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Old 09-11-2011, 05:47 PM
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I don't really know if this is the kind of question for this forum, but I'm in need of ideas before shelling out money for paint. I have a 76 Datsun 620 truck that I'm ProStreeting. I am undecisive right now between two colors - Turquoise or Hugger Orange. I don't really know what colors are hot right now, but I've always wanted a ProStreet ride and turquoise was big during that era, but the wife loves the Orange. Any ideas or comments will be taken.

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Why not combine the two? Simple but compatible graphics could easiy be done with those two colors. Especially sharp if ya use pearls.
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I suppose most fads or trends do come back around. I'd keep it a simple one color. The orange is always an eye catcher, 10 gazillion 69 Camaro's can't be wrong, lol.
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Thanks cozee and willowbilly3. If I went with turquoise I would probably put a line graphic in purple. I know the orange stands out, but like you said willowbilly3, there are a gazillion camaros with that color. I was looking for the brightest orange and saw a camaro at TurkeyRun in Daytona that was hugger orange but it was done so well it just screamed orange. I wanted something that would pop out on the highway. There is nothing that grabs attention on I-95 except for the occasional new green camaro.
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Orange would look good AND keep your wife happy.


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I don't really know if this is the kind of question for this forum, but I'm in need of ideas before shelling out money for paint. I have a 76 Datsun 620 truck that I'm ProStreeting. I am undecisive right now between two colors - Turquoise or Hugger Orange. I don't really know what colors are hot right now, but I've always wanted a ProStreet ride and turquoise was big during that era, but the wife loves the Orange. Any ideas or comments will be taken.
Take your wife down to the paint store and have her put her finger on the exact color chip that she prefers. Paint the car that color. That's my best advice dude.
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