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I think you may be overthinking this. Parallax means the appearance will vary depending on the distance and angle between the viewer and the truck, so unless there's some ISO standard reference point for racing stripe viewing, whatever shape looks right at (say) six feet will look off from 40' away in the opposite lane, and vice versa. I'd base any line ...


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I'd agree with Juann Strauss' comment. Try drawing the shape of the stripes out on the car with masking tape, then adjusting until they look right to you. Once you've got a shape you're happy with, run a new strip of tape along the outside of the ones you've just drawn, and peel off the original (so you've now got the paint you're keeping masked instead of ...


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Seriously, $700 would not even start to fix this issue. This is probably $10-15,000 worth of work there ... easily. If the car was in perfect shape, it would only be worth $5,000 at the outside. My suggestion to you is, treat this as a throw away car and drive it until the wheels fall off. Save your money and purchase something which will actually be ...


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The rust your photo depicts is normal for the steel components on any vehicle. New or used. You can go review the undersides of new vehicles at a car lot and see that many will show rust right off the delivery truck. Most of the cast steel components will show signs of iron oxide anywhere in the country. Oxygen and Iron is all that it really takes. ...



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