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Re: A nice 2-tone, here's a Renault 4CV as a "starter for 10

Post by citronut » 17 Nov 2014, 10:02

NewcastleFalcon wrote:Now this qualifies for me as a nice two-tone

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is that were the double chevron company got the idea for the roll back roof on the dersh,

almost looks like the roof was an old bit of tent canvas or tarp they found in the corner of the factory

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Re: A nice 2-tone, here's a Renault 4CV as a "starter for 10

Post by citronut » 17 Nov 2014, 10:03

NewcastleFalcon wrote:Now this qualifies for me as a nice two-tone

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regards Neil

not only two tone but double chevron to boot,

is that were the double chevron company got the idea for the roll back roof on the dersh,

almost looks like the roof was an old bit of tent canvas or tarp they found in the corner of the factory

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Re: A nice 2-tone, here's a Renault 4CV as a "starter for 10

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 17 Nov 2014, 18:16

Buses, and old buses in particular liked a bit of two-tone, and even a bit of three-tone

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The liveries across the country of the various corporations and private operators, was a nice litttle bit of "vive la difference" as you travelled from one part of the Country to another. Newcastle City would be a sea of yellow at one time, our local buses were mostly red from the Northern General Transport Company, but there were also some nice Yellow and Cream with a touch of maroon offerings from the Venture Bus Company at Consett.

I presume this must be from 1963

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Yes I have had another bit of enjoyable wallow, there is so much detailed information and pictures from the bus enthusiast community, and this site is worth a visual peruse. The link goes to an index page, click on your local corporation/operator and do a bit of time travel!

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Re: A nice 2-tone, here's a Renault 4CV as a "starter for 10

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 17 Nov 2014, 22:16

Is CGAT well known in Citroen circles? Multiple tones here

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Re: A nice 2-tone, here's a Renault 4CV as a "starter for 10

Post by myglaren » 17 Nov 2014, 22:36

CGAT is quite special and unique. Well known to the majority here.

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Re: A nice 2-tone, here's a Renault 4CV as a "starter for 10

Post by BW » 17 Nov 2014, 22:44

Thanks for the link to the old buses. I used to be a conductor on many of those Blackpool trams and buses. Seems like yesterday!

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Re: A nice 2-tone, here's a Renault 4CV as a "starter for 10

Post by citronut » 17 Nov 2014, 22:53

CGAT is not just your common'al garden two or more tone she has a trick up her sleeve, as she has pearlescent paint, not sure how many colour pearl she is,

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Re: A nice 2-tone, here's a Renault 4CV as a "starter for 10

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 17 Nov 2014, 23:25

BW wrote:Thanks for the link to the old buses. I used to be a conductor on many of those Blackpool trams and buses. Seems like yesterday!
Pleased it jogged some memories, certainly did for me. I can't remember the trams in Newcastle, but definitely remember the trolley buses. I enjoyed the the occasional snippets of comments to accompany the photos...like this about the "Venture" bus from Consett

"The cream roofs which were introduced universally from about 1959 were a dubious choice given that Blackhill depot was situated almost underneath one of the sections of the Consett Iron Company. The infamous red dust ensured that a Blackhill bus could usually be distinguished from a High Spen bus without much difficulty!"

You cant really be nostalgic about the pollution from the Ironworks but it did stir up memories!

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Re: A nice 2-tone, here's a Renault 4CV as a "starter for 10

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 18 Nov 2014, 00:37

CitroJim wrote:
I really want to see a picture of an orange Xantia in the same shade as that orange Nash :wink:
Well, Citroen definitely do/did orange paint, not sure what the shade was called....it would be surprising if it was "orange"

Top candidate would be CITROËN MANDARINE AC437 1977 1980
but later oranges were
CITROËN ORANGE AERIEN NACRE KHU 2003 -
CITROËN ORANGE NASSAU KHM 2000 -

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Re: A nice 2-tone, here's a Renault 4CV as a "starter for 10

Post by citronut » 18 Nov 2014, 08:55

the orange i remember back in the 80's when i were a paint sprayer was
AC 329 GDR Orange Ténéré

but also the G used
AC 435 GKL/EKJ Rouge Géranium
this had at least 5 variants ranging from a very orange red ( not quite as orange as the G above ) to a full red red

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Re: A nice 2-tone, here's a Renault 4CV as a "starter for 10

Post by citronut » 18 Nov 2014, 10:27

does this cccccccccccccccccc ount asssssssssss a twooooooo tone paint job

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obviously she is not M BARE ASSSSSSSED

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Re: A nice 2-tone, here's a Renault 4CV as a "starter for 10

Post by CitroJim » 18 Nov 2014, 11:31

That orange GS is just gorgeous Neil :-D I've seen a few in the metal at rallies and they look even better...

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Re: A nice 2-tone, here's a Renault 4CV as a "starter for 10

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 18 Nov 2014, 16:30

citronut wrote:the orange i remember back in the 80's when i were a paint sprayer was
AC 329 GDR Orange Ténéré
This would appear to be a 2CV clothed in Orange Ténéré. Not quite a two tone but the roll back roof looks a bit reddish

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Re: A nice 2-tone, here's a Renault 4CV as a "starter for 10

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 18 Nov 2014, 17:09

Another orange and a slightly 2-tone Lemon

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Re: A nice 2-tone, here's a Renault 4CV as a "starter for 10

Post by CitroJim » 18 Nov 2014, 18:20

That's a lovely brace of SMs Neil 8-)

Yellow I like too, not quite as much as orange but I do like the darker yellows and I'm very fond of that dark yellow seen on Saxos back in the late 90s..

Not sure what it was called now.