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    Default Anyone blacked out hood?

    I have always been a big fan of blacked out hood detail Ford has used over the years.
    I did my last Ranger this way and loved it.


    Im wondering how this would look on my TC or if anyone has done it already and can post some pics.

    Im thinking just blacking out the center following the character line might look pretty good on my red car.
    Brian R.
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    I had a black hood on my 87 Sport, though that was mainly because the hood happened to be black. I liked the look though
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    I think if you black out part of the hood it looks good. When the whole hood is black, it looks like you got a hood from a black car and now it is mismatched. It doesn't look like it belongs.
    '88 Sport--T-5,HURST shifter,Trick Flow R intake,Ed Curtis cam,Trick Flow heads,Scorpion rockers,75mm Accufab t-body,3G,mini starter,Taurus fan,BBK long tube headers,O/R H-Pipe, Flowamaster Super 44's, deep and deeper Cobra R wheels, Mass Air and 24's,8.8 with 3.73's,140 mph speedo,Mach 1 chin spoiler,SN-95 springs,CHE control arms,aluminum drive shaft and a lot more..

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    Yeah I agree Vinnie. I think just doing the \_/ part would look good
    Brian R.
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    it'll be blue when i get the funds to paint the whole car but untill then, i think black works. just spray paint, but its held up really well.

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    Also, you shouldn't go edge to edge. You need to keep it away from the edges then trim it with a black pinstripe for a "finished" look. It's real easy to make a nice car look cheap.
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    Quote Originally Posted by grutinator View Post
    it'll be blue when i get the funds to paint the whole car but untill then, i think black works. just spray paint, but its held up really well.

    20150713_200119 repop2.jpg
    I want to know how you got the amber out of those corner lights.. Lol
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    looks crappy

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    I found this pic in the Photoshop section here. Other than the scoop its exactly what I was thinking of.

    Brian R.
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