Date: Tue, 03 May 2005 04:19:47 +0100
From: Pooh Bear <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com>
Subject: Re: Painting my SAAB - Taking votes


LC wrote: > I'm going to paint my dull and dingy C900 this summer. I'd like to take a > vote as to what color I should paint this beast. It was an edwardian grey > at one time long ago, but would like to go different. The interior is a > beige cloth. > If you have a vote, and would like to share, that would be great. Pictures > of a vehicle painted this color would be awesome, or just a shot of the > color would work as well. I think a metallic is a must for a great vehicle. Mind you - have you seen those *mica* filled paints ? I like the silvery golds myself. I owned a couple of Vauxhall ( GM - UK ) Cavaliers with a great colour that wasn't *quite* silver or gold but had a hint of gold and tended to 'adopt' the colour of its' surroundings. Rather nice. Everyone agreed it was a way cool colour. My neighbour called it 'oyster' IIRC. Does that appeal ? I can offer the GM UK paint code if you like. There are actually 2 similar colours - one with a hint more gold than the other - but they both have the same trick of being chameleon-like. It goes well with beige interiors too btw ! Graham

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