Best colour ever? London

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Best colour ever? London

Post by jamescarruthers » Wed Nov 09, 2016 10:06 pm

Saw this in London. I was very lost so have no idea where! I always thought Olympic Blue was THE best colour... this might trump it.

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Re: Best colour ever? London

Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Nov 09, 2016 11:47 pm

Assuming you didn't look at the post - either that or it's London Australia;)
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Re: Best colour ever? London

Post by Des Smith » Thu Nov 10, 2016 1:29 am

Oh, come on Phil. Red is red, whichever way up the photo is!
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Re: Best colour ever? London

Post by Defender110 » Thu Nov 10, 2016 1:10 pm

Looks coppery - orange to me?

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Re: Best colour ever? London

Post by jamescarruthers » Thu Nov 10, 2016 3:05 pm

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1987 Volvo 480 ES
1992 Renault Master Mk. 1. Machzone Chateau camper. 2.0 LPG

Previous BX's:
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Re: Best colour ever? London

Post by Kitch » Thu Nov 10, 2016 4:51 pm

Two upside-down pics?!

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Re: Best colour ever? London

Post by jamescarruthers » Thu Nov 10, 2016 5:44 pm

Sorry, the forum isn't working for me properly with the new secure stuff. I didn't realise it was just me who couldn't see my own pictures. My BlackBerry is blocking pictures even though I have agreed to the security warnings. The FCF is the same.
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Re: Best colour ever? London

Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Nov 10, 2016 5:55 pm

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• COMING SOON... 1992 Citroen BX TZD Turbo Hurricane
• COMING SOON... 1998 Citroen Xantia 2.0 16v auto Exclusive
• Xsara Picasso 1.6 16v
and some Ford tat lol

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Re: Best colour ever? London

Post by Kitch » Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:57 am

Wheey!

It's ok as a colour. Inoffensive, but not much more as far as I go :)

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Re: Best colour ever? London

Post by rutter123 » Fri Nov 11, 2016 11:11 pm

I have seen this car, east London?
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Re: Best colour ever? London

Post by JayW » Sat Nov 12, 2016 9:55 pm

Looks like this when it's fresh:

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Re: Best colour ever? London

Post by saintjamesy89 » Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:45 pm

Is that yours Jay? Lovely looking BX - rather like the alloys too.
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Re: Best colour ever? London

Post by Des Smith » Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:35 pm

Ahh, looks more orange now it's the right way up. I have to say it has to take its place behind white, morello red, olympic blue, dark blue, triton green and dark grey in my personal order of merit.
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Re: Best colour ever? London

Post by JayW » Wed Nov 16, 2016 10:32 pm

saintjamesy89 wrote:Is that yours Jay? Lovely looking BX - rather like the alloys too.
It was (13 years ago). It was a left-hooker on Belgian plates I picked up for spares. It's long since very dead, but the wheels eventually when on to be refurbed and stuck on my 16V.
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Re: Best colour ever? London

Post by saintjamesy89 » Sat Nov 19, 2016 12:51 pm

Ah, do you know the makes/model of the wheels? I bet they look amazing on your 16v. In the future at some point i'd love some retro alloys to suit my GT. The as new TZ trims on atm look very good - but I feel the GT needs something a bit more special to announce its GTness. So I will be kind of on the lookout.
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