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"Not all those who wander are lost"
Nothing toughens up a Jeep like a classic WW2 Jeep star, right?
Alpha Vinyl is a company that makes hood backout decals for Jeeps. They also do custom vinyl lettering and racing stripes for all you... fast and furious type folks. I stumbled across what they do one day, and sure am glad i did.
Several weeks ago I saw a picture of one of their hood blackouts and thought, man thats cool! What a great way to personalize, and give a Jeep a custom look . Did a little homework, and was even more impressed. For anywhere from $40 to $70 bucks you can change the look of your Jeep! Here are a few of their designs.
There are plenty to choose from on their website, and don't forget... you can always customize your own!
Application was a piece of cake. Now, you can order up an application kit from Alpha Vinyl direct for just a few bucks. The kit will give you everything you need to install, and there's a YouTube video from the crew to show you what to do. What I did however, worked like a charm! A bucket of soapy water, a rag, and Alpha Vinyl's custom little squeegee was all it took.
First, make sure you clean the hood. Get it nice and wet with that soapy water, place the decal where you want it, then squeegee it down. Piece of cake! To be clear... that just worked for me. By no means am i a pro, or even know what the heck I'm doing half the time, so apply your decal at your own risk, however you want. :-)
Alpha Vinyl's customer service was the best too! If you want to do something custom, without emptying out your wallet, and can use a great crew to help you through the process... Give them a look! www.alphavinyl.com
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