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Old 07-04-2011, 11:06 PM
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Re: Help me choose a color (post your engine bay pic)

Have you considered Dark Khaki for those parts under the hood? I know it's not going to distinguish itself from the rest of the Jeep, but I think it would look like it came that way from the factory.
If it's got to be purple, green, or orange though, I'd do purple.
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Old 07-04-2011, 11:07 PM
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Re: Help me choose a color (post your engine bay pic)

are they really that noticable?
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Old 07-04-2011, 11:11 PM
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Re: Help me choose a color (post your engine bay pic)

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are they really that noticable?
Oh yeah. Lol. The kit gave me 3" of lift. They really. Are. I do like the idea of silver though. Like painting the lift glass and gate strut silver.
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Old 07-04-2011, 11:35 PM
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Re: Help me choose a color (post your engine bay pic)

Look for my engine bay dress up pics, I got dark khaki too I did all silver to match my srt strut bar with chrome engine covers.
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Re: Help me choose a color (post your engine bay pic)

Ok thanks Chris I HAD a silver SRT Strut bar but i needed $$$ and sold it. At that time i was just going to match it and do everything silver as well.

Once i get the cash (got bills piling up right now) i will get a can of Plum Crazy Purple mixed up and some plastic prep and start experimenting with the fuse box covers, stock strut bar. Once i am done modding my K&N plenum tube and stock air box cover i will paint them to finish everything off.

Eventually id like to get an extra set of valve covers and have them painted to match as well.

BTW i think you wk looks 100x better with the srt reps. do you have an up to date picture thread of it?

Scott, I would love to one day do some serious engine mods but in all reality it will prolly never happen unless i win the lottery. In which that situation id be buying an SRT8. As far as everything else i really dont have any plans to do any interior mods. The most i want to do is the door lock bezels in a natural finish to tie in my BT shifter. I would consider doing some purple in the interior if i had a dark slate gray or any solid non khaki interior. I dont think purple is a good accent for a 2 tone dark khaki interior.

As far as the exterior goes, i like my chrome trim, if anything i really want chrome roof rails, rear hatch handle and door handles. I had though about some light pin stripping in plum crazy purple originally and thats what made me want to use that color in the engine bay. I think that the purple would look great as an accent color to the Dark Khaki.

TJXJWJ i have painted with Dark Khaki under the hood. My strut bar is currently dark khaki and when i had my AFE intake the lid was painted DK as well. The problem was that you could not even tell, you had to look to notice it and right now w/o the intake in there you cant even tell that the strut bar is DK.

Mental note for myself. Plum Crazy Purple is PHG

My original inspiration for using plum crazy purple was a thread someone posted of a car show with a purple charger with a sexy purple accented/airbrushed engine bay. I dont have the picture saved on this computer.
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