all the work and then winter tears it up.
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I would maybe paint a little stripe up top (maybe 2 inches wide) where its very hard to see and see what the indiana winter does to it. Cuz I would hate for you to go threw all the work and then winter tears it up.

oh i know its only going to last so long so I am not worried about the wear
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Not sure how it would look standing still but... what about one half black and one half white? Get that thing up to speed and I bet it would look interesting... and your driveshaft would look like it blinks as you drive past at low speeds...
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I think that the ppl who say go for it outweigh the dont, So go for it .It will look way cool on your truck. And if u dont like it u can take it off.
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Zach do what you want with your truck as long as you like thats all that matters. I t would look cool if you could see the colors while it was spinning.
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Zach, I can't remember the last time I've said this about anything you've wanted to do to your truck, but that in my opinion that would be a terrible idea.
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Zach, I can't remember the last time I've said this about anything you've wanted to do to your truck, but that in my opinion that would be a terrible idea.

that is probably why I have not done it and probably why i asked because I am unsure if it will look right.

btw I am not going to paint it or even polish it. thanks for the opinions though
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I dont like the idea why not the grey your gray your tailgate is.
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