Heavy/Scratch: Custom Trailer Hitch Receiver Cover Taillight

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Sidecutter, Jun 10, 2007.

  1. Sidecutter

    Sidecutter Evil Dealer Scum TFW2005 Supporter

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    Wow. Yeah, that's a wordy title, but I don't know a proper term for these items to make it shorter. Either way, I thought some people might like to see it. There's a little bit of spotting in the actual emblem's edges where paint managed to leak under the masking I used to create it, which was cleaned up before it was sealed.

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  2. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    Too cool....I like it a lot. :thumb 
     
  3. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    Neato! Define your allegiance to all tailgaters.
     
  4. DeceptiKreep

    DeceptiKreep Well-Known Member

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    looks pretty cool! And looks like it was a bitch to put on! :D 
     
  5. Soundwarp

    Soundwarp Next victim please TFW2005 Supporter

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    Sweet :rock :
     
  6. AutoCon2076

    AutoCon2076 Brightest can in toolshed

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    BITCHIN! I just installed a Reese hitch on my '00 Jeep Cherokee. I was pondering doing the VERY SAME THING, except an Autobot insignia. How long did that take ya with the masking tape route? Im arguing whether or not to do it that way or plasma-cut the insignia into some sheetmetal for a custom cover. The masking part looks like it might be easier...

    ~Z
     
  7. Spekkio

    Spekkio Master of War

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    That's a lighted trailer hitch that says, "Go ahead - tailgate me. I dare you. Just be prepared to suffer the consequences."
     
  8. Sidecutter

    Sidecutter Evil Dealer Scum TFW2005 Supporter

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    Actually, I happen to have some very high res emblems courtesy of a friend of mine that a lot of people here buy printed product from, and based it on that. What I did was measured the lens, sized the emblem appropriately (and deformed it from the "tall" version to get the "fat" version for better coverage), and printed to label paper. Applied the label after cutting out the square, cut away the areas I wanted paint on with an X-Acto knife, sprayed with Krylon fusion, and removed the label stock that was masking the clear areas. :) 
     

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