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Yes, No, or Maybe: Hood Stripes

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passenger side needs some work..


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I have plenty of vinyl to play with, everything was cut and applied by hand so its not 100% perfect, but what do yall think? and the blacked out Ford oval?

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i like it.. might wanna straighten out the passenger side stripe though. looks different and original.
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Yes, but ONLY if you fix them. I think they should come down and the point should line up with the line between the headlight and the grill surround. I know its hard, but ONLY keep em if you perfect it..
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i like it.. might wanna straighten out the passenger side stripe though. looks different and original.
The problem is the passenger side is straight, its the hood that throws everything off.. lol Thanks

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Yes, but ONLY if you fix them. I think they should come down and the point should line up with the line between the headlight and the grill surround. I know its hard, but ONLY keep em if you perfect it..
fixed looks like:



still a tad off but every angle looks different.. some are spot on, others are like the first pics..

going to black out a few more things..
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MUCHO better! Now step back and get some more pics again?
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That's a cool idea. Looks great!
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i like the stripes!!!! maybe pick up a white ford oval sticker from autozone and put it on the blacked out oval. i just the the oval should still say "ford"on it.
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I really like them
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They look good!!!
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I like the idea. I think I would look at adding the same material to the center section of the hood too. It may bring out the sides more. just a thought. I do like the truck. it has a nice stance. The oval was a nice touch too. I bought a checkered flag overlay for mine.
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Thanks yall, any thoughts on this:

The oval on my wheel had 2 scratches that bugged the hell out of me.. why not?


Paint is still drying so the grille is not mounted yet.. can you tell what 2 things I did?

please ignore my feet! lol
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Umm, maybe. I dont really know if I like them or not.
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damn it, nobody guessed..

I painted the mounts so they dont show up white in the reflections in the bumper:


I also lightly smoked the lights behind the grille:


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new updated pics in first post..

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nice! I say do the whole side of those parts where the hood lifts up, not the whole thing but those corners b/c coming off at a point kinda looks weird IMO

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damn it, nobody guessed..

I painted the mounts so they dont show up white in the reflections in the bumper:


I also lightly smoked the lights behind the grille:


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new updated pics in first post..
Damn dude, nice work! You must be bored!?
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makes me wanna get a powerdome hood...
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Damn dude, nice work! You must be bored!?
thanks, and yep

though now I gotta go to my sis' and take care of the dog,,
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Really liking the stripes, those look cool!

I love that carbon fibre dash...is that an overlay or what?
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nice! I say do the whole side of those parts where the hood lifts up, not the whole thing but those corners b/c coming off at a point kinda looks weird IMO

I thought of doing that but then I would have to continue on the grille and not sure howd that look.. I have plently to do it, I'm just lazy.. I was looking at buying the same stripes you had, but Im low on cash..

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Really liking the stripes, those look cool!

I love that carbon fibre dash...is that an overlay or what?
It's a hard plastic overlay kit from Hillbank when they had them, cant even find them on ebay now
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I voted "Yes, Keep them".

Very unique and awesome idea!!!! It accents the dome height. Looks awesome on white too.
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I like em, but im not to fond of the blacked out emblem.
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Wow thats a sexy beast! The paint, Stripes and lights really set it off
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I like em, but im not to fond of the blacked out emblem.
I might try to mod the emblem tomorrow.. black background and chrome letters..
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I love the dash overlay. Any idea where one could find one maybe made by someone else?
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