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7/13/12 3:39pm - Reply: 'Re: What to paint'
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Tucson, AZ - USA

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1982 Black/Tan Leather Build Code C09E Bronze TTop CrossFire Fuel Injection L83 85 Fuel Pump Auto Axle 2.72 Firestone Firehawk Indy500

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7/13/12 10:41pm - Reply: 'Re: What to paint'
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Sykesville, MD - USA

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1979 Corvette Coupe Corvette Light Blue Midnight Blue interior Mirrored Glass T-tops

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Yeah, especially if she doesn't mind spending the extra coin! That's a keeper!
 
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7/14/12 7:18am - Reply: 'Re: What to paint'
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HOWELL, NJ - USA

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1979, Targa Blue (72 Color), Pace Car rear spoiler, L88 hood, Dark blue factory interior, 525HP 406, HD 700R4, 370 gears,Steeroids, composite rear spring, TT IIs wrapped in T/A Radials.

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First, paint the base color the CE color with a clear coat. That paint will really pop!!  Then I would have the faders pained on ending them like ghost flames. The Hood fader would have to be reversed as you'd want the flame tips near the windshield.

This keeps the CE trend but kicks it up a notch!! Evil Smile

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7/14/12 4:19pm - Reply: 'Re: What to paint'
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Lemon Grove, CA - USA

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1982 C3 Collectors Edition 44000 miles, sat in the sun most of it's life, My wife purchased it for me for fathers day in 2007 from her girl friend that had it for 19 years. It is on the road again. I'm retired but it is now my daily driver.

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Thanks she is a keeper 35 years worth.

And no, she does not care what I spend on it. I'm more concerned about that that she is.    

She is more concerned that I do not wear soxs with my shorts.  She says it embarrassed her and makes her look like she married an old man.  Yes, I'm smart enough not to wear them with my shorts.

Thanks for the posts on the colors lots of good ideas so far.  


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