What Color to Paint Truck?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by BrandonH, Jan 11, 2004.

  1. greenngrow

    greenngrow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 403

    White is the best when comes to lettering.
    I just recently had two of my trucks painted white. Now they all are white and have lettering on the side.

    One thing you may want to look at when getting your truck lettered. The tail gate is a good place to advertise your business....

    There was a guy I saw in a turf mag that had all his trucks painted PINK.

    He said that they really stood out and people recognized the trucks when they saw them.
  2. PLI1

    PLI1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 254

    There is a LCO in my area and his trucks are yellow. There is a roofer in the area and their trucks are PINK!!! Talk about standing out in a crowd. In my case, my trucks and trailers are green. I think one of the best ways to stick out besides your vehicle color is to keep them as clean as possible and presentable. Even older trucks can be kept nice. You don't get a second chance to make a first impression!
  3. Scott Wachtel

    Scott Wachtel LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    In my area everybody and their brother has red trucks.Thats basicly how you know they're landscapers.There is one company that runs all dark-blue but for the most part everybody's red. If you want to have a nice clean look that graphics will still look good on try gray.
  4. bayfish

    bayfish LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 641

    I prefer white because it does'nt show dirt as easily and if you purchase used trucks, it matches up with any interior. I know that sounds anal, but I like things to match up.

    BTW Turfmower, that is a great looking GMC.
  5. Lawn Services Plus

    Lawn Services Plus LawnSite Member
    Messages: 29

    im thinking of 2 tone of white and green-bought a truck this way
    and decided to paint my others to match/
  6. dishboy

    dishboy LawnSite Fanatic
    from zone 6
    Messages: 6,057

    I like white or green.
  7. Potchkins

    Potchkins LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 570

    i like white myself but,
    tan would be a good choice also
  8. Tscape

    Tscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,370

    Mine is black with green lettering on a white background. (the Type is set on white that exactly matches the shape of the white background. Kind of a shadow effect, but no offset) I like it. Looks good and black trucks are easy to find in the future.
  9. BrandonH

    BrandonH LawnSite Member
    Messages: 138

    Well I finally got my truck painted and the logo and lettering put on today. Here are some pics.

    truck #1.jpg
  10. BrandonH

    BrandonH LawnSite Member
    Messages: 138

    Another one:

    truck #2.jpg

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