New Hood

Discussion in 'Chevy Truck Accessories' started by KyleZ71, Dec 4, 2011.

  1. KyleZ71

    KyleZ71 New Member

    I just installed my cowl hood and im stuck at a crossroads right now. So what do you guys think?

    A) Paint it blue like the truck
    B) Leave it black
    C) Paint the edges of the hood blue but leave the top black

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  2. ChromeSilver02

    ChromeSilver02 New Member

    Definitely paint it blue, but do like the hood :money:
  3. KyleZ71

    KyleZ71 New Member

    thats what im partial to right now too
  4. Vincennes02261897

    Vincennes02261897 New Member

    I think it would look sick black IF your truck was not two tone. As your truck is two tone, color matching the blue would look best in my opinion. That's an awesome hood too, by the way! Nice choice.
  5. Enkeiavalanche

    Enkeiavalanche Moderator

    I was just out by you at the Warhorse.. Anyway paint it to match the truck....Maybe some strips down the center like an SS
  6. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Former Member

    Paint match it. If it were me I'd do it two-tone to match the truck, using blue everywhere on the hood except the angled parts where it rises up to form the higher, center section -- on those angles I'd use paint-matched silver. But that's me...

    Surreal
  7. aloxdaddy99

    aloxdaddy99 New Member

    That is a sweet hood. I would paint it all blue. If it was a solid color I would say leave some of it black.
  8. KyleZ71

    KyleZ71 New Member

    Thanks guys. I love the two tone look, but the black hood just does not fit. I was going to get the vents in the back (the swiss cheese vents) painted silver. I have 5.3L Vortec logos that will go on the main raise of the hood so I feel ill get it painted straight (matching) blue.
  9. X2 what Vincennes said.
  10. Harwood103

    Harwood103 New Member

    I'd paint yours all blue. Looks good!
  11. KyleZ71

    KyleZ71 New Member

    Thanks thats what I originally planned on doing but had so many friends say leave it black. I have red 5.3L and silver Vortec emblems that will go on the rise and i think will make it look sick
  12. adampaul1964

    adampaul1964 New Member

    Paint it, your friends are wrong, unless you like the ricer look. Nice hood by the way, I like it.
  13. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Former Member

    Quoted for truth.
  14. KyleZ71

    KyleZ71 New Member

    hahaha no, most definitively not going for the ricer look. i pick them out of my grill
  15. Scooter

    Scooter New Member

    Love the hood, would def paint to match though...What brand is it and how much did it hurt the checkbook????
  16. Red Z71 Max

    Red Z71 Max New Member

    Painted blue and it will look great!!
  17. KyleZ71

    KyleZ71 New Member

  18. BillM

    BillM New Member

    Blue. Looks Good!!
  19. Jimmeh

    Jimmeh New Member

    I also say paint to match, but the center raised section should be painted silver, IMO. It would look so bad ass not only will any ricer in front of you explode from too much awesome, but random chicks will run out in front of your truck and flash you, and not because your headlights are bright or anything, but because they just want you to see some boobage. But, if you don't want to see boobage, you should just leave it black.
  20. donyms

    donyms New Member

    I agree 100% with SurrealOne, that is exactly what I was going to suggest and then I saw that he had already. And your friends are wrong or jealous and they don't want your truck looking any better than it does now. :lol:Two tone can look great if done right and people like SurrealOne and I have very good taste. :rofl: Good luck and yes that was a great choice on the hood.

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