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Old 09-20-2007, 08:25 AM   #1
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I have a hard time seeing my car on the track. its dark blue and black. I need to change my color and was wondering if anyone recommends a color that sticks out on the track and is easy to see. I was thinking white, but that my be to bright with the sun on it.
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I let my daughter pick out the colors once.
She picked pink and yellow. It was UGLY but kind of neat. I did a fade with the yellow in front. You could pick that car out of crowd with no problem though.
I have not let her pick the colors any more.
I have put light colors in the front of the car so it was easy for me to find the direction of the car after bouncing off of everything.
Currently I'm doing a retro thing with metallic blue and a black stripe off to one side.
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Bright colors like yellow, orange, red, light green, white.
My personal favor is light at the front and darker at the rear so you can clearly see the frontside of the car.
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If the majority of the car is painted dark (ie. black, dark blue, dark purple) it can be difficult for others to see as well as you

I tend to like white, bright yellow, orange, red, light blue.

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Thanks a lot, these are all colors i was thinking off. I just need to be able to see the front of it better. When i get on the straight, i can never see it good and have a hard time telling if i am straightened out or not. I think i will try the light in front and dark in back.
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Thanks a lot, these are all colors i was thinking off. I just need to be able to see the front of it better. When i get on the straight, i can never see it good and have a hard time telling if i am straightened out or not. I think i will try the light in front and dark in back.
I wouldn't suggest having a dark back. You may have trouble seeing the car as it is going away from you. Especially in limited light or outdoors at dusk. Try fading it to another bright color. jmy2.

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All bright flourecent colors are great to use on the track...
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neon yellow,green,
white
sky blue
pink
hot pink
sexy pink
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I paint mine black just cause it's a whole lot cooler than pink.
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orange and silver stands out well, I've been using that combo for years, looks amazing with the parma fastchrome
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I wouldn't suggest having a dark back. You may have trouble seeing the car as it is going away from you. Especially in limited light or outdoors at dusk. Try fading it to another bright color. jmy2.

Orange is definitely the way...
Damn Sohlman - that's a nice paint job! I wish I had a nice paint scheme like yours...
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yeah i have it two tone now. I am going to change the front to white and leave the back black. I also have yellow in case that does not work.. I painted my 1/10 scale bright orange, but its almost too bright for me with the sun reflecting off of it. I hope to god the white/black makes a difference
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I use silver for the whole car and black on the side of the car. I also use yellow and Green as well. Works well as well.
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