Body kit color... paint? - Honda Civic Forum



Member's Rides Show off your rides progression thru mods or post up your detail job and that new mod. Your goal: make everyone jealous!

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-17-2006   #1
Registered!!
Thread Starter
 
XxmanglerxX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Wheeling,IL
Age: 31
Posts: 235
Rep Power: 147
XxmanglerxX is a jewel in the roughXxmanglerxX is a jewel in the roughXxmanglerxX is a jewel in the roughXxmanglerxX is a jewel in the rough
Question Body kit color... paint?

Im about to get my hands on a body kit and it will need to repainted. I have a Coupe EX in SSM but for some crazy idea I thought about painting the body kit black. I have black tail and my headlights are going be blacked out with a retro fit... Would it depend on the body kit if I should paint it black? I also want to go with a black OEM spoiler to accent the kit If I were to paint it black...

To paint or not to paint black is the question...

And top all that off I got a buddy who could do a custom Honda emblem painting on my hood which I think would look good as well... personal opinion though.

Id also want to go with some black 15 Rotas... that would be pushing it though if not Id go with Gunmetal.

Any comments are welcome good/bad?

Looking for a fresh look I guess...

Body kit Im in the process of getting...


My car at the moment...
XxmanglerxX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2006   #2
Registered!!
iTrader: (4)
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 772
Rep Power: 154
vacivic2005 is a jewel in the roughvacivic2005 is a jewel in the roughvacivic2005 is a jewel in the roughvacivic2005 is a jewel in the rough
RICE.

unless youre going 2 tone, like paint the whole bottom half another color.
vacivic2005 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2006   #3
Ride BMX
iTrader: (1)
 
Mutha Fn FBM 85's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: 313
Age: 32
Posts: 2,563
Rep Power: 177
Mutha Fn FBM 85 will become famous soon enoughMutha Fn FBM 85 will become famous soon enough
you might as well leave it unpainted cuz thats how its going to seem painted. its gonna look like you didnt have enough money to paint it the right color.
Mutha Fn FBM 85 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2006   #4
Electric Boogaloo...
iTrader: (6)
 
PopcornPlaya's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Want to play a game?
Age: 34
Posts: 4,471
Rep Power: 229
PopcornPlaya is a splendid one to beholdPopcornPlaya is a splendid one to beholdPopcornPlaya is a splendid one to beholdPopcornPlaya is a splendid one to beholdPopcornPlaya is a splendid one to beholdPopcornPlaya is a splendid one to beholdPopcornPlaya is a splendid one to beholdPopcornPlaya is a splendid one to beholdPopcornPlaya is a splendid one to beholdPopcornPlaya is a splendid one to behold
Dude, if you're going with a two tone scheme, paint it up to the body line, at least, and the top half of the car another color. And, should you do that, make sure you choose an accent colot to pin stripe to seperate teh two colors. It'll look stupid with just the kit painted.
PopcornPlaya is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2006   #5
Registered!!
iTrader: (2)
 
korn10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Age: 34
Posts: 215
Rep Power: 0
korn10 is an unknown quantity at this point
i prefered in the same color, maybe you could paint some parts of body in black

like this

korn10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2006   #6
Registered!!
 
simplicated1979's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: bk, new york
Age: 38
Posts: 569
Rep Power: 153
simplicated1979 will become famous soon enoughsimplicated1979 will become famous soon enough
paint the kit SSm I agree with what the guys said..it'll look horrible unless you do the 2 tone the right way. I say paint the Kit SSM and some frigging gunmetal rims with silver polish lip will melt me before Summer...
simplicated1979 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2006   #7
Registered!!
iTrader: (2)
 
bOoStEd042dr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: michigan
Age: 32
Posts: 1,322
Rep Power: 173
bOoStEd042dr will become famous soon enoughbOoStEd042dr will become famous soon enough
ssm....only..not 2tone
bOoStEd042dr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2006   #8
THE LONE STAR STATE
iTrader: (10)
 
texascivic2k1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Age: 35
Posts: 1,520
Rep Power: 197
texascivic2k1 is a glorious beacon of lighttexascivic2k1 is a glorious beacon of lighttexascivic2k1 is a glorious beacon of lighttexascivic2k1 is a glorious beacon of lighttexascivic2k1 is a glorious beacon of lighttexascivic2k1 is a glorious beacon of light
IMO I wouldn't go with just painting the body kit. Might be different (if done right) with a lip kit.

Also in my opinion that body kit would look better with bigger rims than just 15's.
texascivic2k1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2006   #9
Boobies are the mans tinkertoys
iTrader: (12)
 
dp_yz713's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Lafayette, LA
Age: 30
Posts: 2,829
Rep Power: 185
dp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to behold
yah like texaxcivic said. 15s are too small for that big body kit. just go with 17s and that kit
dp_yz713 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2006   #10
Registered!!
iTrader: (10)
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: cerritos, ca
Posts: 788
Rep Power: 156
TOEnail is a jewel in the roughTOEnail is a jewel in the roughTOEnail is a jewel in the roughTOEnail is a jewel in the rough
paint the kit the same color...trust me i have pics to prove it.



this is what my 7thgen use to look like when i was going thru my ricer stage. hopefully this pic helps you realize what ur about to do.
TOEnail is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2006   #11
Boobies are the mans tinkertoys
iTrader: (12)
 
dp_yz713's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Lafayette, LA
Age: 30
Posts: 2,829
Rep Power: 185
dp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to behold
if that picture doenst do it then nothing will hahha
dp_yz713 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2006   #12
< My future wife.
iTrader: (15)
 
armieo's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Rockville, MD
Age: 36
Posts: 6,013
Rep Power: 244
armieo is a splendid one to beholdarmieo is a splendid one to beholdarmieo is a splendid one to beholdarmieo is a splendid one to beholdarmieo is a splendid one to beholdarmieo is a splendid one to beholdarmieo is a splendid one to beholdarmieo is a splendid one to beholdarmieo is a splendid one to beholdarmieo is a splendid one to beholdarmieo is a splendid one to behold
Wow did you paint your tires too or is that just your shietty cellphone camera?
armieo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2006   #13
Registered!!
iTrader: (10)
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: cerritos, ca
Posts: 788
Rep Power: 156
TOEnail is a jewel in the roughTOEnail is a jewel in the roughTOEnail is a jewel in the roughTOEnail is a jewel in the rough
yea i painted the tires...the paintjob was really nice but i seriously need to get rid of them and get new rims
TOEnail is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2006   #14
Registered!!
 
jrb121180's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: nc
Age: 37
Posts: 302
Rep Power: 148
jrb121180 will become famous soon enough
i wouldnt do it unless you could tie it in with some black graphics down the side. i left my lip black because i have black rims,but a lip is not nearly as big as a bumper
jrb121180 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2006   #15
Registered!!
Thread Starter
 
XxmanglerxX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Wheeling,IL
Age: 31
Posts: 235
Rep Power: 147
XxmanglerxX is a jewel in the roughXxmanglerxX is a jewel in the roughXxmanglerxX is a jewel in the roughXxmanglerxX is a jewel in the rough
Thanks for your responses...

I was talking to a local paint shop about a 2 tone and it would take time and not to say money.

It being a daily driver I just might go with SSM and put some 17's.

That picture should be shreaded and burned... No offense... Jk
XxmanglerxX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2006   #16
Boobies are the mans tinkertoys
iTrader: (12)
 
dp_yz713's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Lafayette, LA
Age: 30
Posts: 2,829
Rep Power: 185
dp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to beholddp_yz713 is a splendid one to behold
hahaha smart choice man. it would cost you the same to paint it black and look ugly as it would to paint it silver and look good
dp_yz713 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Honda Civic Forum Replies Last Post
Honda civic by ejk9 by secci modifiche naokigoffi Member's Rides 2 08-30-2015 07:19 PM
General car upgrades, 99 HX manual henrytn 6th Generation Civic 1 08-11-2015 11:01 PM
Paint warranty extension denied masongap 8th & 9th Generation Civic 3 08-04-2015 10:20 AM
'96-'98 Auto Transmission rebuild question estes53 Mechanical Problems/Vehicle Issues and Fix-it Forum 0 07-20-2015 11:43 PM
Restoring Stock Hubcaps / Wheel Covers BootyDo Wheels, Tires & Brakes 2 07-07-2015 07:06 AM


Tags
2005, body, civic, color, honda, kit, kits, lip, painting

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:34 PM.


All Content Copyright 2017 CivicForums.com We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.