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05-07-2012, 11:06 AM #1
Let's see that vinyl
I can't figure out anywhere to put this so I thought here was good enough. I'm looking for a decal kit to break up all the black on the Sierra. The only kits I can find are dumb looking. I'd like to see what everyone else has on their trucks or any good ideas.
05-07-2012, 11:23 AM #2
I recommend some good wax ... and some paint-matched fender flares ... and some nerf bars ... and some wheels. Seriously, don't break up the black; draw the eye elsewhere, instead, with functional upgrades. It has the exact same effect but it's achieved a different way ... and doesn't look slapped on like a decal.
Last edited by SurrealOne; 05-07-2012 at 11:26 AM.
05-07-2012, 11:27 AM #3
05-07-2012, 12:58 PM #4
I would not put any decals on it. I would debadge it and embrass the mirror like black truck that you have. That being said I found this place http://www.decaldriveway.com/decal-c...y/body-accents. I would not put any of them on my truck. I have seen a black sierra around here with ghost flames on the doors and bed, it actually looks ok. http://www.vinylgraphics.net/shopdis...fix=No&cname=G. I have also seen a guy use boat graphics on his truck. There are no words just the graphic that would go on a Baja. You could always create your own custom design and have a shop make it for you. Then at least you are not putting the same graphics everyone else has on your truck.
Last edited by Pikey; 05-07-2012 at 01:02 PM.
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05-07-2012, 04:35 PM #5
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If you want to break up the black, try using some small pinstripes. Utilize the stock part that you can paint to match the stripe.Old Show Trucks USA conversion
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05-07-2012, 04:41 PM #6
I have to agree with Sur. I would add chrome to highlight all that black. Keep the deep shine and make it better with shiny chrome.
05-07-2012, 05:17 PM #7
I'm not going to use something universal. I was looking for something cut for the Sierra like a decal to put into the hood recess or around the lower window sills. I have been debating on a 1/4" dark purple or blue pinstripe around the window sills and hood recess. Subtle but it would be there for those who pay attention. I do want to do performance upgrades but college tuition is taking most of my money. I am also removing all the chrome and either painting the pieces to match or black chroming accessory door handles and trim pieces.
05-07-2012, 06:35 PM #8
I like the Idea of chrome and some professional pinstripe to accent the black. I also believe that college expenses should supersede truck mods as edumacation is paramount in ones building a strong future.
This pic reminds me of a song "Black is Black I want my baby back"2010 Chevy Silverado Z71 ext cab.4x4
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05-07-2012, 11:17 PM #9
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I saw a black NNBS this morning on my way to work that had vinyl graffics in a Satin black running down the side, looked real sharp and broke up the paint just a little without being distracting, just subtle.
I was gonna take a picture but just as I was jockying the steering wheel and the camera I noticed the driver eyeing me and a second later I realized the graffics I was looking at said "Texas State Marshall" decided I better concentrate on driving a little more and get that picture later.
Like I was saying though the Satin Black broke up the gloss paint just enough to catch your eye but not distract from the looks of the truck.
05-07-2012, 11:37 PM #10
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