You can't polish a turd, but you can paint it black

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  1. 85_SS_302_Coupe

    85_SS_302_Coupe it sucks (I know) to be on the receiving end

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    Gave my POS DD a nice crappy rattle can paint job today.

    Behold... "Black Betty" as my girlfriend has named it.

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    No, it doesn't even look as good as you think it might look...it's the low quality phone camera and shadows making it look more than it does. BUT, believe me it's 1k times better than the crappy yellowed white that it was before this, and at least now the rust is kinda shadowed.

    On a side note though, i would love to have a mint condition black Bronco II just like mine.
     
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    SteedaGT9150 Advanced Member

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    you can shine a turd, but at the end of the day, all you have is a shiney turd
     
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  3. ryan218

    ryan218 In just 10 years, I'll be old enough to drive!!!!

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    ha looks good for a rattle can job...
     
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    85_SS_302_Coupe it sucks (I know) to be on the receiving end

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    It would have looked much better....BUT, we started running low in paint so we had to take a quick drive to the store. In that short amount of time, my buddy's 6 year old decided he'd grab a can and help out by painting his name as HEAVY as you can paint it down the side of my truck :mad:

    So now there are runs like crazy all through the driver's side. I might sand it down some and repaint it in spots...but really i don't know if i care that much..lol. It's an awesome running truck and i like it a lot but i'm not really too worried about the looks.

    I do really really want to get a nice clean rust free Bronco II in 2wd, slam it to the ground and really stiffen up the suspension, and put a 302 and 8.8 in it and make a road racing Bronco II....i think it would be sick.
     
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    85_SS_302_Coupe it sucks (I know) to be on the receiving end

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    By the way, here's how it looked before....dark blue hood, tan hatch...rust everywhere and ugly red stripes :notnice:

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    Even crappy black is better than all that.
     
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    I would have just done the hood white
     
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    Cool turd.
     
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    you painted it satin black:(
     
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    85_SS_302_Coupe it sucks (I know) to be on the receiving end

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    See that's the thing...it's really gloss black. That's how horrible it is :rlaugh: We started out with flat black, and i had a can of gloss for the wheels. I got curious and did a panel in gloss and it turned out really really good...but then when we went over all the spots that were already flat black, it just went to $hit. The wheels look pretty good though and i've got 2 beauty rings for them, i'm working on getting another 2 to match and they'll look pretty good.
     
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    MUUUUWAAAHHAAAAAA :D
     
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    85_SS_302_Coupe it sucks (I know) to be on the receiving end

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    It's really not much different than that :(

    You can't see it for the shadows and quality of the pic but that whole side is run city. At least the rust is hidden though :nice:
     
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    85ragtop Deputy Dawg Man woods surround my offic

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    85_SS_302_Coupe it sucks (I know) to be on the receiving end

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    So now i guess i need to do a poll....what style accents does it need? Flames? Racing stripes? Skulls?

    I was thinking a big Punisher skull on the hood or something.
     
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    racing stripes and a 12" cowl scoop FTW

    ~Mark~
     
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    85_SS_302_Coupe it sucks (I know) to be on the receiving end

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    12 inch cowl huh? Damn that would just about reach the roof...lol.
     
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    Strype Cuthbert catcher
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    For the grammer impared :rolleyes:
     
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    Slayer on the hood!!!
     
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    85_SS_302_Coupe it sucks (I know) to be on the receiving end

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    Not a bad idea....i could whip up some Slayer text real easy.
     
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    ryan218 In just 10 years, I'll be old enough to drive!!!!

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    StangNet.com on the side(s)
     
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    Darkwriter77 Resident Ranting Negative Nancy

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    Hey, now ... I am the KING of Turd Polishers! :D

    ...and I painted my turd black, too. :nice:
     
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