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Old 03-15-2008, 11:27 AM   #1
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Warm weather made me think about getting my bus painted

This is my bus:


Anybody have any ideas what would look the best?
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Old 03-15-2008, 06:19 PM   #2
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Re: Warm weather made me think about getting my bus painted

I think it looks great just the way it is..... Yeah it's that time for us too.
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Old 03-15-2008, 10:50 PM   #3
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I'm thinking something in black. With flames.
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Old 03-15-2008, 11:14 PM   #4
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I went with the camoflauge paint, but I'm just a crazy outdoorsman. I think that dark forest green is a pretty color. What do you think?

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DuPont Light Cranberry

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Old 03-16-2008, 11:08 AM   #6
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Old 03-16-2008, 03:53 PM   #7
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Re: Warm weather made me think about getting my bus painted

I love my paint scheme ... I wish I did the splash on the front a little better but I like the theme I came up with. basically I wanted the top to be white and the sizes to be blue... then I thought how I could blend the 2... after a few days it just came to me. I recommend picking the colors or colors you want first then come up with a theme.

Whenever I go to a big department store I park way in the back of the lot... then when we come out I scan the horizon and go "humm where did I park" I see car rooftops then off in the back a huge bus with blue waves along the roof. Kinda hard to loose it, hahaha.
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Old 03-17-2008, 09:58 PM   #8
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Man Phil, I've been in love with the paint job on your bus ever since I saw it. Nice job. Wanna come help with ours?
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elliot im thinking thats a 58 caddy but i do not see the pedals ive been working my bus and it is still a chore stripping 5 to 6 layers of paint off to bare metal it goes on and on i got one side done in a month of eves.Rep, it looks so warm at your house and dry you must be thinking about paint.... maybe we all come us northerners timbuk
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You're pretty good. That's a 1957 Cadillac, but it's a real car, customized by Boyd Coddington. I wrote a story about it for a magazine. It was built for an advertising campaign and raffled off.

My pedal powered one is a 1963, called the Counterfeit Cadillac, built by a professional movie-prop fabricator. It weighs about 600 pounds.




I have thought about using that Light Cranberry color on it, but it is in Highway Patrol black and white now, so it will be raced as "Counterfeit Bluesmobile" this year. I even have a replica Illinois BDR529 license palte for it.
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