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Old 04-18-2009
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I finally finished painting and assembling my truck. Although it took about 6 months to do (due to the fact that I work full time and go to school full time) I think it turned out pretty nice. This is my first time painting so I know its not perfect, but it's better than it used to be and its totally custom.

This is the truck I started with a couple years ago. The whole thing was rusted out, even the firewall had holes in it.
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The truck on the left is the body I put on the 4x4 frame.
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I did paint the frame with POR15, but never took any pics with it painted.
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This is what I ended up with after the body swap.
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I just think roll pans make a really clean look.
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I liked the paint scheme on my car so much I decided to paint my truck like it.
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I'm not sure which emblem I want to use. I'm gonna try to repaint one red to match the truck, but I don't know which to use. Let me know what you think.

#1 emblem from an Expedition.


#2 Factory Ranger emblem.
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Looks good! either no emblem, or the bigger one but in the lower right corner
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wowwwwwww that looks fantastic! Great work, well worth all the effort! Beautiful Stang too.

As for the emblem choice, I say 1 or 3. You need some clear signals and corners on the front end.

That truck looks great man. Mad props!
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Keep in mind I want the emblem to be red if it will work, just didn't have time to work on it today.
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holy crap nice little truck you made there and run no emblem or ranger
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niiice job
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Looks awesome, nice work...either the big emblem in the center or the small one in the lower corner.
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sweet man... looks great.. nice work
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That is an amazing truck. I would love to own it.

I say no emblem or the bigger one.
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wow bro. that truck looks so amazing now from what it was. Great great job man. #1 emblem
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Wow man that's amazing! Good work.

I say no Emblem. Makes it look more clean
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Wow great job! I would love to have one myself, I say no emblem as well.
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Great work man, the truck is bad @ss!
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Looks nice! awesome job!
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wow... looks great man
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i miss mine
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why continue the red stripe down the back of the cab when the bed will cover it?
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why continue the red stripe down the back of the cab when the bed will cover it?
that way you can tell he didn't half *** it and painted everything
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run no emblem or ranger
Looks great! I'd definitely put the Ranger emblem on the grill.
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You did a great job man!!!!! I like those Ranger Generation tought. Wish I had a project like that in the future....

# 1 emblem for me
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that way you can tell he didn't half *** it and painted everything
good point lol
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why continue the red stripe down the back of the cab when the bed will cover it?
Why not. It only took about 15 extra minutes to add the stripes below the window. Makes it look more professional. It's all about the details.

Thanks for all the comments guys. I think I'll try to paint both emblems and see what each looks like again.
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wow looks great!!! nice ride ya got their
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thats sick man i like the big emblem
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Nice work!
I say use the big emblem. Or if you are going to paint it red, no emblem.
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