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Old 01-20-2018, 09:28 PM   #1
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I have a C2 Corvette with a red interior. My car is under restoration and will be painted soon. I am undecided now between Pearl Silver and a more bright and shiny Blue Exterior Paint Color. For those of you who own blue C2 Corvettes, I have a few questions?
I do not want a hard to clean color where I will be dusting the car in the garage and will need to be washed every time the car gets on the road. ( Note-Your Opinion Only....There are not right or wrong answers) This is not a debate.

My1st color choice is Pearl Silver....it is a easy color to keep clean and no dusting in the garage," I also like blue corvettes"--- is Dark Blue a hard color to keep clean? Would you do the same color again?
If you have a light blue car---is it hard to keep clean? Does it shine like the darker blue color?
Provide picture if desired. Thanks!
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I like your first choice.. Silver pearl!!
If you want something easy to keep clean
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I must step into this. My personal liking is, Silver w/red interior is WOW! Dennis
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cyber gray metallic from C6. I love blue cars but with red interior this would look great

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Yes Cyber Gray best looking corvette I have owned 66racer
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I like blue
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I have a '66 Laguna Blue, which is kind of rare. It's very dark blue, with green metallic in it. But I've also owned a '66 Nassau Blue, That's a beautiful color too and I think easier to keep clean.




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Yes, dark blue C2s are hard to keep clean.
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Yes, dark blue C2s are hard to keep clean.
Yes, unfortunately this is what I thought, "hard to keep clean" but your car is a show stopper, looks great!! Really nice paint job and a great shine.
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Daytona blue with red interior is pretty sweet.



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I like blue
Looks close to Silver Pearl paint color. What year and color is that blue?
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Daytona blue with red interior is pretty sweet.
Absolutely gorgeous!
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Paint it whatever color that makes you go "YEAH" when walking into the garage. I actually don't mind cleaning mine. The car is small and it's a way to appreciate it's lines.

A guy I know was telling me how easy it was to keep his daily driver clean----think it was brown or gold. I told him "No, that color isn't easy to keep clean-----that color is easy to keep dirty".

Good luck with your choice.
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Looks close to Silver Pearl paint color. What year and color is that blue?
As I mentioned I like blue. But the OP stated that his first choice is silver. He said that his car has red interior. So posted a picture of my silver/red '65
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hello,

i have a c2 corvette with a red interior. My car is under restoration and will be painted soon. I am undecided now between pearl silver and a more bright and shiny blue exterior paint color. For those of you who own blue c2 corvettes, i have a few questions?
I do not want a hard to clean color where i will be dusting the car in the garage and will need to be washed every time the car gets on the road. ( note-your opinion only....there are not right or wrong answers) this is not a debate.

My1st color choice is pearl silver....it is a easy color to keep clean and no dusting in the garage," i also like blue corvettes"--- is dark blue a hard color to keep clean? Would you do the same color again?
If you have a light blue car---is it hard to keep clean? Does it shine like the darker blue color?
Provide picture if desired. Thanks!
I like blue......
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As I mentioned I like blue. But the OP stated that his first choice is silver. He said that his car has red interior. So posted a picture of my silver/red '65
Very good color combination. I like it too!!! Thumbs up for me.
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Laguna blue over red interior! They never made them but they are stunning tolook at.
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This photo pretty much sums up why the SWC is demanding top dollar !

Ok forget it. I forgot I'm on the corvette forum which is light years behind every other forum for adding photos

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I like blue also
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Blue with white and blue interior looks very nice 66racer


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