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Old 04-14-2009, 03:26 AM   #1
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Default Gunmetal or Flat Black?

I can not decide on which one is better. So I would like some opinions. I would like to get my car painted gunmetal, but then again I have always liked flat black. Any opinions?
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gunmetal.... flat black is a biotch to keep clean and looking nice. Perhaps an eggshell or satin finish black would work though...
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gunmetal.... flat black is a biotch to keep clean and looking nice. Perhaps an eggshell or satin finish black would work though...
Thanks! Alot of people said gunmetal too. I guess it will be different, Ive seen alot of flat black miatas.
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i would go with the evo mr gunmetal or the gunmetal color off the 03 04 cobras.
flat black is getting old. and unless you do like a matte black or semi gloss it scuffs whenever you rub anything up against it.
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Too many other cars been done in flat black.
Since you are in a pickle about color... combine the two and go with flat gunmetal/graphite. (actually, it's not really flat..it's technically "satin" or "semi-gloss"..true flat paints look like complete ****)
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Old 04-14-2009, 11:05 AM   #6
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both colors are pretty tired...
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both colors are pretty tired...
So what color do you suggest?
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So what color do you suggest?
ups brown
10th anniversary blue
msm orange
ford f150 egg shell


If the unthinkable ever happened to my car and I needed a new shell it would be UPS brown. I'd also like to note that I did not suggest the most awesome color of them all because its a secret and you're a queer.
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So what color do you suggest?
Lexus diamond white.
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if i were to do a satin color it would be dark satin blue or satin army green for sure.
one of my other favorite colors would be a metalic forest green.
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I personally think BSB is the best color ever....














Baby **** Brown
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...or try Portofino Blue...
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"GULF" PORSCHE BLUE....
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ups brown
10th anniversary blue
msm orange
ford f150 egg shell


If the unthinkable ever happened to my car and I needed a new shell it would be UPS brown. I'd also like to note that I did not suggest the most awesome color of them all because its a secret and you're a queer.
May I ask how I am a queer?
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Gunmetal with satin black stripes... mmmm
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do you like fishsticks?

honda championship white is nice but hard to keep clean
HKS/FM purple lol
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I am thinking OD green, or desert tan.
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This is the only car i would own in a matte/Satin Black finish
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But this color.. Go to your local Subaru dealership and ask for an Impreza or Legacy in Satin White Pearl
No picture can do it justice.
I have this waiting for my FC to be painted
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This is the only car i would own in a matte/Satin Black finish


But this color.. Go to your local Subaru dealership and ask for an Impreza or Legacy in Satin White Pearl
No picture can do it justice.
I have this waiting for my FC to be painted

I love the ferrari. I honestly think I might just go with gunmetal. Thanks guys
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I like fish sticks .....
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