Favourite colours for cars

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Re: Favourite colours for cars

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I brush painted several Vauxhall Victors and the Rolls Royce with Valspar, the Victors in yellow with white roofs, the Rolls in burgundy.
One of my young customers bought the paint off me and painted his Escort van using a paint roller.
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Re: Favourite colours for cars

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I painted my Reliant with Berger Magicote which my Dad swore by for all jobs. If I remember the colour was Spring Lilac and it looked great when done!! This stolen image gives you an idea of the shape and colour:
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In those days the paint was a very popular DIYers choice being non drip and one coat, here is a 1972 advertisement for it:



Nowadays it would seem that the Berger name has moved to the Caribbean and you can find out all about it here.
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Re: Favourite colours for cars

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Gibbo2286 wrote: 16 Apr 2023, 11:11 I brush painted several Vauxhall Victors and the Rolls Royce with Valspar, the Victors in yellow with white roofs, the Rolls in burgundy.
One of my young customers bought the paint off me and painted his Escort van using a paint roller.
Nothing wrong with that as long as the correct roller sleeve is used and a brush used to lay it off. Better in some respects as it is a lot faster and avoids potential 'tide marks'.
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NewcastleFalcon wrote: 16 Apr 2023, 09:19 Re-Paint, Car Plan Re-paint Car Plan are a brand associated with Halfords.
CitroJim wrote: 16 Apr 2023, 05:00 I can't exactly recall the name now but 'Re-Paint' rings a vague bell... Internet searches draw a blank...
and from the transient e-bay where occasionally old tins of paint are offered for sale, today Sunday 18th April in the year 2023, the FCF bags a tin of "repaint" to preserve for the internet enquiries of future generations.

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Re: Favourite colours for cars

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I've seen this nice car a couple of days ago.
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Re: Favourite colours for cars

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The second of my three in one 'spot' today..

I do like this colour :D
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And the car :)
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Re: Favourite colours for cars

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WHats this then? category....."who wrote Handel's Messiah"-esque

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the badge enhances the shiny yellow
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Re: Favourite colours for cars

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NewcastleFalcon wrote: 21 Apr 2023, 17:16 WHats this then? category....."who wrote Handel's Messiah"-esque

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Re: Favourite colours for cars

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Nice colour, unusual car



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Re: Favourite colours for cars

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On Citroen GS day Oranges and Lemons...

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Re: Favourite colours for cars

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...and another fruit of the day

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Re: Favourite colours for cars

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NewcastleFalcon wrote: 30 Apr 2023, 11:19 On Citroen GS day Oranges and Lemons...

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The GS looks absolutely gorgeous in both these colours :-D 8-) Two colours that really suit it...
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Re: Favourite colours for cars

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I can't recall ever seeing a black GS.
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Re: Favourite colours for cars

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Two Vehicles got the shutter clicks in this category today, although the French one proved interesting enough to provoke a shutter click, while not hitting the favourite category for me.
A Red mini with a black roof
A Red mini with a black roof
Peugeot in Olivine Green
Peugeot in Olivine Green
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Re: Favourite colours for cars

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That Mini is gorgeous :D

I quite like that green too... Is that really a Pug? Horrid :(
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