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Black out effort complete on my Explorer (with pics)


txaggie

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All visible chrome pieces have finally been taken care of, and I got a chance to clean it up and make it presentable. The information on this site has been great, and I couldn't have done the grill or door handles without it, so thanks guys!!

Interesting note, most people assume that my Explorer is black and not green. Anyway, here you go:








 


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Looks great txaggie, best looking non-black blackout truck!
 




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Truck is looking good, that colour looks amazing when shining like that.

Kinda looks like an Astin Martin green!

Great looking Ex
 




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he even blacked out the license plate!:D
 




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I also thought that your Explorer was black. Anyways, your ride looks really cool.
 




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Looks great...what did you do paint? plasticoat?
 




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looks great!

you need some black emblem replacements though, the ford oval is still chrome lol and some black sport headlights
 




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Looks sharp! I agree with Harley, some black ovals are probably in your future!
 




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That green color looks amazing with black accents. Well done sir
 








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What about the exhaust tips :)
 




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I really dig the dark green w/blacked out bits and wheels. I've done close to the same with my Ex, but am on the fence with the door handles and roof rack. What do you guys think?
I don't mean to hijack the thread, just adding to the blacked out efforts :)


http://www.flickr.com/photos/89793395@N05/9670967570/
 




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hijacker!!! lol jk

I really dig the dark green w/blacked out bits and wheels. I've done close to the same with my Ex, but am on the fence with the door handles and roof rack. What do you guys think?
I don't mean to hijack the thread, just adding to the blacked out efforts :)


http://www.flickr.com/photos/89793395@N05/9670967570/
yeah, i really like the black out effect...the more i see the more i want to do mine too
 




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Thanks guys!!

Socalfyre - I think you should try it. Worst case scenario is you don't like the look, something like PlastiDip comes right off!
 




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Thanks guys!!

Socalfyre - I think you should try it. Worst case scenario is you don't like the look, something like PlastiDip comes right off!
That's true, I'll have to give it a try. How does PlastiDip hold up on the handles?
 




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That's true, I'll have to give it a try. How does PlastiDip hold up on the handles?
So far great. I have one little spot on the driver's handle that I rubbed (not visible, but I know it's there) when it was really hot. Will have to redo that handle some day, but I bet it will be months before you can see the issue, and even then to reshoot that handle will be easy. Oh, and I did this in June and it has made it through the Texas summer with no problems.
 




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