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Old 10-20-2017
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Originally Posted by mhoward View Post
ahh... okay. Makes sense to me. However, I have seen pics of your truck. I didn't think it looked bad at all. But, if that wasn't the look you wanted, I see your point! Congrats on finally getting what you wanted! :)
when I first got the truck it looked a lot worse than when I took it off... When I first got it:



Then I slapped a Ford badge on it:



Then I slapped a Ranger badge on it:


But to me the honeycomb looks best:
 
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I agree, the honeycomb looks best in this case, but the other wasn't bad either. :)
 
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Ugh, i have *got* to get mine fixed, it's such a nasty faded light grey :( Yours looks good in black!
 
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Mine was that greenish-grey also, until I took it out and painted it. That was 2 1/2 years ago. Still looks good!
 
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Yeah, that's my plan too, though i'm going to plasti-dip it - hence my uncertainty about how to remove it without breaking it.
 
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I removed mine to paint it, but I used Krylon Fusion Satin Black. Not sure how well plasti dip will hold up... isn't it kind of soft?
 
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It'll be more resistant to damage, it doesn't set soft that I know.
 
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The reason I think it is too soft is I have seen videos of people peeling it off things they painted like wheels and hoods. I would be leery of using it on something that catches bugs like a grill. That's just me though. Your mileage may vary...
 
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Oh, that's because it's not permanent, it's designed to do that, but it's otherwise secure and adhered well (if you do it right)

Now, having said all that, I've never personally used it, so this could get interesting :)
 
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Ok. I'm a bit late to the party but the plastic on my temporary bug catcher lasted for 2 years and is still black. However I would not put it on a honeycomb because I feel like (I personally) would make a huge mess of it.
 
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I own 2 new cans of plastidip; 1 black and 1 clear. Bought them to paint the inset part of my OEM split spoke wheels. Thought, if I liked the look, I could always peel it off and do it "right". AND... if I didn't like it, I could peel it off and walk away.

No, I never did paint the wheels. I bought a new set of American Racing Bajas instead. Now the split spokes are my winter wheels.
 
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hey so the 2006 seats just bolt right into a 2003 ?
are the 2006 electric by any chance?
looking to upgrade my seats.
looking for a good mod, look into a fuel catalyst. i get a little over 350 miles to a full tank and i buy the cheapest gas i can find lol.
 
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Originally Posted by CJutterback View Post
hey so the 2006 seats just bolt right into a 2003 ?
are the 2006 electric by any chance?
looking to upgrade my seats.
looking for a good mod, look into a fuel catalyst. i get a little over 350 miles to a full tank and i buy the cheapest gas i can find lol.
as long as the seats come from the same cab style that you have, all you have to do is modify the nut that holds in the seatbelt buckle and pretensioner. And I haven't seen electric Ranger seats newer than 1997.
 

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