Posts Tagged ‘paint’

Paint Be Gone

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

If you have ever attempted to remove paint by sanding it down with either the assistance of a power tool or by hand, you know the daunting task that it can be. In some cases, compete removal of the paint on a truck isn’t required, and stripping a panel, or an area is just enough to get the job done.

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Color Blind – A Masterful Chevy with Plenty of Detail

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

white silverado lead

Eye catching is usually used in reference to trucks with plenty of flash, and splashed in bright colors. However, in the case of Tim Donelson’s Silverado, dubbed “Color Blind” he went another direction completely, yet the truck still catches eyes at every sow. The body was kept entirely white inside and out, it was a risk, but one that Tim was willing to take. To make a bold statement, Tim knew that he would have to pull out a few tricks rarely seen before to make the truck stand out against a sea of flashy trucks in the Texas state. Once all was said and done, the truck hit the show circuit in force snagging Best Of trophies at every event it attended. Thankfully, the white color hides the drool that onlookers are sure to leave after examining all of the unique bodywork and cleanliness of the truck.

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Texas Shop Special – Status

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Status shop

If you’re looking for that one stop custom shop in Dallas, then look no further than Status, just a few miles from the big city in Rockwall. The shop offers everything from bolt-on lifts and lowering, frame and suspension fabrication, body and custom paint work, as well as custom audio installs. Whether you have a hot rod, muscle car or a flat-on-the-ground custom truck, Status is your stop for all things custom. While a relatively new shop, its history is long. Before Status, owners Rich and Julie Stokes owned Stoked Out Specialties, which specialized in hot rod and muscle car builds, along with the occasional custom truck complete with hot rod styling and stances that were flat on the ground. Recently, they decided to venture in a different direction and focus on trucks and muscle cars, while still maintaining their roots in the hot rod market. Enter Status. (more…)