Camo trucks and cars

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by lead, Sep 30, 2005.

  1. lead

    lead Active Member

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    This might just be a Missouri thing but, hunting seasons are near and I've started to see the old trucks and cars with camo paint jobs driving around town. It's not too unusual to see the trucks, but I've seen two Ford LTD's and one Dodge in home made camo. I don't know where they keep them the rest of the year, you don't see them in summer, but they are out now.
    Anyone want to admit to being the proud owner of one of these beauties? Better yet, got any pics to show off?
  2. gunfreakboy

    gunfreakboy New Member

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    Not me but I once saw a Dodge van with another half van on top and it was covered with green indoor/outdoor carpet. What a sight.
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    Remember that water soluable paint they had back in the school days.... ?? :D

    Gram is rolling over in her grave as we speak....

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    I don't own one but there are few of those around here. What doesn't make sense is that they are inner city vehicles, I don't think these things have ever seen a dirt road, much less off road.

    I always wanted to ask "What is the point of the camo paint job if it makes your car MORE visiable?"
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    we got the same thing in ny. i would love to camo my truck, but they have this film like window tint that comes in huge rolls that will do a whole truck.
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    dcd_enterprises New Member

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    A buddy of mine has a camoed Ford Festiva, of all things, as if they were too easy to spot to begin with, and drives it 52 miles one way everyday to work.
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    I used to be a member of a VW club. One of the members had a urban camo 1988 GTI.
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    Oh, I don't know. I've got an old Suburban (1990) K1500 that's not only seen a dirt road (lots) but also been off-road on the back trails of deer camp.

    It ain't camo, though.
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  10. Marlin T

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    Is this camo enough for you?

    85 Chevy K20 with Detroit locker.

    350 bored out 30 over

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  11. Terry G

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    My brother-in-law ( I know it's a miracle, but I really like him), has been in the car business all his life, and say's trade in value on a camo'ed vehicle will be at the bottom rung no matter the mileage and condition. The cost of professional re-painting would be prohibitive on most vehicles to try to recoup trade-in value. Something to think about.
  12. Michael G

    Michael G New Member

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    I never did understand why someone would design the outside of their vehicle in all camo.....and then put big chrome wheels on it.

    Maybe if they covered all the metal on the vehicle with little tiny mirrors they could hide in any terrain and the chrome wheels wouldn't stand out so much????
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    Those are VERY far from crome by the way.
  14. Michael G

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    Sorry Marlin T. I wasn't referring to your ride. Uuuuuhh, nice paint job?
  15. Terry G

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    Kind of reminds me of the big status symbol several years back with monster Mudding four wheel drive pick ups. Front and rear stainless steel bumpers, four foot high tires that cost what a new semi-automatic handgun went for (each!). Roll bars, you name it. I'll bet not one in twenty ever left a paved road.
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    Yep, they spend twenty thousand dollars to raise it up and trick it out and it never sees dirt. Now that just makes a lot of sense.
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    Does it make sence to haul a 4X8 ft. load of "air" with a truck that gets 10MPG? :eek:Us folks out here in dirt road america are always amazed at all the "city trucks" roaming around with not a scratch in the box after years of wasting gas hauling all that air around. Maybe some day they will figure out just how expensive this really is.:rolleyes: Please don't flame me all you truck lovers, just my observation. Yes I have one to for work, ( I am a farmer after all) and there is usually something in the bed at all times.:p I guess I am really a car lover at heart. Trucks are for those who really need one to "haul" something they need for work. Other wise I drive a car for the gas milage. Trucks with wings and hood scoops are an oxymoron.... if you want to Really go Fast, a car will kick a trucks arse!:p;):D JMHO. Best reguards Kirk
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    Well, it's not mine... just an interesting camo car I found while surfing the net a while back.

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  19. Michael G

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    Does it make sence to haul a 4X8 ft. load of "air" with a truck that gets 10MPG

    About as much sense as seeing a car go down the road with a couple of sheets of plywood tied to the roof of a mercedes?????
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