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Old 10-31-2014, 11:30 AM   #1
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Lapis Blue=Ocean Blue?

I have seen cars that look like mine that people are calling Lapis Blue. My car supposedly is Ocean Blue (L3AZ).

If my car truly is Ocean Blue, that would be the darkest ocean I've ever seen

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Two Different Colors
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Old 10-31-2014, 12:22 PM   #3
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I think Lapis Blue debuted in 2002 or 2003. It was a $3,000 ish option.
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Lapis Blue replaced Ocean Blue Metallic in 2000. They are very similar, but are still two different colors. Ocean Blue changes a lot based on the light, and can range from looking black to purple.

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Lapis is a very dark blue...darker than ocean blue.
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My car is ocean blue metallic...beautiful color! If it is very clean, it looks greenish in the light...if it is a little dirty, it looks almost black..kind of like a mood ring to tell me when she is angry becuase I have not washed her
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Mine is lapis blue


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^ I love the Sport Classic II's. She looks great!
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Thank you rick.. 114k miles and storming strong
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2000S in Ocean Blue here... People comment on the color all the time; the only
downside is that it shows every spec of dust.

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2000S in Ocean Blue here... People comment on the color all the time; the only downside is that it
shows every spec of dust, and yes I agree with 'Ebell914' in the shade it's almost black and in direct
sun it has greens and almost looks purple sometimes.


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2000S in Ocean Blue here... People comment on the color all the time; the only
downside is that it shows every spec of dust.
I hear you, same with Lapis Blue !

Nice Wheels Heiko !
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my opinium, lapis blue is tad lighter color than Ocean blue, i have Ocean but my touchup paint is lapis(from previus owner), just noticed.
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I hear you, same with Lapis Blue !

Nice Wheels Heiko !
Yep, dust is a problem with Lapis! Nice wheels to both of you


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