thanks for joining the conversation 😊 and thanks for the compliments on my build so far.
Not sure what color is on my truck right now. All I know is it's some piss poor off white enamel repaint on the whole thing that's likely getting taken down to bare metal before it's repainted... The only part of the pattern I posted that I'm unsure of is the hood, but she has some nicely defined lines on the hood that would be followed to do the block color there like in the pic... so it's not like it's just a flat 1 dimensional hood that would have some random color block on it... It would follow the ridge lines and across the crease on the front lip
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Every time I wash her I can see it in my head and it looks really cool 😁 The cap and roof will be white with the band of color going up the B pillar and across the roof in front of the cap following the line that's already there in the metal...
I get where your concern is with the hood but how can it not look clean following the rest of the pattern when that was basically one of the original tutone styles offered in the 2nd & 3rd gen? It's basically the deluxe tutone pattern shown in the catalog minus the roof.
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If I decided to change it up I might just go with the custom tutone option but I don't think that's enough purple for me... That's the nice thing about plans... They can change 😁 I'll know what to do when I see the test sheet and talk with the paint guy...
The rims however... Completely different story... Still totally up in the air on that one... I'll look at the polished aluminium if chrome is that hard to take care of. Not that she sees a ton of road time (6800mi in 4 years) but I really don't know that I want to go to 17s. 16s with 31s is probably the upper limit on what she can likely handle before needing some sort of lift or spacers to prevent rubbing and we're not lifting. I'll have to check what sizes the Coopers (and some of the other favorite brands mentioned) come in to be sure there...
But yeah... Thanks for your input. I appreciate it 😁 even if I can be a stubborn female just trying to build the bko I saw myself driving in a dream 😏