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Old 07-11-2019, 06:37 PM
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I really like what you have already. It looks great.
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Old 07-11-2019, 06:47 PM
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I really like what you have already. It looks great.
Thank you. Am certainly going to give it lots of thought before altering the look of the car any further.

Performance mods first, at the end of this month...
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Old 07-11-2019, 06:49 PM
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Buy a set of used Carrera S rims and get them powder coated to your tastes. You should be able to fetch a good price for your T rims, maybe enough to cover the cost of the other rims and the powder coating.
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Old 07-11-2019, 06:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Wing Commander View Post
Can’t get this idea out of my head, although my daughters have already given their opinion!

Saw this blue 911 with orange wheels recently and was blown away!

It inspired me to consider a ‘contrasting’ colour for the wheels on my Racing Yellow 991.2.

Just getting the existing 20” Carrera S wheels painted.

Possibly purple...?

Yes, I know it would make a statement, draw attention and divide opinion.

Have I been out in the sun too long...?!


Looks perfect as is to me!
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Old 07-11-2019, 06:54 PM
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^^^ Cheers!
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Old 07-11-2019, 07:43 PM
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Coming from the stodgy old guy bleacher seats... the air cooled 911 that's the source of your current inspiration can be deemed "permissible" because the light blue and orange combination mimics the historic Gulf Racing livery (though the blue should be a few shades lighter for it to be legit)

Other arcane fact: If you expand on the yellow and black theme and go with black stripes on the hood & roof, you'll be very popular in Dortmund (or Pittsburgh for that matter), but not so much in Munich or Gelsenkirchen.
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Old 07-11-2019, 10:32 PM
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I'd go for orange wheels and side mirrors, and rename it to BigBird!
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Old 07-11-2019, 11:30 PM
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Rainbow? (If you want to be modern)
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Old 07-11-2019, 11:59 PM
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Yellow and Blue go together well.

Speaking of Yellow, I wonder how close those P Zeros with Yellow accents are the Yellow used on PCCBs?
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Old 07-12-2019, 02:03 AM
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I'd go for orange wheels and side mirrors, and rename it to BigBird!
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Old 07-12-2019, 07:41 AM
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I'd go for a turquoise/aquamarine/blue myself, but I dig that purple too - go for it!
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Old 07-12-2019, 10:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Wing Commander View Post
From what I recall, they were ridiculously expensive. More costly than getting the wheels repainted.
They also make tire lettering in different colors, which may be a cheaper way to go to add some color: https://shop.tiregraficx.com/pirelli...eid=b63c66f76a

There are other places as well that make tire lettering in multiple colors for every brand of tire. I am thinking about doing just the top and bottom logos in White...
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Old 07-12-2019, 02:53 PM
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Originally Posted by fueledbymetal View Post
I'd go for a turquoise/aquamarine/blue myself, but I dig that purple too - go for it!
Thanks!

I do keep coming back to purple.

My car is parked outside near some lavender and that combo really appeals to me. Am going to research Porsche purples...
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Old 07-12-2019, 03:21 PM
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More color, on a yellow 911?

Hard to beat a reference to a yellow RS 2.7 with Viper Green graphics and wheel centers, as on the 911R posted by Semitone. Would have to get the right wheel, and not sure what that wheel is...but may require doing the side stripe in green also...

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Old 07-12-2019, 03:38 PM
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I like the blue and yellow combination the best. Here is a suggestion, paint just two wheels, on the same side, with Plastidip of the color you choose. That will help you choose, and if you don't like it, you just peel it off. Or try tape, although your color selection will be limited.
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