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Old January 30th, 2011, 08:36 PM   #1
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I'm thinking of when I paint my Comanche, I'd like to do an 80s paint scheme to it. You should know what I'm talking about. I pretty much would like to make it look like the 80s swallowed this truck when it was new and then hurled it back up recently. Does anyone have any good pics of some trucks? Thanks.


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Old January 30th, 2011, 08:50 PM   #2
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You'll need a roll bar with triple tubes and at least 10 forward facing lights to pull it off
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Old January 30th, 2011, 09:11 PM   #3
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You'll need a roll bar with triple tubes and at least 10 forward facing lights to pull it off
I'll get it covered, don't worry. KC Daylighters with the yellow smiley face covers, 15x8 white wagon rims/Outlaws if I can find them, or Outlaw IIs if I have to, two-tone paint job with a big crooked Jeep logo on the side, etc. I'm debating if I should put fiberglass fenders and bedsides on it or not, right now it could pass off as being a prerunner being 2wd but I'll probably convert it to 4x4. Unknown where I'll actually wheel it though, fiberglass isn't the best in the rocks.
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Old January 30th, 2011, 09:14 PM   #4
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That would be sweet, I have always liked the old school look.
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hhaha look at those shackles... must of been pretty uncomfortable with those leafs
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Wow. That last Dodge may just be exactly what I want. I know it is almost the exact same truck as I first posted but still. I was thinking of going with a pinstripe scheme like the Pioneers had but it isn't flashy enough.

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I was thinking something like this. Excuse the lack of Photoshop. I'm not sure on it though, that might be kinda gay. I might just do the same scheme as the Dodge only with a Jeep logo and blue, I don't know.
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Ummmm.... Are you thinking of including a gay pride sticker? Please make it less rainbowish...
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What about a Jeep 80's look? These are from '89, sorry for the bad quality its a webcam picture of a ~20 year old poster. I know its a XJ but the Comanche had the same paint scheme.

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That's what I was thinking, too many colors. I have drawn a couple sketches. It's difficult to make it not look gay when I want the 80s to throw up all over my truck.
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That's what I was thinking, too many colors. I have drawn a couple sketches. It's difficult to make it not look gay when I want the 80s to throw up all over my truck.
just make sure the colors blend well, jumping from blue to yellow is like screaming i need a TSA guy.
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I'd like the Jeep logo to be diagonal on the side of the truck, but I'm not sure. I'm wondering if I should put the Jeep logo on the hood too. I wish I knew how to use Photoshop.
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I like the stripe in the middle of the truck instead of on the front fenders, more like that last dodge truck
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What about this? I don't want to make it look exactly like that Dodge truck, but I like it. That XJ is nice too, just don't know.
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Here's the original if anyone wants to Photoshop it.
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