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Let's see that vinyl

Discussion in 'The Coffee Shop ~ Chit Chat' started by lonelywolf858, May 7, 2012.

  1. lonelywolf858

    lonelywolf858 New Member

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    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.
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    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.
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  3. lonelywolf858

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    Got jokes...I like that.

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  4. Pikey

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    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-category/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/shopdisplayproducts.asp?search=yes&bc=no&queryprefix=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.
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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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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":rofl:
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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.
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    I'm a fan of Ghost Flames Had them on my old truck Could only be seen when close and they were Candyed... Disney 036.jpg Well I looked for a shot of my old one with flames but here is one to lookm at..From Goodmark
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    I used to have a truck with flames. I'm a little more mature now...when it comes to design anyway. Don't judge, we've all done stupid things.

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    Now you know why I'm not a fan of slapping on decals. Been there, done that (no you don't get pics). I'm more mature now, too!
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    That's not a decal. I wish it was so i could remove it after I did it.
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  14. SurrealOne

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    Doh! I feel you on that...

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    As I said a nice suddle Ghost flames. On a black truck maybe in Purple would look sweet...
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    The black truck that I see them with has a light white, almost grey ghost flame. It is not really all that noticeable unless you really look at the truck. I will try to get a pic of it next time I see it.
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    try motor badges. i had red 5.3L and silver Vortec on my old hood
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  18. lonelywolf858

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    I've seen those and I kind of want them but bragging about a 5.3L is kind of....poser-ish
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    555429_10151114414413136_552768135_13419027_90361377_n.jpg Do something different..may not be for everyone but I get tired of all the blacked out stuff..everyone has it.

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  20. Enkeiavalanche

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    This is on my friends Dodge,,, carshows 422.jpg
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