Date: Tue, 03 May 2005 01:24:00 GMT
From: Saab Guy <>
Subject: Re: Painting my SAAB - Taking votes

Dexter J, Hello again! Are you enjoying the Saab videos I've made available in an earlier post above? SaabGuy On Tue, 03 May 2005 01:05:44 GMT "Dexter J" <> wrote: > Salutations: > > On Mon, 02 May 2005 20:14:01 -0400, ma_twain <> wrote: > > 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. > >> Thanks a ton guys! > >> -LC > > > > A nice metallic black :-) > > A dignified color choice in an undignified time. My personal choice and > current issue too. SAAB always seems to look better in black tie. > > However, when the moon is full and the jar is empty, I have always though > that it would be a total hoot to actually chrome a SAAB 900 and mirror the > windows to match. Then - recess the grill completely flat with retractable > lights like an old Charger. But then, there just doesn't seem any way to > chrome the roof, pillars and rear quarters to match. > > They claim that some of the new paints are *pretty close* - but not really > the full monty from what I've seen. That said - an all mirror C900T > blowing by you on the highway at night would really be a show stopper > given the shape and stance. > > I wonder how they pull it off on passenger airliners? Is that actually > polished aluminium skin and if so, how to they keep it so clean? > > -- > > Radio Free Dexterdyne Top Tune o'be-do-da-day > Mr Ray Charles - Mess Around > > > all tunes - no cookies no subscription no weather no ads > no news no phone in no sign up required - all the Time

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