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Old 07-26-2018, 10:55 AM
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Need some Help
My car is red with black interior, should I go White Top, Black Top or possibly No Top, take a look at some pictures I found. I appreciate any advice I can get. No Really, I need to pick a color.




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Old 07-26-2018, 11:24 AM
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I like the black. I have the opposite of your car, black with a red interior. I have a black top. You only need the top if it rains though, so most of the time you won't see it.

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Originally Posted by Grover 3 View Post
Need some Help
My car is red with black interior, should I go White Top, Black Top or possibly No Top, take a look at some pictures I found. I appreciate any advice I can get. No Really, I need to pick a color.



Based on these 3 pictures I say topless would be the best look.
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Old 07-26-2018, 11:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Grover 3 View Post
Need some Help
My car is red with black interior, should I go White Top, Black Top or possibly No Top, take a look at some pictures I found. I appreciate any advice I can get. No Really, I need to pick a color.


I agree. No top!!!
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Old 07-26-2018, 11:57 AM
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My 69 came from the factory with a white top, (red with black interior). The PO put a black top on it. I just replaced it (3rd top in almost 50 years) with another black top.
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Beige was also available for folding tops.
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Im partial to white
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Old 07-26-2018, 12:31 PM
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Beige was also available for folding tops.
Offered as original equipment? Where have you seen this?
Aftermarket has any color of the rainbow but to my knowledge only black & white offered by Chevrolet

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I would do black to match the interior.
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I would try to put what originally came on it, if that doesn't matter, I would go with black...I maybe partial...Although, no top is cool too....
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My advice, for what it is worth: Light colored tops tend to show (for lack of a better word) folding frame shadow stains. I had a tan top on my C6 and no matter what I put on these shadow stains, they would not go away. Will no longer get anything other than a black top, but that is just me.

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Originally Posted by Hammerhead Fred View Post
...Offered as original equipment?...
Yes. Folding top color was a no cost buyer's choice.

...Where have you seen this?...

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Originally Posted by Easy Mike View Post
Yes. Folding top color was a no cost buyer's choice.



I have that: I see beige was no longer offered after 1970.
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I would go with the topless blonde myself. LOL.
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white makes the red POP. It gives it contrast and depth, black tends to knock down darker red
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Black to match interior.
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While I prefer the white top on the red body, I think the black goes better with the interior.
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I'd go with white. It will be cooler in summer; and many times it will be down. I just think white over red is classy!
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Another vote for black.
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