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anyone got a picture of a K5 this color?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by MudNurI, Mar 1, 2003.

  1. MudNurI

    MudNurI 1/2 ton status

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    Steel Gray Metallic

    Was new in 86- trying to decide between rebel88's paint scheme- and a solid color......

    thanks
    Brandy
     
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    I'm picking mine up in a hour, but it was painted H2 yellow...hope I can trim it with enough blace to off set it....will post pic's soon /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     
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    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    Here's a couple of pic's of my friends 89 Blazer.

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    Rene
     
  4. MudNurI

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    so Rene- is it like a charcoal ?

    I think it's gonna be cheaper than black.........this could work!

    thanks
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    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    I'm pretty sure that is "Oyster Grey" which was common on the early 80's Camaro's. It is a mettalic color and looks much better in person. I'd say "Charcoal" is a good description.

    The truck was originally a power company truck and the original color was baby blue [puke]

    Rene
     
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    Back in the Late 70's(?)...Cadillac had a "Sheffield Gray Firemist"...which was a charcoal/silvery/metallic...Great Color!!!....I actually had a 68 Rambler painted that color and it looked Fabulous...got ahold of some Crager ET's (Black spoke alum) for $40...put some 205/75-14 Goodyear radials...painted the grill black...Looked a lot like an early Nova...turned out to be a great lookin' little POS car...dang thing is prolly still runnin'... /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     

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