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Old 08-01-2012, 09:35 AM   #1
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Two-tone Boxsters?

Two-tone paint jobs looked great in the 50s. I suppose they stopped doing that because it was more work than one colour. Has anyone done this to their Boxster? Photos?

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Mercedes had that as well through the early '80's until they realized how bad it looked. It went the way of fake wood paneling on the PT cruisers.

A stripe or graphics can look decent, two-tone paint would not be on any car I'd own.
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Old 08-01-2012, 12:20 PM   #3
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Start with Photoshop and try out a few paint schemes on the photo of your choice. Most likely you'll convince yourself that there was a reason two-tone paint went out of style.
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Old 08-01-2012, 12:37 PM   #4
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How about something like this. Rather ugly if you ask me. Looks like someone that still needs to paint their body kit.

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I've always thought about getting my top recolored.

Black and yellow or something to that extent. I know there are some silver boxsters with red tops out there, and I thought they looked great
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Lots of Boxsters with graphics, not two tone paint schemes... which is butt ugly in my opinion.
This is not two-tone paint??? Educate us please.
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Does this do it for you ?
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The hood and bumper yes - the side panel not so much
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Old 08-02-2012, 06:52 PM   #11
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Gah. I think the car itself is a classic shape. Two tone paint distracts from that and tries to impose another shape.
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Old 08-02-2012, 06:53 PM   #12
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I think that body kit makes it look like a pinewood durby car.
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It kind of looks like the Mazda RX-7 from Tokio Drift.... no like!!!!



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Mine is close to two-tone...White wheels, white sides.

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Mine is close to two-tone...White wheels, white sides.

Nice i've always been a fan of white wheels!!!!!
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I'd call that more a single color with an accent color; not two-tone. My car is similar to yours.


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