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Old 09-18-2002, 02:50 PM   #1
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Cool The Lost Colors: The Seventies

Our current palette looks positively boring compared with the bright colors of these 911's! Take a look and enjoy imagining what some of them would look like on a Boxster.

Pictures are from the site "early911s.com" (many more colors to look at there, too).

Enjoy! If you could pick one for your 986, what would it be?

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Old 09-18-2002, 02:52 PM   #2
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Blood Orange
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Old 09-18-2002, 02:55 PM   #3
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Gemini Metallic Blue
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Signal Yellow
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Irish Green
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Old 09-18-2002, 06:32 PM   #6
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Hard to say, but if I had to choose one of those colors shown in your pictures, I'd probably go for the yellow or the orange. Still, I am happy with the current choices and my arctic silver.
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Old 09-19-2002, 07:24 PM   #7
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Saw this at my local dealer - not sure what year - hope pic show up. Jeff
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Old 09-20-2002, 04:07 AM   #8
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Do you want to email the picture to me and I'll try to put it up? I've curious what color/car you've got!
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Old 09-20-2002, 04:43 PM   #9
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Being a Gemini and liking Blue colors in general, I'd love to order my next Porsche with paint to sample Gemini Metallic Blue
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Old 09-21-2002, 07:38 AM   #10
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Blues rule!!!

Gemini Metallic is cool. However, I tend to like the modern colors:

Lapis, Ocean, Midnight, ......

Kind of Blue!
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Old 09-21-2002, 07:53 AM   #11
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Check out my Gemini Blue simulation, Brian! I finished up a Photoshop mask for this photo, and I can take requests!
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Old 09-21-2002, 08:46 AM   #12
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That color looks great on the Boxster. While I like the darker blues, I do miss the light shades which are much lower maintenance to keep shiny (plus hide those little chips on the nose so much easier).

I saw a light blue/silver color 996 in Stuttgart in July that was a paint to sample based on an older Porsche color. It reminded me of the blue/silver that VW uses on the Passat and Audi on the A6. It looked different in every light.

Oh well, paint will have to wait as my winter projects for the 98 Boxster will most likely include ROW 030 suspension modifications and 3.4 engine swap (50/50 chance at this point).
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Just for fun...here's a color I would call "frog green"
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Old 03-26-2003, 11:03 AM   #14
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excellent photoshop work - wow
the blue looks nice, but i would like to prever a even lighter blue.

but what do U think of the last year offered zansibar red. I saw such a boxster real - and wow, it impressed me alot. just for reale reasons I ordered mine now in sealgrey.

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