i have a sunburst yellow sky, and im thinking of getting racing stripes put on but i dont know what color to get. im thinking of black with red pin stripes down to show that its a redline. any other ideas or comments for me? all is welcome
I got striping material that changes colors with the incident light. In artificial light the stripes look black. In the sunlight, they change from deep purple to cyan (gold) depending on the angle of incidence of the sun. For example the stripes look deep purple at the nose and range up to bright gold at the top of the hood. Its a startling effect and so far everyone who has seen it has voiced amazement at the colors.
I chose to do the install using film but there are also commercial paints you can purchase to do the same effect. There are a number of different ranges of color available if you look.
Basically the paint molecules have an orientation and as the incident light changes its angle, the paint reflects different colors. Its very effective on a curved surface.
With the windshield surround and siver behind the seats I decided the Yellow should celebrate that color. Chrome -- no -- Yellow IS the chrome on this car. Black? A classic -- but I was afraid of looking too yellow Jacket looking (not bad but easy to do) So I went with the siver/metalic.
I am putting in the real brushed aluminum trim kit (looks just like the horn trim) then I will put matching siver (metalic) striping.
__________________ Rick Tinley Park
Delivered June 15, 2006
VIN - 3099
Brushed aluminum Interior panels
Yellow Engine cover and Fuse box
Custom Lighted Door Sills (WR)
Name - Sunni1
IL License # - YLO SKY 1
Last edited by Rick Tinley Park; 03-03-2008 at 02:22 PM.
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