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Sarah (my mustang) has come down with a bad case of cancer. It appears the previous owner had some front end damage, then he took it to a cheap paint job place. Because it looks like they didnt sand the primer at all (its actually rough down there) so now the paint on my hood and front bumper is just flying off. anytime i wash it, or drive down the interstate paint pulls off.

So with my income return im either going to supercharge it and say screw what it looks like. or im going to paint it. i've pondered the idea of a two tone, true blue and dark silver. but i remember a while back i saw a satin black mustang on here. Im thinking that would make my car extremely sinister and pretty un common.

anyone know where the link is to that post? also do you think it would be a good idea to do it that color or go to a 2 tone?
 

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two tone FTMFW!!! DO NOT DITCH TRUE BLUE! lol satin black and TB would be a new combo that I've never seen....
 

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i say stay with the single color. i feel ya on the paint job though, nothing worse than looking at your baby and seeing something as bad as the paint just coming off daily!! get you a good paint job and keep saving for that blower!! im in the process of repainting mine completely (with new added parts of course).
 

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If I were you i would do a two tone with the true blue and dark silver, that would look pretty tits. It's kinda a no-no to two tone using one satin paint and one gloss, looks kinda silly.
 

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two tone FTMFW!!! DO NOT DITCH TRUE BLUE! lol satin black and TB would be a new combo that I've never seen....
That would sick as hell actually. satin black up top with TB down low... or vise versa.
 

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SB up top and TB down below broken at the fender/door line would be sick!!! see if you can get someone to photo-chop it! :D
 

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I'm telling you, I've seen the satin/gloss two tone and it looks goofy. I'm pretty open minded, but not on this one. If you could get a satin true blue somehow, that would look good!
 

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I'm telling you, I've seen the satin/gloss two tone and it looks goofy. I'm pretty open minded, but not on this one. If you could get a satin true blue somehow, that would look good!
Thought about doing my car in satin red with a satin black on the hood and having my wheels painted satin gray. Was going to go with these paints, but I just took a huge pay cut for this year so thats out for now.

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satin tb? anyone ever heard of that? cause that would be pretty gnarly haha
 

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satin tb? anyone ever heard of that? cause that would be pretty gnarly haha
I'm almost positive you'd have to have a body shop custom mix something like that. Mega reps if someone finds something though!

EDIT: I take this back, you might not be able to find a satin TB, but what if you sprayed a satin clear over a regular TB paint job? I'm not that experienced with painting anything but standard colors, but would that work? I've been google-imaging some stuff on satin clears and everything I've seen looks great.

Thought about doing my car in satin red with a satin black on the hood and having my wheels painted satin gray. Was going to go with these paints, but I just took a huge pay cut for this year so thats out for now.

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Satin red/satin black would be a sweet combo. I'd prolly go satin black on the wheels too though
 

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satin TB would be a force to be reckoned with! haha
 

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I talked to my buddy about repainting my car. He is a painter of 16 years now. We talked about satin paints. I really want to do it. He said that can he satin any color you want. It is the clear coat on top. So if he adds a satin clear, you have satin (insert base color here).
 
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^ that would make sense
 

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EDIT: I take this back, you might not be able to find a satin TB, but what if you sprayed a satin clear over a regular TB paint job? I'm not that experienced with painting anything but standard colors, but would that work? I've been google-imaging some stuff on satin clears and everything I've seen looks great.
I talked to my buddy about repainting my car. He is a painter of 16 years now. We talked about satin paints. I really want to do it. He said that can he satin any color you want. It is the clear coat on top. So if he adds a satin clear, you have satin (insert base color here).
So yeah, basically exactly what I wanted to know!
 

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exactly!

Satin true blue bottom, with satin silver top and a satin black pinstripe seperating them. Throw on some satin black wheels. SEXY SEXY SEXY!!!
 

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Dolbs, dude tb is awesome no doubt. Love the color. But if you did a matte black, and murdered everything out, that'd be so hot. DO IT

How many cars do you see flat black. Looks all stealth commanche style n ****.

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I want that GT to have my cars babies.
 
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