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Unread 07-01-2009, 05:13 PM   #1
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Painting my XJ OD

Decided to get rid of the scratched up forest green color and give my XJ some military look to it. I used Krylon Camo OD spray paint to get the job done. She is not done yet but just about. I still need to give it a few more coats and then I am stenciling a white star on the hood, 2 small stars on the rear quarter panel, and put some numbering and lettering on the side of the hood to give her the Willys look. Ill get finished pics up when she is done. Pics are not so good, they make the OD look grey. hopefully the finished ones are better.
I also plan on getting a CB and antenna to go from the rear light area tied to the front of the roof rack.
Before pic-









Also, got my new 33'' BFG ATs on.
Orange on the hub caps are going asap
Anyone got any ideas to make it more military style Im all ears.

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Unread 07-01-2009, 05:24 PM   #2
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Unread 07-01-2009, 08:20 PM   #3
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the paint looked pretty good before, better than mine anyway...my 93 is super scratched up and paint is worn away. I am not a fan of flat paint jobs unless the previous paint is toast....Ill take glossy any day.
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Unread 07-01-2009, 09:37 PM   #4
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I think the former paint job was just fine....

also better than mine.

But once completed this XJ will look CLASSIC.
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Unread 07-01-2009, 09:51 PM   #5
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I know about the lug nut, I broke it off taking the tire off yesterday.
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Unread 07-01-2009, 10:53 PM   #6
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Like it so far, bud. Keep us updated with the pictures!

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Unread 07-01-2009, 11:02 PM   #7
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im from jersey tooo, do the cops hassle you for driving doorless around here? i'd love to make mine doorless
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Unread 07-02-2009, 01:34 AM   #8
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ah man! i love that stock forest green color. only a few XJ's came in that color. but OD always looks good.
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looks great dude, i love that color
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Unread 07-02-2009, 04:51 AM   #10
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I dig this idea. To make it even more military looking...paint yoru soft 8's OD Green as well. And the new military look is subdued markings...not white. So consider painting the numbers and such forth on the side in Flat Black instead of white. I was going to do this to my TJ at one time. I was gonna linex the tub in OD colored bedliner, paint the wheels to match the body, and have the seats covered in OD canvas from an old GP Medium tent I have layin round, I even considered 17" flat steelies n NDT tires...but then i had a kid, and had to get a family car...hence the xj
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Unread 07-02-2009, 07:40 AM   #11
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im from jersey tooo, do the cops hassle you for driving doorless around here? i'd love to make mine doorless
The cops in my town know me as the doorless cherokee guy. I have no problems with them. The police in my town are sometimes rough too, but they never give me a problem.

Thanks for all the comments. Hopefully Ill get the stenciling done by Saturday.
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Unread 07-02-2009, 10:56 AM   #12
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Never seen a good home-camo paint job before! And this post is no exception!!

I will be interested in how it turns out..........

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Unread 07-04-2009, 11:20 AM   #13
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She's just about done. All she needs is a white star with the invasion circle around it on the hood and the paintjob is complete.





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Unread 07-04-2009, 12:14 PM   #14
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Dude that looks awesome. Im wanting to do the same thing except on my quarters im wanting to put

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Unread 07-04-2009, 12:52 PM   #15
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Looks good!
Where in Jersey you at?

I know what you mean about the green that it was. It shows all the scratches and swirl marks. I detailed a truck once that was almost the same color and it was swirly as hell...until I was finished with it.
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