Van Halen Inspired Paint Job

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Van Halen Inspired Paint Job

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I've been a fan since elementary school. R.I.P. Eddie
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Nicely done ! What a great concept
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All I need is a license plate that says "OU812" :lol:

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Bad ass!!! Could go with 1984 or 5150 too.

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Basher67 wrote: Fri Mar 05, 2021 2:54 am All I need is a license plate that says "OU812" :lol:
I have multiple passwords with "OU812" imcorporated into them!

This place being one of them.

Can't forget it.
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Late last year I was thinking about an Eddie scheme on a B3 body I needed to spray. Ended up with a homage to the Presidential election. :wink: :mrgreen:
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Basher67 wrote: Fri Mar 05, 2021 2:54 am All I need is a license plate that says "OU812" :lol:
For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge, anyone? :mrgreen:
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Coelacanth wrote: Fri Mar 05, 2021 3:52 pm
Basher67 wrote: Fri Mar 05, 2021 2:54 am All I need is a license plate that says "OU812" :lol:
For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge, anyone? :mrgreen:
I still remember when that album came out. I was in high school and my friend and I would drive around in his chevy s10 blasting that album. Good times. 8)

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I was going to paint my vonats car with a similar scheme also. I'm going to make an homage body just didn't get to it yet. simple, effective, and instantly recongizable.

Love it.

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The history of Van Halen brings back all kinds of memories from throughout my youth. From rocking the air guitar as a kid and getting excited every time they released a new album throughout my school years. I remember how upsetting it was when Roth left the band, but Hagar quickly grew on me. I was living in Reno, NV in the late 90's and they were absolutely hated in that area at the time. Four years in a row, if my memory serves me, they were scheduled for sold out concerts in Reno, and every year, the night before the concert, they would party so hard at Sammy Hagar's bar in Tahoe, they would cancel at the last minute. :lol: I'm not sure if they ever actually played Reno or not. I was also a big fan of Pantera and when Eddie gave his yellow/black Van Halen II guitar to be buried with Dimebag Darrel after his murder, I was choked up about it. Awesome rock star history. When I picture Eddie Van Halen in my head, I always think of him playing the Eruption solo on that red/white/black guitar.

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Nice result !! I sometimes imagined a similar paint job on a buggy , i still have a few clear bodies to paint so will have to think about it 8)

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As a guitar shredder.. I approve of this paint job! Looks great!
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