Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

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Is this orange enough?

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myglaren wrote: I wonder how an orange Xantia would look ...

Bloody awful :vomit1:
Yes, somehow I think you may be right Steve, I'm not sure orange would suit a Xantia. Mind you, I can't picture what an orange one might look like.

I'm surprised we've not seen any yet. Red paint often fades down to orange and through this mechanism there are a few very orange 205s and 405s knocking around and they look OK.

Maybe someone can photoshop an orange Xanta?

What I'd really like to see is a yellow Xantia, painted in the same shade of darkish yellow as some Saxos were in the late 90s.

Or, failing that, a Xantia in the 306 D Turbo metallic Blaze Yellow :D

I reckon either of those colours would look very good...

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What about the "Fatstangs" and Camaros of the late '60s/early '70s? Orange seemed to suit them well.

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Xac wrote:Is this orange enough?

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That looks all right that does...

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Can you do me a yellow one please Xac?

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I like my daughter's yellow Saab 900 cabriolet but I really don't think it would suit a Xantia.

I definitely don't like the orange one above^

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Yellow?

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Too green - like puke, the reaction it induces.

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Thats a very red orange in that Xant ... bright orane would not suit it. Might just get some emulsion and a roller and see ... :twisted:

Jim, I think you mean Mango? Or that was what Citroen called it. The Taxis in this town are painted a not too unsimilar colour, I hate it. There are all sorts of cars in that Taxi colour and none of them suit it. There did used to be a couple of Xantias but they are long gone, as is the one elderly C5.

Some cars suit bright and lairy colours but not many and rarely big cars.

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Actually, I have a mate desperately trying to rid himself of a Xsara in that colour - nobody will have it.

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One thing that Volvo used to be absolute masters at were revolting colours.
Haven't seen any recent examples though.

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Refresh (ctrl+F5) as I've updated the colours, can't do much with the yellow unless I spend longer doing it because of the base colour.

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The coolest coffee ever :)
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...And an MKI break

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I like the block heater connection. :D

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addo wrote:I like the block heater connection. :D
Yeah, i have mine right next to the fog light, never used it though :D

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Nice to see a H-Van being used for something.

There is a very nice H kicking about which does pizzas - the best pizzas too! Its got a full wood buring stove on board and the food is lovely from it.

There is a H-Van being restored quite local to me to be a food van at shows, think its about done now.

A fairly local restaurant used a Hvan as an advert, it didnt seem to move much, it just parked on the high street in the village. Nice to see though.

Until a few years back they were popular sites as frites vans by the side of the road in France, dont see them now though.