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Matte Black Paint Job

Ok, well im kinda a newbee but am gettin ready to purchase a Black 350 King Ranch. I want to black it out, but i want to do something different. I want to do the body in Matte Black. Then pull the bumpers, grill, emblems, tube steps, mirrors, and anything else that is chrome and paint it gloss black. Just wondering what you guys thought about this idea. If you think its stupid tell me, it wont hurt my feelings. If ya like it let me know or give give me more ideas.

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Had friend that did this with his bike. It looked AWESOME. That being said, it was a ***** to keep clean. Damn near impossible.

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If ya go with the satin/matte, I don't think I'd mix any gloss with it. Just my $.02

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Hopefully it will be my "Goin Out" truck, ive got a company work truck. It wont be driven alot. I know black sucks to keep clean but looks oh so good when it is
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Ya dont mix with gloss black trim. Do a flat red or flat black.




everything looks good on this pete except the shiny bed if you ask me, but that will dull soon enough.

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yeah the matte black would be different but for a daily driver itd be mighty hard to keep clean and be able to pull the good looking paint job off.

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Prolly look sweet...

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you like the side pipes with the heat wrap on the pete? lol thats awesome!

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keep it all matte black. no gloss. that will look pretty sweet!! good luck.

It could kinda end up looking like the tahoe in "rob andn big"

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