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Old 01-19-2016, 07:14 AM   #1
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Paint Colour combination (roof/body)

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I need the aesthetic input/suggestion/wisdom of members of this forum. I purchase a 1999 Artic Silver 986 with a dark blue interior and dark blue roof.

I don't like the Artic Silver colour (personal preference - no office) and have a great deal on a top quality repaint job from a professional who would redo the whole car with any colour I want. Anyhow, cost is not an issue as he owes me "big" anyway.

I like dark colour cars and dark colours in general: black, dark blue or dark green (BRG). I don't want to change the inside and the roof and will keep them dark blue.

Question: With a dark blue roof /insides, what colour would work well? I am leaning towards the Dark Blue to keep it in the same hue as the rool. Thoughts? What about outside black + dark blue roof? Would it look ok?

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Old 01-19-2016, 07:57 AM   #2
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How about a very dark charcoal metallic
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Old 01-19-2016, 09:29 AM   #3
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This 918 Spyder is in Viola-metalic. It looks black in some light, and very deep blue in other light. In person, the color is stunning.
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I'd go with black.
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Old 01-19-2016, 09:38 AM   #5
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+1 Black.

It may do well with the blue roof. Is the roof metallic or smooth gloss? Can you post a current pic?

Wheels?
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Old 01-19-2016, 09:45 AM   #6
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I personally think Porsches look really good in dark metallic grey colors - seal grey or similar. How about classic Porsche Slate Grey?
Some of the new colors are nice - Agate Grey & Graphite Blue.
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Old 01-19-2016, 10:25 AM   #7
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How about something a bit different. Google the classic 911 car that porsche made limited numbers of a few years back. The one I saw (not sure if all the same) was silver but had the two stripes going back to front (top) of slightly a different shade. Dare to be different.😊. I guess you could do with any color. Good luck with whatever you choose.
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Old 01-19-2016, 04:42 PM   #9
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I had a Lapis Blue Boxster with the blue roof....I thought it looked pretty good!
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Old 01-19-2016, 04:47 PM   #10
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All good ideas! VGM911, do you mind posting pictures? Dark grey....I hadn't think of that. Decisions!
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Check this thread.....you'll see a blue/blue combination at post number 13. Good luck!
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A Boxster with black roof, black interior, and black paint is called "Triple black". You could do a "Triple blue"

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