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PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rubystone is a colour that everyone loves...




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PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

kas750 wrote:
Rubystone is a colour that everyone loves...




On someone else's car!


Lovely colour but something you would want to see on a wrap so you could change it when you have had enough of people saying "I like your pink car."

Ultra for me.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The floral alcantara would go better with the purple I think.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Why not both? Split it down the middle. It would certainly be different
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

FZP wrote:
Why not both? Split it down the middle. It would certainly be different


Something like this? Dont know


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Time to chose a colour. Rubystone or Ultraviolet?



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PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Alex wrote:
FZP wrote:
Why not both? Split it down the middle. It would certainly be different


Something like this? Dont know


I was thinking split it down the middle front to back, but a bend of both colours meeting in the life would look good
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I must admit - that turbo looks pretty snazzy with that paint job.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The choice has been made. When I started to think about it I didn't mind either way, with perhaps a slight preference for the UV. After seeing both in the flesh I have come down on the side of Rubystone. My thinking is as follows.

UV appears popular on 991 GT3 and the like. I don't want people thinking that I am trying to make it look like a newer car than it is.

Rubystone is a colour which was around when my car was made, but Porsche wouldn't let it be used on most cars. It was associated with RS models and the like.

There was only one 996 GT3 mk1 in Rubystone.

Lastly, I asked my son and he prefered the Rubystone.

That said, I think with the GT3 mk1 rear wing it looks a bit much in Rubystone so I will look out for a cup or similar rear wing to break the rear up a bit.

Thanks for the input guys, it has been relatively evenly split between the people I have asked.

I now need to make the car live up to the colour Smile

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MisterCorn wrote:

Thanks for the input guys, it has been relatively evenly split between the people I have asked.

MC


I'll tip the scales - Rubystone thumbsup
Fantastic colour, and its the exact shade I saw on the 911 that made me want one when I was a lad. Still think its great, and I'll be re-painting mine in a few years to that shade when it needs doing.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I agree regards the wing. Doesn't seem to suit it in that photo earlier. I think with some black accents and may a subtle decal stripe or similar to break up the colour it will work really well.
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