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Theres been a lot of talk of patterns on here lately so Ive been messin around with it too. I started messin with this hilux, but I am not convinced if I should finish this up or start over. Its the first time I have tried the Black Gold HOK and I messed up in a few spots cause the way they tell you to thin the paint makes it REAL thin, so it took a little getting used to. The final color will be Oriental blue. Let me know what you think.




 

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I must agree with Big Poppa here thats a bad ass paint scheme but those big blue boxes gotta go :cool:
 

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Thanks for the feedback. Yeah I think the blue may have killed it but...fuck it its on there now. I decided to finish it up anyway.
Poppa for the fine lines I used blue painters tape. I laid out a piece on a smooth surface then with a straight edge cut out like 10 fine strips. It worked out pretty well for the fine lines. Then I used the 3m fineline tape for the stripe up the middle and sides. Heres a few pics. It still needs clear.

 

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i think it looks good with the blue on top
 

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im diggin it :biggrin: i think maybe another coat of candy though

damn i need to get an airbrush
 

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Got a little more done on this one. I layed down some candy teal and a few coats of clear. I had to do a lot of wetsanding cause this came out a bit messy but it cleaned up ok. Feedback/Comments please!!!


 

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Thanks, it could have been better. Theres some boogers in the paint. and I sanded through the clear in a couple of spots but..I learned!!! :biggrin:
 
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