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Old 02-16-2013, 05:11 PM   #1
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Thinking of Adding a Stripe ?

I'm thinking of jazzing up the Dangermobile a little by adding a hood stripe. Any thoughts ?

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With a cabrio, all you get is a hood and trunk stripe - looks kind of 3/4's done without the roof stripe.

For a convertible, I'm still partial to the PORSCHE side stripe. Its a classic and breaks up the big blank canvas look of the stock Boxster.
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With a cabrio, all you get is a hood and trunk stripe - looks kind of 3/4's done.

For a convertible, I'm still partial to the PORSCHE side stripe. Its a classic and breaks up the big blank canvas look of the stock Boxster.
I'm thinking just the hood.
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With a cabrio, all you get is a hood and trunk stripe - looks kind of 3/4's done without the roof stripe.

For a convertible, I'm still partial to the PORSCHE side stripe. Its a classic and breaks up the big blank canvas look of the stock Boxster.
Unfortunately, because my side skirts angle up toward the rear, it's not feasible to add a side stripe.
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Gotta go with the classic striping: hood and trunk. Would look great with your black wheels.
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Unfortunately, because my side skirts angle up toward the rear, it's not feasible to add a side stripe.
you could do inverted PORSCHE door decals instead, maybe in that dark grey. You'd just have to tuck that little bit of solid stripe in the rear behind the skirting.
use the same color stripe for the hood with a little red border. if you want both decals to match you add a thin red stripe along the top of the inverted door decals to frame the PORSCHE lettering. Just like on the RS 4.0 GT3



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Nah. No stripes.
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Nah. No stripes.
Since the slates on my front bumper can't be painted black, in order to create a contrast, I was thinking of adding some sort of black stripe to just the hood. But, I think you may be right on the nah !
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If you want to turn your butifule car into amazing, replace the front and rear hoods with black CF parts,Black out the headlights, and instal 987 CF mirrors.
It will make your car the most amazing box in the world (in my opinion).
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If you want to turn your butifule car into amazing, replace the front and rear hoods with black CF parts,Black out the headlights, and instal 987 CF mirrors.
It will make your car the most amazing box in the world (in my opinion).
Except this one of cours:
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If you want to turn your butifule car into amazing, replace the front and rear hoods with black CF parts,Black out the headlights, and instal 987 CF mirrors.
It will make your car the most amazing box in the world (in my opinion).
You gotta be careful with combining too much black with yellow. You'll even up with the bumble bee effect.
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Except this one of cours:
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You're kidding right ?
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You're kidding right ?

Yes

Just leave it the way it is.
Your car is very tastefully modified, and some times more is less.
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If you are thinking of ...a mod, go for this instead... Lol
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I like the black stripe idea, but I think it needs to go on the hood and the trunk, not just the hood. It would look weird without the trunk being done.
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I think you should explore Trans Am hood decals as an option.
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If you are thinking of ...a mod, go for this instead... Lol
Do you think I'll end up with a check engine light ?
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I think you should explore Trans Am hood decals as an option.
Would Burt and Sally approve ?
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