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Old 01-31-2011, 04:34 PM   #1
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Rear blackout decal - matte or gloss?

A while back I saw another yellow Camaro & it had a blackout decal on the trunk lid. I think it was gloss, but I can't remember.
I want to get one, but I'm not sure if I should get matte to match the rally stripes, or get gloss. I'm leaning towards the gloss, but I don't want it to look out of place with the stripes. Any suggestions or pics?
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Old 01-31-2011, 04:44 PM   #2
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Go with the gloss!!! You can use turtle wax ice and it will shine up you're stock strips to match up!!!
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Old 01-31-2011, 04:45 PM   #3
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personally i prefer the matte look over gloss, but its really your decision

my suggestion would be to go with the one that will match your stripes best
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Old 01-31-2011, 04:48 PM   #4
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Guys, somehow when I was brushing the lint and dust off my car I received what looks like scratches on my stripes. Is there anyway to get these off or do I have to buy a new hood stripe?
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Old 01-31-2011, 06:28 PM   #5
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Old 01-31-2011, 07:27 PM   #6
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i went with matte to match my racing stripes and other vinyl work I had done (gills, gas cap and front blackout)
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Old 01-31-2011, 09:04 PM   #7
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I was looking at the Stillen splitter thread & really liked the look of the front blackout (beneath the headlights) too, so I may get that also. I'm definitely getting gill decals. I think the gills may look more realistic as gloss & I'd probably prefer the front blackout to be gloss too, so I'll probably go with gloss for the taillight blackout.
From gocougs' post, can black be waxed to to a gloss or semi-gloss?
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Old 02-01-2011, 03:56 PM   #8
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Well I used that turtle wax ice on the black and it gave it a nice shine...
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Old 02-01-2011, 04:47 PM   #9
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Old 02-01-2011, 04:49 PM   #10
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Old 02-01-2011, 05:58 PM   #11
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I went with Gloss and I think it looks good.
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