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Old 01-04-2004, 01:13 AM
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do you think ghost graphics would be stupid?

either a skull or skull and crossbones, or an iron cross in dark metallic grey on a black car. And i'm saying like really really dark grey and airbrushed on, not stick on graphics, and it will be on the trunk lid centered above the key hole, like the pinstripes on yonder. Total size will be about 4" x 4"

hard to describe the color difference i want, but something like rgb 20,20,20 on rgb 0,0,0

such a subtle difference that it's only in certain light you can see it only if you are at the right angle.

This is for my 74 Torino Street Rod.

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Old 01-04-2004, 07:59 AM
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ghost graphics

i like it,however that does not mean the majority of car nuts will. build/paint it to suit you/your tastes. thats what hot rodding really is. not pleasing the masses !!! have fun with your ride!!!!
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That is pretty wild. Now if you had some ghost pinstriping to go on either side of it. Now let me ask everyone else out there. Am I the only one that sees the skull disappear when I scroll up or is it really happening. And if it is. WHY?

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Old 01-04-2004, 08:33 AM
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build/paint it for YOU. . but i think it would look cool.

hey Kev, if i scroll up far enough, it disappears.
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Nah I can see it all the way to the top of my monitor ..........maybe you got it set to Wide Screen Format Kevin
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i would use some clear and mix in some pearl then shoot your graphic.

i wouldnt stripe it personally. (mainly cause i suck at it.)

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As i was falling asleep tonight i thought of another something that might be cool

The Gran Torino lioness or whatever it was

there was 3 of them on the emblem if i remember correctly, with a crown above them

for sure what i'm going to do. It suits the car, and will still be that "oh that's sweet" effect!

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cool. there you go.
what you might want to do is get some old photograghs (not polaroids)
use a xacto knife and cut out the image on the photogragh. basically making a stencil to use with your airbrush.
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cool. there you go.
what you might want to do is get some old photograghs (not polaroids)
use a xacto knife and cut out the image on the photogragh. basically making a stencil to use with your airbrush.
sweet idea, i would have never thought of that!
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I like the idea, at one time, I thought about ghost flames on my firebird. It's possible to airbrush any picture into your paint in pearl and it will only show up at the proper angle or in the right light.
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Old 01-05-2004, 01:48 AM
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i dont know alot. but if you need any more advice go ahead and ask, other wise it can get exspensive.
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FireBird. Check the picture in my gallery. If you like Fire Birds you should love this car. Jag rear end. You may have to look very close at the front fender.

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