Hillbilly truck paint project (possibly)

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  1. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    So the paint on my HeeHaw truck is not so great. From 15 or so feet away it looks OK but much closer and you start to see imperfections and the occasional run. They went heavy with the "chip guard" style paint along the rockers, wheel wells and tailgate so I imagine there may be a hidden issue or two to deal with.

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    Rust is minimal but I'd like to nip it before it can really dig in so touch up will be necessary. Rather than trying to match the existing color I am thinking about going full tilt asshole and doing something much like this....

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    The whole project comes in at around $100. The worst parts will be the prep and tedious masking. It's easy to touch up if necessary and masks dirt well. I'll blackout the trim/wheels as well to further increase the badassness of the old F100. :toptip:

    I'm debating about including the spitfire mouth......leaning, at this point, towards "no".

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    Hoping to do this within the next several weeks but I'm having some issues sealing up some pretty severe leaks so that is the priority for the moment. Keep in mind that this is just our farm truck and my shenanigans "fun" vehicle. :toptip:
     
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    love the exisiting color. truck is perfect as-is. :hat:
     
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    ^^
     
  4. Lemmy

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    Too much.
     
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    Paint a penis on the hood.
     
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    These.
     
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    Needs a large "69" on the door.
     
  9. Lou Loomis

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    can i buy that truck ?
     
  10. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    I am very disappointed in the lack of encouragement my stupidity has received. Very disappointed. :fil:
     
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    Don't paint that truck. It is fine the way it is.
     
  12. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    Everything is for sale.
     
  13. Lou Loomis

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    what year?

    how many miles ?
     
  14. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    As I said......the paint/body has issues so something is getting done. Whether it is mismatched touch-ups or full blown zaniness is the only question.
     
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    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    '78. Shows 72k.....no paper trail to determine if it's 172k (or more). Judging by condition I think 72k is likely.
     
  16. Lou Loomis

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    Incredible. She's a beaut.

    Sometimes. I want to troll small towns and try to find deals like that!
     
  17. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    I just saw an awesome 2wd F100 right around the corner from my house for $1500. Body is not as clean but well worth the $$$$$. Never see stuff like it when I'm on the hunt.
     
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    nigga hatin' truck :fil:
     
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    Bolt a dildo into the passenger seat. Call Chriza
     
  20. zhukov

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    btw that's a P-40 mouth not a spitfire

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