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Old 12-13-2012, 04:41 PM
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Re: Need a change...

just for the record.. it wouldnt actually be camo. the plastidip color i would be using is called "camo green". I'm thinking of doing the wheels and other details like JG banner and 2 ORT stripe decals.. as well as GC letters ont he moildings in the green.

here is an example of how it should contrast against the black.. http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/f...1/5e122631.jpg obviously my WKs paint isnt matte black, but you get the idea.

and tron, confidence on doing it coming from a fellow black on blacker makes me feel better about the choice. haha
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Old 12-19-2012, 02:10 PM
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Re: Need a change...

Go for it. I think green/black is a solid choice that commonly gets overlooked
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Re: Need a change...

ill say go for it! camo green something we havent seen and i think it'll look BA! everything you got planned should really set it off
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Re: Need a change...

Yea, the green is something that I think will be a good change! I definitely havent seen it yet and I think it should make for a good look for an offroad WK without being too flashy.
Thanks for the vote of confidence, guys!
I really think it will work out great when its all said and done.

I'm planning on doing it all in the spring time.. going to replace shocks and struts to improve the handling and hopefully get another 1/2" of lift. And then start converting some of the black to camo green! I'm def. excited for this to come together.

and before doing so, I'm gonna do my best to compile some images and throw a small build thread together in the member section. Probably about time for that soon.
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Re: Need a change...

Green is the way to go! I'm also working on the Green/Black combo so I'm bias! lol

Your doing everything in Matte style right?
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Re: Need a change...

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Green is the way to go! I'm also working on the Green/Black combo so I'm bias! lol

Your doing everything in Matte style right?
haha. We'll start the turtle trend soon enough!

well the black paint on my WK is obviously not matte, but yes... all the green componenets will be matte.. the green plasti dip (no glossifier). and the ort stripes in green will hopefully be a flat or satin vinyl so no gloss to them (gonna be speaking with nate at rebadge when the time comes abt that) and as far as the green paint on the "grandcherokee" letters of the door moldings.. im assuming since its going onto plastic.. it will keep a more flat look to it. but I've yet to decide on how i will go about matching that and what to get. I know Davy mentioned automotive touchup.. but not sure what a good color to match the green plastidip will be..(that is my main concern.. getting it all close enough between the plastidip wheels, the ORT stripes from Nate, and the paint for the moldings) i will do the wheels first i guess. and then use that to get as close as possible with the rest. although im slightly colorblind .. so the gf will need to be my eyes on the best matches lol.
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Re: Need a change...

haha turtle club!



Keep us updated and good luck! You certainly have the more difficult color matching. Your going green on black and I'm going black on green.
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Re: Need a change...

I would def recommend you do a gunmetal gray, or dark grey on the wheels you'll def see the difference.. I had black wheels and then scruffed em up and painted em with grey primer and black spray paint and I got a pretty good gunmetal.. here's some pics;
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I'd suggest you get some spare wheels to practice on unless you are that kind of idgaf kinda guy :-P
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