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Old 8/9/05, 09:24 PM   #1
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does ne1 have ne pics of hoods with scoops that had stripes put on? Thanks a bunch!
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Here is a pic of mine with the Roush scoop striped...
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Old 8/10/05, 08:56 AM   #3
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wow....wow. lol thats really nice looking. I have a shadow gray 04...but i cant afford to paint the stripes on so im looking at vinal and that pesky hood scoop keeps getting in the way
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Julie, did you see my post from the other day about painting the hood and hood scoop and using vinyl for the rest to save some money? It would work and then you could always paint the rest later.

Acadian's car is one of the best examples of what the stripes should look like on the 05, especially why you need to stripe the hood scoop.
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Yeah, I saw the post...but I work at a fast food place lol so not to much $$$...Ive seen some pictures of people doing what looks like 10 in stripes, and they go over the scoop, but they dont cover the side of the scoop...the pics wernt that good tho so i dont know....
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wow....wow. lol thats really nice looking. I have a shadow gray 04...but i cant afford to paint the stripes on so im looking at vinal and that pesky hood scoop keeps getting in the way
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Thanks. The key to striping an '04 IMO is making the stripes smaller so they fit just inside of the scoop. And you can vinyl that easily. I'll post a couple SN95 pics below with stripes and scoops.

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wow those two pics are just what i wanted to see...those look like 8 in to me, what do you think?
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Those do look like 8" to me also. Either get 6" stripes if you like a big gap, or 8" (I think) with a small gap. Personally I like the latter.

I found this pic on a site selling 6" stripes. If these here are 6", my guess is the ones above are 8".
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yeah...thats the site im thinking of ording from ive heard great things about them! i also prefer the 8 in. w/ small gap....what can i say great minds think alike! heres a photoshop of what the 8 in would look like on mine....what do you guys think!
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I like that look a lot. Personally though, I would do black on shadow grey. I like the more subtle look between grey and blacl. But then again, I am a bit partial.

Make sure though if you get stripes to do your entire car... bumper to bumper. Adrenalin (the vinyl guru) will tell you the same thing.

By the way, are you going to put the stripes on yourself, or do you have someone who can do it? If you are near New Orleans, I can recommend someone.
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yeah...thats the site im thinking of ording from ive heard great things about them! i also prefer the 8 in. w/ small gap....what can i say great minds think alike! heres a photoshop of what the 8 in would look like on mine....what do you guys think!
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julie, have you looked in the SN 95 forum
http://forums.bradbarnett.net/index.php?showforum=92

There might be more examples of what you are looking for since yours in not an 05.
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wow....wow. lol thats really nice looking. I have a shadow gray 04...but i cant afford to paint the stripes on so im looking at vinal and that pesky hood scoop keeps getting in the way
My Solution of course would be remove the hood scoop, stripe the car with Vinyl and have the hood scoop stripes painted to match the vinyl.
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Here is a pic of mine with the Roush scoop striped...
Man that looks great, very nice
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Man that looks great, very nice
Thanks. Your car is looking pretty sweet too. Gotta love the red accents on MG.
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