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Old 10-25-2006, 08:30 AM   #1
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Body/Hardtop color mismatch

Has anyone seen a hardtop that didn't match the body color? Can it look decent? Maybe black metallic body with silver metallic or green metallic top? Or would the fitting/design lines of the top make it look gross?

Thinking about a hardtop and wondering if anyone has seen a two tone effect.
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Old 10-25-2006, 09:48 AM   #2
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I dont think that looks so hot, Green top barley looks good on a green boxster. If you were going to miss match, get a black top, black tops on different color cars usually looks good and isnt too uncommon.
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Old 10-25-2006, 03:46 PM   #4
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I Did It for A While With My Miata

You can see some pictures here: http://www.cardomain.com/ride/342258/2 and here: http://www.cardomain.com/ride/342258/4 I eventually swapped with a guy who had the opposite combination: http://www.cardomain.com/ride/342258/6

You could probably live with black on silver for a while, but I think that the lines of the Boxster are enhanced by a matching hardtop. Like this beauty:
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Old 10-25-2006, 05:27 PM   #5
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Here's a couple of mine. Seal Grey body with black metallic top. I think it looks good, but I'm biased.

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I think it can look good but you have to be careful with your color choice. I was on some website, somewhere and a girl had a red hardtop on a seal grey car. She loved it, but to me it looked like she'd found a used top at a pawnshop.
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Here's a couple of mine. Seal Grey body with black metallic top. I think it looks good, but I'm biased.

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I think it looks good, but it'd look better on my black Boxster! If you need it "storing" for the winter let me know!!
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