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Old 08-27-2013, 12:35 AM
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After a bit of a hiatus of returned to do a minor mod. I still rock the factory sub and box but it needed to be changed. I was going through my toolbox and found a rattle can of DWB paint and figured why the hell not, if it turns out like crap I'll just PlastiDip it.

I started off by light sanding it just to get rid of the high spots from the factory stamps. They're still there but they don't stand out as much which I don't mind as it's just supposed to be a simple quick project to make it look better. After sanding I followed up with a adhesion promoter, primer, and a base coat.



Letting it dry for about 45 minutes I applied to more coats, 45 min dry time between each coat.



And finally after 4 coats of paint and 3 coats of clear following the same dry time method.





I definitely should have done this a lot sooner as I always just figured I would replace it with a fox box, but it's a great medium in the mean time and didn't take long at all.
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Old 08-27-2013, 09:49 AM
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Looks amazing man!
Was that a duplicolor paint you used?
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Old 08-27-2013, 10:41 AM
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Looks amazing man!
Was that a duplicolor paint you used?
nope, it was paint I ordered a while back from Automotive Touch Up in my paint code and forgot I had another can of it. It's better than the can I got from Mopar as well, I don't know why but it definitely came out better.

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Old 10-20-2013, 05:50 PM
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So I finally got around to doing a little mod on the truck since a LSD is still out of my price range with Mother Mopar being the only option, I straight piped the truck and it sounds bad ass!! In my opinion of course, I'm sure someone will find it to raspy or something but I love the way it sounds when I hammer on the throttle and cruise around town.

PS: Pay no attention to the skinny man briefly walking through the frame, I have no idea who that is.... I think his name is Sean or something...
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Old 10-20-2013, 10:15 PM
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WTF lol

Nice tail lights ha!

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Old 10-20-2013, 11:23 PM
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Yea, what happened to the tail lights you had?
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Yea, what happened to the tail lights you had?
Got nailed with a $130 ticket because they weren't able to be seen further than 300ft. I still have them for shows but In looking into doing a new set on the cheap in the mean time.
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