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Old 06-30-2006
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Should I remove stock pinstripes?

Well I would just like to get some ideas on what I should do with my stock pinstripes. I was thinking about removing them but really can't decided what to do. So I'm going to see what everyone elses thoughts are. Here is a pic of the truck with the stock pinstripes.



Let me know what ya'll think by voting in the poll and comments. Thanks in advance.
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ive never liked them so my vote goes to get rid of them... just peel back a small section first to see if its faded... if it faded then dont take if off, if not then get rid of it lol..
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Yup the first "mod" I did to my truck was to remove the pinstripe, which looked just like yours, all it took was a can of wd-40, a weekend, and some elbow grease...
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Oh, I forgot to add, there is no evidence that I ever had a pinstripe on my truck (there was no fading or anything)
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hmm I like penstripes I vote keep it
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I like them. They give a nice contrast to the black paint.
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take em off..makes the truck cleaner


i took mine off the moment i got home from the dealership.. just makes it cleaner..slicker just a good all around truck haha
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that was the first thing i did to my truck. take them off.
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bye bye pin stripes
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I'd take them off if you are going to put something nicer on, otherwise I'd leave em
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I like my stripes. Yours to
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double post.

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Old 07-02-2006
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i love my penstripes. i think yours look great.
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Take em off, makes the truck look alot cleaner as mentioned above. I took mine off the other day, and now i cant get the adhesive off, any suggestions??
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wd-40....
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Old 07-03-2006
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Take em off, makes the truck look alot cleaner as mentioned above. I took mine off the other day, and now i cant get the adhesive off, any suggestions??
I'm going to remove them today i think, heck if I don't like it I can always but new ones back on.

Goof off works great, to remove adhesive. I used it on once when I removed some badges from my old car and the adhesive came right off.
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Just remember, its alot harder to put them on again (straight) then it is to get them off.
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Just remember, its alot harder to put them on again (straight) then it is to get them off.

Yeah thats true.
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Take em off, makes the truck look alot cleaner as mentioned above. I took mine off the other day, and now i cant get the adhesive off, any suggestions??
wd-40 works well, so does goo gone...
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Take them off. This has inspired me to take mine off.

I am going to do it today.

I am going to have lots of pics tomorrow.
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i dont know.. i would think that it would probably be a little faded... and i kinda like the look of the stock stripes... i dont know... but i dont think im gonna mess with mine
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I have no more pinstripes I LOVE IT. It doesn't appear to be faded. THe truck is a little dirty so I won't really know till I wash it. But from a distance you can't even see where they used to be.

Thanks for the inspiration.
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Old 07-11-2006
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Well tomorrow is the big day to remove the pinstripes I hope it all goes well, if it is faded I will have some cool ghost pinstripes. Thanks to everyone who voted in my poll and for all of your comments, it helped me make up my mind for sure.
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Well tomorrow is the big day to remove the pinstripes I hope it all goes well, if it is faded I will have some cool ghost pinstripes. Thanks to everyone who voted in my poll and for all of your comments, it helped me make up my mind for sure.
Good Luck!
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Good luck in deed.. the only time i'll remove mine is if I find some cool lookin flame pin stripes to replace mine with.
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