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Unread 02-19-2003, 01:14 PM   #1
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New paint job, to decal or not

I just got my white jeep painted red. When it was white it had pinstriping on the hood and the word Wrangler. It also had some striping down the side/door quarter panel area all in tan, along with the usual Jeep stuff.
I am trying to decide whether to put something similar on their now that it is red. They have tons of choices on e-bay. Has anybody ever used these aftermarket decals. Do they go on fairly easy, no bubbles. Are they tough to put on straight. I don't want to mess up a new paint job by putting on and then having to remove decalling. I can't quite decide whether it will look better with decals or clean.

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Just painted a candy red

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Unread 02-19-2003, 01:52 PM   #2
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I'd go with the clean look. No decals.
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Unread 02-19-2003, 03:31 PM   #3
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I have checkered flag decals on the sides of my hood, I got them from As far as pinstriping goes I am not a big fan of it. My Jeep originally had pinstriping but is since gone after my Jeep was repainted.
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Unread 02-19-2003, 05:04 PM   #4
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I've never been a decal fan. I took off all my decals except the word Jeep. Just sayin'
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