Favourite colours for cars

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Re: Favourite colours for cars

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Just because you can doesn't necessarily mean you should...
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Given how limited a pallette a lot of modern cars come in I'm surprised this was even an option!

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I still have fond memories of the car and colour when i got it way back in 1993, please note not my actual car but a year older than my old B reg :)
Warning it is a Ford

And the wheels on it are hideous but hey ho :rofl2:

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Zelandeth wrote:
19 Sep 2020, 14:30
Just because you can doesn't necessarily mean you should...

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Given how limited a pallette a lot of modern cars come in I'm surprised this was even an option!
Looks like a variation on 'Hearing Aid Beige' :lol: :lol:

I find the limited palette of largely dull colours awfully, well, dull and disappointing :(

Cars should be painted in lively, bright colours... Dull should be deprecated...

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admiral51 wrote:
19 Sep 2020, 15:58
I still have fond memories of the car and colour when i got it way back in 1993, please note not my actual car but a year older than my old B reg :)
Warning it is a Ford

And the wheels on it are hideous but hey ho :rofl2:

Colin
Bar the colour I like that a lot :D Orions are now vanishingly rare although I do occasionally see a very late one running around near me...

They were good, despite being a Ford :lol:

I like those wheels too 8-)

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Head-turner, dont pretend you wouldn't, even those who use the phrase "Poxhall" to describe the breed :-D

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
23 Sep 2020, 13:01
.... dont pretend you wouldn't, even those who use the phrase "Poxhall" to describe the breed :-D

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I don't have to pretend!!! :-D

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Nope!

I did have a bright yellow Imp, hand painted. More to p**s off the directors at work who looked down on 'unsocial' vehicles, i.e. anything not their new Rovers, MGBs and Jaguars.

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You are cordially invited to post something up which would turn your heads gentlemen.

Something silver or grey which looks the same as anything else in the supermarket carpark perhaps? :-D

Mark 1 Cavalier for me 100% more interesting than the 4 Mclarens the 2 Maserati's and the Ferrari I came across the other day :-D

Enjoy the rear view!
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Your wish...............

The car that saved me from buses when I failed my first driving test (for passing a row of parked cars too closely, in my defence I was giving the oncoming cyclist more room!):
The Reliant Mk6 600cc sidevalve
The Reliant Mk6 600cc sidevalve

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Ribbed Velour and Plastic......and a vinyl roof as well Those were the days!

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That looks like a scene out of Sons and Daughters !! :-D

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
23 Sep 2020, 15:13
You are cordially invited to post something up which would turn your heads gentlemen.

Something silver or grey which looks the same as anything else in the supermarket carpark perhaps? :-D

Mark 1 Cavalier for me 100% more interesting than the 4 Mclarens the 2 Maserati's and the Ferrari I came across the other day :-D

Enjoy the rear view!
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Ohh I do like that 8-) :-D

And a proper 70s interior too... Magic :-D

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of the two alizarin crimson pearl is my preference!
of the two alizarin crimson pearl is my preference!
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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
08 Oct 2020, 21:51
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I quite like that colour...

Not normally a fan of green but that one is the exception...

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Re: Favourite colours for cars

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A small exercise in overlooking natural bias.
The car in front is a...
The car in front is a...

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