What Are Some Custom Paint Ideas for Trucks?


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Paint ideas for trucks can be found at car dealerships, in magazines, in photographs and even on Hot Wheels cars. While some truck enthusiasts favor brightly colored, highly detailed airbrush work, others prefer a two-toned paint job, often done with high quality pearl shades.

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The most common flamboyant truck paint designs are flames and skulls or even a combination of both. Though those designs are not the most original, they are popular and can look good if painted in a unique way. Visiting a truck show or a body shop that does a lot of custom truck work is a good way to learn what other truck enthusiasts are doing with their vehicles and also can provide ideas for any body modifications, which are best installed before doing the paint job.

For an aggressive-looking paint job, Hot Wheels toys and models are an interesting way to get ideas for painting or to practice paint ideas on a smaller scale, and are also useful as examples when taking a vehicle into a body shop to be repainted. Another option which is more detailed than a verbal description is a 3D rendering or an edited image, made in Adobe Photoshop or similar image editing suite.

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