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Old 03/22/2020, 05:11 PM   #1
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Lime Gold GTCS Final Paint

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Matched paint to lower cowel where it had been untouched. 8 color matches later we came up with a perfect match. Amazing how many different shades of Lime Gold there are. Not even close to what was initially offered to us.

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Old 03/22/2020, 05:31 PM   #2
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Old 03/22/2020, 06:27 PM   #3
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All original sheetmetal although needed some work to save fenders. Quality work from Big Creek Restoration in Hays, Kansas.

Able to find Parchment Vinyl top finally!

Thinking of doing white hood stripes? Thoughts?

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Old 03/22/2020, 07:06 PM   #4
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What color GT/CS stripes are you using?

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Old 03/22/2020, 07:33 PM   #5
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Car came with white GTCS stripes. I know the only color offered for hood stripes was black.

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Old 03/22/2020, 08:34 PM   #6
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Personally I think adding white hood stripes to a car with a white top and white side stripes may be a little too much white. But that opinion is worth what you paid for it.

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Old 03/22/2020, 10:08 PM   #7
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White hood stipes would certainly be unique to say the least. Not sure what to think!

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White hood stripes will be too bright and cause a glare. That's why they were only offered in Black.

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Old 03/23/2020, 04:35 PM   #9
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If You want to try it have it painted black and the have a white vinyl stripe put over it. If you do not like it you can take it off.

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Old 03/23/2020, 05:51 PM   #10
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All,

I think that leaving well enough alone is the right answer. If it ain't broken, why fix it. The parchment top and white stripes should contrast nicely with the lime gold exterior.

Thank you all for your expert opinions.

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