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Unread 01-30-2010, 07:26 PM   #1
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What should I paint me cj5?

I have to do alot of body work on my cj5 and will have to redo the paint. The only problem is that I can't decide which one to do. Right now it's a tan base with dark green leaves and black spots on it. I'll either redo this or make it white with tribal design decal bands. I've found some that are cheap and easy to replace if/when they get tore up. Either paint job will done with rattle can paint. That's what the current one is. What do you people think?

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Unread 01-30-2010, 08:09 PM   #2
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Neither, go flat black
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Unread 01-30-2010, 08:15 PM   #3
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Thought about it, but I've seen too many around here for my liking.
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Unread 01-30-2010, 08:21 PM   #4
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Repaint it the way it is.
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Unread 01-30-2010, 08:35 PM   #5
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If you all wanna see it the best I can do is my profile pic.
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Unread 01-30-2010, 10:36 PM   #6
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Go dark green, really dark green, almost black.
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Unread 01-30-2010, 11:13 PM   #7
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Go dark green, really dark green, almost black.
my thoughts exactly. I got some Duplicolor paint from Autozone, not sure exactly what color (I'll look in hte morning) that looks great. Shouldn't take more than 6 cans to paint the Jeep.

this color:
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Unread 01-31-2010, 01:31 AM   #8
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Is it cheap?
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Unread 01-31-2010, 09:07 AM   #9
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School bus yellow.
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Unread 01-31-2010, 09:26 AM   #10
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I think it was something like $4 a can. Not bad, and it's actually automotive paint, which does make a big difference if you plan to get dirt on it.

I was unable to find the can in the garage, but I do remember it was the darkest green that was available at Autozone.
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Unread 01-31-2010, 10:00 PM   #11
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My brother's truck is school bus yellow, and the factory paint on my jeep was some kind of pale yellow.
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Unread 01-31-2010, 10:08 PM   #12
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Paint it black like ye pirate ship!
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Unread 01-31-2010, 10:24 PM   #13
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Black is used to much, but at one time I considered black with blue or yellow streaks.
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