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  1. North Idaho Body Shop Owner

    Introductions
    Former Ford hater turned soft by a 6.0 5 years ago. I've done all my own work with the help of forums and now it's time to attempt to give back. Unfortunately, the vast majority of my knowledge is experience based on one truck, but I know how to make these things look pretty and I'm an open...
  2. Painted Factory Rims

    General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)
    I am considering painting my factory rims black. Can't afford new rims yet. Has anyone done this? Pics? I have a white F250 work truck with contractor truck cap. I am going with a white and black look, including my truck lettering. Black and white theme. Black lettering coming soon.
  3. How to colormatch engine

    General 6.0L Discussion
    I'm looking to color match my intake manifold, intake elbow, compressor cover, CAC tubes, alternator cover, oil filter housing. I've done tons of searching and still haven't found a definiative answer on this. My main concern is painting items that may get too hot. Does the intake manifold...
  4. Updating Older KR with Caribou Brown trim

    6.0L Exterior Discussion
    I have a 2006 King Ranch long bed. Wondering if anyone has repainted the factory adobe lower body and fender flares to the current Caribou Brown? Also thinking about color matching the outer edge of my grille to match the body color (copper) which would resemble the 2011+ King Ranch grille...
  5. Bed is off

    99-03 7.3L General Discussion
    I removed my bed today and noticed the hose the farthest back on the tank is ripped and not sure what it is. Also, I do plan on painting the frame, but any other suggestions on stuff to do to it while the bed is off? thanks
  6. Paint Scheme Pic Request

    6.0L Exterior Discussion
    Okay guys I am getting ready to do a color change on my 06. Right now i have the lariat two tone paint scheme, white up top with the silver on the bottom. I am looking to go a darker gray on the bottom and keep the white. Our 2013 escape is the sterling gray color and I really like it...
  7. Wtt chrome bumpers for paintable 13'

    6.7 Exterior Discussion (2011-2016)
    I am looking to trade my chrome bumpers for paintable bumpers and the grille as well. 2013 f250 lariat Fort Worth area
  8. Fender Flare Problem

    6.0L Exterior Discussion
    So I decided to remove the factory chrome fender flares off my 2003 F350 today. They came off smooth and they were only held on via a few metal "straps". My problem is that the two front ones left behind black/dark lines where they used to be. You can definitely tell that there were fender...
  9. Plasti Dip Stock Wheels!

    6.0L Exterior Discussion
    I did not like my stock chrome rims and could not afford new ones at the time, so I decided to paint them... That's when i discovered Plasti Dip, the best paint product in the world! I'm sure ya'll have heard of it, but if you haven't... it is a rubbery spray paint that is very durable and chip...
  10. Bumper painting?

    6.0L Problems Forum
    Has any one painted their 2005 front black stock bumper and the plastic above it? I just got my new one in and am debating on painting it myself or taking it to the local shop. Also..did you use the same paint for the metal and plastic? Did you sand anything down first? Thanks in advanced...
  11. need your opinion please...

    General 6.4L Discussion
    take a look at my signature picture please and give me your opinion. i am considering painting my wheels black (cant powdercoat because its a plastic cover on the wheel). i dont like chrome and thats the last of the chrome on the truck (headlights were painted after that picture was taken)...
  12. Paint Suggestions-

    99-03 7.3L Exterior Discussion
    Hey all- I'm going to start the body work repair on my 99 this winter. I'm going to cut out the rusted out fenders on the box, repair the dents & etc. :mad: Are there any suggestions to "the best paint" to use, or is it just painters opinion? I'm staying with the stock silver color, but might...
  13. 2011 copper color 6.0?

    6.0L Exterior Discussion
    I've been wanting to get my truck repainted for a while now. I thought I had my mind set on charcoal grey and black two tone but... Ever since I saw the first Copper colored 6.7 my mind was changed. So now I have come here for advice. Does anyone know the paint codes for the copper and tan two...
  14. Thinking about painting my 08 headlights

    6.4 Exterior Discussion
    I have an all white 08 250 and I was thinking about painting my headlights. I just don't know what colors I should go with. I was thinking white reflector with black trim. Any suggestions? If you have pics they would be greatly appreciated.
  15. paint or powdercoat coils???

    Suspension & Steering
    i just got in my new lift coils, and they are a grey color. i want them black to match my black and white truck, can i powder coat them or paint them? or will it just crack the paint when they flex?
  16. Charcoal Gray 2 tone

    6.0L Exterior Discussion
    I have an 05 CCLB f250. It has some rust starting on the rear wheel wells and bad rock chips behind the front wheel wells and lower doors. I thought about fixing this with bushwackers and two tone paint. So anyone out there with charcoal gray two tone please post pics !! I NEED IDEAS !!!
  17. Need Help! Interior paint

    6.0L Powerstroke Interior Discussion
    Hello all, I have a dilemma. I was painting my a pillar with a can of interior paint I bought from the stealer part# pm19m5472001h (medium flint) and I ran out before I could finish. And to think they almost charged me list when I realized the can was used due to a dirty nozzle, so I got the...
  18. Dash Prep for paint

    6.0L Powerstroke Interior Discussion
    I'm doing the f650 dash mod as soon as I get my truck back from the shop. :woot: I want to paint the 650 piece black and a few other sections of my dash. I'm pretty clueless as far as prep, I know I can paint it to look good but not sure about the before hand. :doh: Does anyone know how I need...
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