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Old 12-12-2010, 05:54 PM   #1
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What are your thoughts on best original color combo on a '57 ?
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Black w/silver coves!!!!
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What are your thoughts on best original color combo on a '57 ?
My order of preference is Arctic Blue, silver cove with beige interior, then Cascade green with beige cove, thirdly, Aztec copper with beige cove. Fourth would be Polo white/silver cove w/red interior. I also like the Inca silver, but not with the correct red interior and I like a contrasting cove which would be red and that isn't appealing to me at all.
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Red Car, Beige Coves, Red Interior, or my personal favorite on a '57 all Black.
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Old 12-12-2010, 06:23 PM   #5
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IMO Cascade Green captures the year perfectly. There's been white, red, black, silver, brown and blue cars before and after, but Cascade Green was only available in 56 and 57... I might be bit biased though...

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I like the Silver Blue with Inca silver insert....women go nuts over that color. My 58 is Silver Blue with White insert and it really sets them off, you see mostly Black or Red. Bill58.
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Old 12-12-2010, 06:59 PM   #7
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I'd never seen even a picture of a 57 in Arctic Blue with Red coves. The new NCRS Judging Guide says that was an available option, it might be a stunning combo, with the Red interior.
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Old 12-12-2010, 07:18 PM   #8
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All black. My father has a all black fullie.
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Arctic Blue with silver coves, hands down.


2nd would be Inca Silver and 3rd would be Polo white with silver coves.

I would paint my '56 that blue/silver combo but I'm going back to the original black with black coves for originality.

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Old 12-12-2010, 08:26 PM   #10
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It's gotta be all Black, Red interior. Even the Stones said to paint it Black.
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Casacade green with white coves and white interior and hardtop.
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I guess I'm a little different. My first choice would be Aztec Copper with Adobe Beige coves, although I would place the Cascade Green/Adobe Beige combo as a very close second.
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What is the BEST color (by the majority) and what is a favorite by many people, is two totally different things.
Some like black.
Some like Aztec Copper.
Some like silver, and on and on and on and on.
But the best overall color seems to be black with a red interior.
DO NOT let that discourage you from the color that you prefer.
But a black 57 seems to have the biggest preference.

I also have NEVER seen an Artic Blue with red coves. BUT, I have seen an Artic Blue with a red interior. Personally, I LOVED it!

My favorite color choice is red (red coves) and red/black interior.




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Casacade green with white coves and white interior and hardtop.


My friend in Milwaukee has been restoring this combo with 2 carbs since he bought it as a basket case in 1975 for $1,500. He now has close to to 10K in the car. Engine runs on the frame now. Still not painted and body still off car and not fully restored. As he now approaches 60, I would like to see him finish it in his lifetime.
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My favorite color choice is red (red coves) and red/black interior.

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I'm kind of partial to all black with a white/blue interior.







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Tuxedo Black with Silver cove & Red Gut ! It just looks awesome ! Stewy
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It's about personal preferences. Thankfully everyone has a slightly different taste. Here's my taste on display:





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I like the cascade green too, because to me it's uniquely 56-7, and kinda symbolic of that era, like Elvis's pink Cadillac.
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My order of preference is Arctic Blue, silver cove with beige interior, then Cascade green with beige cove, thirdly, Aztec copper with beige cove. Fourth would be Polo white/silver cove w/red interior. I also like the Inca silver, but not with the correct red interior and I like a contrasting cove which would be red and that isn't appealing to me at all.
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