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#1 patriotaki

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Posted 07 November 2021 - 06:08 PM

Hey all,

 

I am restoring a 1275 clubman GT, the engine will be finished at the end of the month and I need to decide on the body paint.

I really want it to standout, im thinking to make it metallic red with some racing stripes (what color tho?) 

 

I would also like to put some other racing decals to make it look like it came from the race track  :D ( but i dont want to over do it) swiftune-1275-gt-mini-clubman-race-car-R

 

Do you have any ideas? 

Post pics if you have any :)

 

thank you



#2 Spherix

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Posted 08 November 2021 - 12:43 PM

What about a different kind of two tone:
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#3 patriotaki

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Posted 08 November 2021 - 03:24 PM

hmm not bad.. maybe body red with black rooftop?



#4 Midas Mk1

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Posted 08 November 2021 - 08:29 PM

To stand out you need to be original, red and black isn’t.

#5 patriotaki

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Posted 11 November 2021 - 10:04 PM

true, which red paints work good on minis? for a more "modern" look



#6 patriotaki

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Posted 14 November 2021 - 08:57 PM

hey guys.

 

which red paints would you recommend on a mini? for a more modern look? (more metallic/pearl paints?)



#7 Spherix

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Posted 15 November 2021 - 04:16 PM

That comes down to personal taste, does it not? It sounds like you need to google 'red car' and pick one ;-) 



#8 mx5nut

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Posted 18 November 2021 - 04:19 AM

Mazda has a super nice red now that always catches my eye. I think it is something like Soul Red Crystal Metallic. Might be a nice modern twist that would surely grab attention.

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Posted 23 November 2021 - 03:50 PM

Be brave, be different!!

 

If red is the final answer, lay the red top coat over a black first coat. Deepens the colour. Then a load of lacquer to deepen the effect even more!!

 

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Posted 23 November 2021 - 07:22 PM

Off the web 🚘😎😎

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