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Old 08-31-2006, 09:31 PM   #1
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Since I put my 79 into the rail at the drag strip I have been thinking of paint. I am painting it myself with a few friends. The car is at the body shop being repaired and being prepped for paint. So I am looking for ideas. My car started life blue and is now silver. I am thinking a candy blue or red color. I was also thinking of a silver outline flame. But I am still unsure.
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<---- check pics.... seafoam green with blue pearl
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I love a chance to pimp my ride...
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Here's my custom painted Vette.
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This one is just temporary!(Primer)
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Here's my '74 done in House of Kolor Kustom Kandy Green. Very rare as I've not seen one like it yet. The color just stands out at any car show. Wherever I go people just snap their neck trying to get a glimpse of this one. A real show stopping color!

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Curtis that green is awesome. I have decided that we are going with a Kandy Blue with silver goust flames. Although the Kandy red is still on my mind.
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This one is just temporary!(Primer)
You have weeds growing from your engine
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Curtis that green is awesome. I have decided that we are going with a Kandy Blue with silver goust flames. Although the Kandy red is still on my mind.
Good choice! The candy colors are amazing in the sunlight. It takes awhile to get the shade just right, but it's worth it if you do. I almost went with ghost flames on mine as well, but elected to keep it simple. Good luck and glad I could help. Post pics as soon as she's finished............
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Well I played with photoshop and came up with these. THe blue one turned out better. The red one I made the goust flames quickly but you get the idea.

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joe, you should have said, since i own my own body shop i change colors whenever the shop gets a little slow to keep the guys busy. no one would know!!!
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I wish. I have pulled some favors owed to me. I have all my bodywork being done by an import shop. They are great guys who do great work. I figured they were used to working with fiberglass. They are also prepping it for paint. There I pulled more favors. I am painting it with the help of some friends. So we will see how it turns out.
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I am thinking a candy blue or red color.
If I ever decide to change the color of my car from black to something else, I'd consider these two colors also.
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custom red color....VERY VERY RED.
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If you like red, I considered paint my car the BMW Imola Red. Its a deep blood red color.
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Here's my '74 done in House of Kolor Kustom Kandy Green.
I do not like Green in any shade. But I gotta say...this is the FIRST green color I realy like!!!!
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Here's my '74 done in House of Kolor Kustom Kandy Green. Very rare as I've not seen one like it yet. The color just stands out at any car show. Wherever I go people just snap their neck trying to get a glimpse of this one. A real show stopping color!

The depth on this looks awesome. I gotta say that is the best green I have ever seen! I'd take it anytime!
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