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    Default Flat black or Gloss?

    I plan on getting my truck repainted since it pretty scratched up, and i cant decide on getting it flat black or just repainting it gloss black. Just want to see what some of yall think i should do, so i can get a better idea.
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    Flat has looked good on most trucks...
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    My vote is to line x the whole truck





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    Flat black looks better on older trucks IMO, I would do gloss black if it were me. @ChromeSilver02, that GMC dually looks awesome, reminds me of something out of Mad Max.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TELORVEHC View Post
    Flat black looks better on older trucks IMO, I would do gloss black if it were me. @ChromeSilver02, that GMC dually looks awesome, reminds me of something out of Mad Max.
    I thought it look it would be from that movie also but I would love a dually like that, just looks bada$$
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    I'd go with gloss black. I think the flat black paint is just another fad. IMO nothing looks better than a deep, shiney black truck.
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    I agree with silverdotrailblazer, a good gloss black will look better than flat black. Flat looks like some kid did it in his garage if you ask me, although both of those line-x'd trucks look decent.


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    Quote Originally Posted by chromesilver02 View Post
    my vote is to line x the whole truck





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    I'd flat black it.
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    I would paint it white. Easier to keep clean, easier to keep cool and does not show door dings as bad.
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