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Old 10-18-2009, 08:43 PM
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OK - So I'm about to drive to Jersey and get my Hood and Bumper painted up. My buddy is going to blend them into my fenders. I can pretty much do whatever I want as far as paint goes and just pay for supplies. Well thinking of all my options so I wanted to run them by you all on the forum. I'm thinking about painting my rims black, along with my calibers red. Hood and bumper to match the G5 paint code. Been thinking about vinyls - I know a lot of guys don't like that look, but when done right I like a lot. Been contemplating some old Boss hood and side stripes like Foose did on teh 05 on Overhaulin in red. Here is a couple mocks I've been playing with, I have a 4" hood coming and a Cervinis C-Sereis bumper ready for paint. Any input would be appreciated.

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Old 10-18-2009, 10:26 PM
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whats kind of hood i like that and the rims black woould be cool but keep the lip the way it is
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Old 10-18-2009, 10:37 PM
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I think it's more of a "HEY! LOOK AT ME" attitude that you're giving your car. I guess I don't get it.
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Old 10-18-2009, 11:00 PM
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not a fan of chrome / aluminum wheels.. black looks better.
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Old 10-18-2009, 11:40 PM
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I love your ride Hootna - sick man for real

That hood is a photoshop mock - trying to match a 4" cowl

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Old 10-19-2009, 12:43 AM
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I'm sure your know, Ford sells 18' Gloss Black Bullits. It may be cheaper than painting current rims, and way more durable. Here's a pic of my car.

My car came with your rims, I had the dealer swap them for fanblades, I did not like all the chrome, then a week later I got the black rims.

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Old 10-19-2009, 02:06 AM
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definitely blacked out rims, but don't put those decals on please!

the combination of the cowl hood and wheels looks great
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Old 10-19-2009, 03:35 AM
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+1 on painted rims I like the cowl hood too. Was thinking of 2 1/2'' for mine.
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Old 10-19-2009, 07:15 AM
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I love the cowl hoods, but the 4" rise is a little more than I would be to tolerate.
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Old 10-19-2009, 08:01 AM
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I would say the last pic , I don't like black rims at all but thats just me .
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