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#555249 - April 11th 2012 6:18 pm Re: GALAXY CRUISER [Re: cjhardcore]
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I like the blue,its different and looks good in day time also grin Everyone has "Smoked"colored this and that.......
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#555250 - April 11th 2012 6:19 pm Re: GALAXY CRUISER [Re: cjhardcore]
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Blue is cool but black looks best and matches everything .. cool

Sweet_Spot ..there held on with Velcro so they are easily removable for night driving...at least mine were back in the 80's when I had them.. smile
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#555255 - April 11th 2012 6:25 pm Re: GALAXY CRUISER [Re: Galaxy]
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Registered: November 12th 2009 7:24 pm
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Loc: Green Bay, Wisconsin
Originally Posted By: Galaxy
I finished fabricating the new headlight covers for my van. I couldn't decide what color I liked better, black or blue. So I made a set of each. grin
I also had trouble deciding whether to use chrome or black edge molding. But since the chrome edge molding is sooo much harder to work with, I decided to install that first.








Okay vanners, now it's time for an opinion pole. What color do you think looks better on my van?
And do you like the chrome edge?

The black












Or the blue?
I know your thinking why blue? But keep in mind that there is blue in the pinstripe and in the van name mural. Also blue trim under the hood, which is open when I show. Here are a couple pics to show the blue on the van.






And here are the blue covers.










What do ya think?



I also want to share a tip with you guys. When working with edge molding it's best to warm it with a heat gun before installing. (makes it pliable and melts the glue) But I forgot to grab my heat gun and was working at home. So after cutting the molding to size, I put the strips in the oven at 100* for about ten minutes. Worked better then it ever did using a heat gun!


I like black........

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#555257 - April 11th 2012 6:35 pm Re: GALAXY CRUISER [Re: HighwayStar]
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Originally Posted By: HighwayStar
Blue is cool but black looks best and matches everything .. cool

Sweet_Spot ..there held on with Velcro so they are easily removable for night driving...at least mine were back in the 80's when I had them.. smile


I should have seen that coming....DOH!
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#555290 - April 11th 2012 9:12 pm Re: GALAXY CRUISER [Re: Galaxy]
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Registered: November 08th 2008 5:45 pm
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Black just looks so damn good, but the blue is also pretty cool looking. Think of em like sunglasses, different pair for different occasions....like blue blockers for a van
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#555297 - April 11th 2012 9:32 pm Re: GALAXY CRUISER [Re: Galaxy]
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Black & chrome cheers


Makes me want a set for my Ford.
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#555307 - April 11th 2012 10:25 pm Re: GALAXY CRUISER [Re: Galaxy]
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Registered: September 27th 2009 10:02 pm
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Loc: Rding,pa
I'm in for blue...gives it that 70s' aviator sun glass look and it's different.
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#555321 - April 11th 2012 11:03 pm Re: GALAXY CRUISER [Re: Galaxy]
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Registered: November 14th 2002 12:00 pm
Posts: 1230
Loc: Morris Plains, NJ USA
What an awesome upgrade!! I like the black better.
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#555324 - April 11th 2012 11:12 pm Re: GALAXY CRUISER [Re: Galaxy]
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Registered: July 26th 2009 3:08 pm
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Loc: Maryland
They both look cool but I think the black with the chrome trim looks best on the front.
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#555328 - April 11th 2012 11:28 pm Re: GALAXY CRUISER [Re: Galaxy]
vanfun Offline
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Registered: September 07th 2009 8:04 pm
Posts: 1978
Loc: Hartville OH
I see where you are going with the blue but....You want to be groovy or cool? lol The black is cool IMO
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