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strang3majik 05-11-2010 12:32 AM

Yay or nay on the stripe?
 
Here's a stripe I added to my fender the other day. I was just bored and figured why not. Now, its obviously only temporary, but, i'm just looking for options for after the truck is painted. (which is happening probably within this next month)

Now, I personally like it, but, no one else seems to...so...voice your opinions...lol I would probably make it solid between each set of pinstripes (like the old race cars were), but, what do you guys think?

http://i620.photobucket.com/albums/t...ripesilver.jpg

wermbang 05-11-2010 12:36 AM

Are you getting rid of the silver stripes?

strang3majik 05-11-2010 12:40 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by wermbang (Post 214042)
Are you getting rid of the silver stripes?

no...lol There enlies the conflict. I think they look okay together...but, i've been told its too much.

brad12kx 05-11-2010 12:46 AM

I vote :att: 'Nay'. As drawn, or solid filled. But keep trying new ideas. All great paint/stripping jobs started somewhere.

CajunDodge 05-11-2010 01:05 AM

Unfortunately man, I have to say no as well. Perhaps if you found a way to go horizontally with it, down the side of the truck, I'd say maybe, if it were thin stripes, but still, that'd be a little much, takes away from the SS/T striping. Those almost look like when you pop the hood, you're expecting to see stripes across the engine bay. Great try on the creativity, though, and to kind of echo brad's sentiment, all good ideas do originate somewhere! :)

- Cajun

wermbang 05-11-2010 01:05 AM

Take it onto the hood more

New95Ram 05-11-2010 12:36 PM

Good creativity..just not quite right...without the racing stripes might be alright

strang3majik 05-11-2010 05:29 PM

bah humbug...lol Guess I'll have to brew something else up.
I'm just trying to incorporate red into the truck somewhere, and the side seems like it needs something.
Well...anyone got any ideas?

And, wermbang, I was kinda going for the Gran Sport/60s racecar style stripe, and its just on the fender...but, i don't know.

Anyone with photoshop want to add a cool one? :p

Flashit 05-11-2010 05:56 PM

If you want to put a little red in try placeing red SS/T on the white stripe and replace the white ram 1500 V8 on the door with red. Maybe even a red SS/T on the back fender like the Sport modles. your hood Ram badge has red in it, it may tie in nice.
Just a thought.

bones64 05-11-2010 07:13 PM

:thk:I think i know were your coming from with this.............If you go up to the hood stripes and incorp. some red on them(hood) and blend it in i think it would look great and orig.:smileup:


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