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Old 01-30-2011, 08:07 PM   #1
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Put a Boss stripe kit on the 5.0

Came out looking pretty good, if I say so myself.

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Old 01-30-2011, 08:15 PM   #2
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I'd say better than good. It looks incredible!
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Old 01-30-2011, 08:29 PM   #3
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But your car is not a BOSS 302. Yes it looks good, but I could not do that.
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Old 01-30-2011, 08:33 PM   #4
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But your car is not a BOSS 302. Yes it looks good, but I could not do that.
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Old 01-30-2011, 08:34 PM   #5
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But your car is not a BOSS 302. Yes it looks good, but I could not do that.
I went with the 1970 style stripes instead of the 1969, people will know it's not the current one. It's more of a project car anyway; I plan on putting in a shaker hood and souping it up a bit. There's no way I'd be able to afford the actual Boss, so I figured the next best thing is to create my own. At least it has a 302 in it.
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Old 01-30-2011, 08:34 PM   #6
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Look better if it was on a boss..
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Old 01-30-2011, 08:46 PM   #7
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People that know nothing about cars will think it's a Boss 302 and those that know cars will scoff at you as a poser wannabe. The stripe and 302 part is fine but I would have omitted the "BOSS" script.

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Old 01-30-2011, 09:11 PM   #8
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Why would you do this?
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Old 01-30-2011, 09:12 PM   #9
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Why would you do this?
Because I like the '70 style boss stripes.
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Old 01-30-2011, 09:15 PM   #10
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Stripes are one thing but it says Boss. You bought a 5.0.
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Old 01-30-2011, 09:25 PM   #11
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I think it looks good, but I'm with everyone else. I would have left out the Boss, but I would assume that it probably only comes that way
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Old 01-30-2011, 09:30 PM   #12
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I think it looks great. I find it amusing when grown "men" get their panties in a bunch over decals. Just to really piss em off - Id throw a cobra emblem on there too.
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Old 01-30-2011, 09:31 PM   #13
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Stripes are one thing but it says Boss. You bought a 5.0.
I never intended to make the car look like something it isn't. I'm not trying to emulate the 2012 Boss 302; it's a tribute car to the 1970 Boss 302. It's still a work in progress.
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Old 01-30-2011, 10:13 PM   #14
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It does look good but I don't like the Boss 302 poser theme. You can say "it's a work in progress" but the bottom line is your car will never be a real Boss 302.....regardless if you swap every Boss 302 part on your car. I suggest removing the "Boss" decal and replace it with something unique. Gotta love that Grabber Blue! Best color on late model Mustangs for sure.
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