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post #1 of 9 Old 04-12-2007, 04:21 AM Thread Starter
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I need paint scheme ideas

well guys, I painted my Jeep last year with a fores green Rustoleum from a rattle can. The paint looks great, but the color didnt come out the same as the can showed. it was a different shade green.

anyways, i dont like the color. I thought that a green body and tan top would look great, but because of the color shade difference it doesnt.

I want to repaint it again a different color but use the same method.

My jeep is a 1989 Sahara with a spice interior. I want to know what "standard" colors you guys think goes good with a tan interior and tan hardtop.

BTW, I've been through the sticky at the top a thousand times and still cant decide.

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post #2 of 9 Old 04-12-2007, 06:27 AM
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well that can be a pretty biased question as many many colors look good with a tan top. i would go with dark blue or black personally...
and i'd like to see a picture of this rattle can paint job

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post #3 of 9 Old 04-12-2007, 06:34 AM
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*sic...Rustoleum from a rattle can. ....... but the color didnt come out the same as the can showed.

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I want to repaint it again a different color but use the same method.
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I see a flaw in your logic here.....

But to each their own.. Rattlecans look better with flat or very light colors, it's next to impossible to keep a wet edge. White/Tan looks good.

Check out http://paintucation.com (Kevin's site) for a straightforward, low cost way to get a decent paint job in your garage. Read through the forums, it's a great site.
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post #4 of 9 Old 04-12-2007, 09:41 AM
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olive drab is the way to go.
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post #5 of 9 Old 04-12-2007, 09:44 AM
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olive drab is the way to go.
I like that too...or a nice flat black

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Any shade of green ought to go with a tan top.
I would go with a satin finish for a rattle can job.

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Durabak paint all the way
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Durabak paint all the way
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post #9 of 9 Old 04-12-2007, 06:17 PM
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camo is the way i would go i think it looks sick on a jeep

my uncle painted his jeep like the US flag with the hood blue with stars and everything from the firewall back red and white striped
its fairly amazing looking

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