Neighbor hates my project. Photoshop it fugly


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Like the title says. My neighbor called code enforcement on me for a ranger rolling chassis sitting beside my house. So to comply with the code enforcement inspector I moved it out of sight from the road which is conveniently about 20 feet from his back porch. Now since this was just gonna be a track toy I don't care how it looks. Right now I'm thinking neon/glittery green and orange zebra stripes with some kind of awful stars or flames coming back. Give it your best shot, have some fun, and photoshop this truck or another 98+ ranger as fugly and eye-soreish as possible.
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There was a kid a couple years ahead of me in high school, he had a old rusty Nova (the nice bodystyle) that was like 5 different colors. He "fixed it" by wrapping the whole thing in duct tape. :icon_thumby:
 

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My neighbor called code enforcement on me for a ranger rolling chassis sitting beside my house. So to comply with the code enforcement inspector I moved it out of sight from the road which is conveniently about 20 feet from his back porch.
Where you at? You're lucky, in some towns you can't have an unregistered car anywhere on your property.
 

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Don't live in any of those places. Live where you can shoot guns and pee off your porch and build a wind break of automobile cadavers across the front of your yard. You get to pick where you live. Lots of towns are run by the 3 people that go to the meetings and run for the council and make all the rules. If you don't want to be an angry grass-roots politician, move.

Love that you could drag the truck into closer view of your neighbor and meet the village code. I have a similar situation at my other property. The neighbor that moved in recently had the property line surveyed and found that for the last 20 years I had the whole thing wrong. I lost a driveway to him in court--but the new line means I can build a dirt bike trail 40 feet from his kitchen window. And the best part is--I don't live there--I can just show up, make noise, and go home.

Point is--go ugly with the paint: at least on the side of the truck he can see. It doesn't have to be the same paint on both sides of the truck.
 

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Neon green and orange zebra stripes sounds great. Maybe toss some bright pink on there somewhere lol.


I could never live in an area with rules like that haha. Don't get it. But to each their own.
 

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I know this is an older thread, but I would do something like this for the daytime.


Then this for nighttime.


I hate nosy, meddling neighbors that cause issues.
 

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Where you at? You're lucky, in some towns you can't have an unregistered car anywhere on your property.
Easy way to solve that is to park so your plate can't be seen from the road. Anyone who calls you on it has to admit they were trespassing first.


That's how my BII has been since I took the plates off it. You have to walk up my driveway, and go around behind the vehicle to see that it isn't registered, and then I can have the person who reported it charged with criminal trespass.
 
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Easy way to solve that is to park so your plate can't be seen from the road. Anyone who calls you on it has to admit they were trespassing first.


That's how my BII has been since I took the plates off it. You have to walk up my driveway, and go around behind the vehicle to see that it isn't registered, and then I can have the person who reported it charged with criminal trespass.
That's good to know. :icon_thumby:
 

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That's good to know. :icon_thumby:
Check your local ordinances about trespassing.

A few towns over there is a borough with an ordinance that says in addition to being registered all cars must have current safety stickers or they can be towed as "derelict" and its an area that is heavy on street-side parking. Their rules say that if you have a car parked on the street or in a shared lot (like at an apartment building), but under a car cover, lifting the cover to check the stickers is also criminal trespass on private property. Lifting that car cover has the same legal penalty as going into someone's back yard and having a BBQ without permission.
 

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Interesting.

Who goes to that much effort though?
 

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Interesting.

Who goes to that much effort though?
It happens. A few years ago one of my dad's friends, who lives in said next town over, had this issue. One of his cars failed inspection, and while he decided what to do with it, fix or junk, he threw a cover over it, and actually caught one of his neighbors who he has had repeated problems with snooping.

I see it at the store I work at part time too. People from a trailer park nearby come in looking for car covers because the land lord is giving them trouble over uninspected cars.
 

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It happens. A few years ago one of my dad's friends, who lives in said next town over, had this issue. One of his cars failed inspection, and while he decided what to do with it, fix or junk, he threw a cover over it, and actually caught one of his neighbors who he has had repeated problems with snooping.

I see it at the store I work at part time too. People from a trailer park nearby come in looking for car covers because the land lord is giving them trouble over uninspected cars.
I see.

I just remembered about 3 years ago, my former neighbor came and snopped under a tarp I had covering trash. There was an ongoing issue with the previous renter not paying a garbage disposal fee, and the garbage truck wouldn't pick up OUR trash since our address still had a balance on it. We ended up not paying their $360 balance, and won that battle.

The neighbor walked into our yard/driveway, lifted the tarp, and kept it off. She reported it to the HOA.

We got a notice, a verbal warning via phone, and we were reminded that people are assholes. Now that I think about this, I want to go back and throw a brick through her window. She was a bitch to us multiple times. She didn't approve of my Ranger project either, even though it's got no hardcore body damage, it was inspected, street legal, and sounded and looked good (not loud, average paint, stock). She also called the HOA and said I was running a business in my garage (a friend's buddy had his car in my garage for months, and I do friends' oil changes and brakes for free as we hang out randomly). I've had full-time 8-5 jobs, and dressed in slacks.

Damn.

Neighbors. Ugh.

Thanks, ADSM, for dredging this up. :annoyed:

lol :icon_thumby:
 
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No problem. Maybe we should go over to the tailgate and start a Shitty Neighbor's thread.
 


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