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Old 09-24-2006, 06:13 PM
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How does this color look on a 85 W123 300D?

How does this color look on a 85 W123 300D? I may have goofed...looks like a good blue for a Muscle Car or Police Car. Please give me your honest opinions. Does it match anything on the Color Chart? Does it look Mercedes like? Not too late to.....




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Old 09-24-2006, 06:16 PM
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It needs to be purple.
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Old 09-24-2006, 06:20 PM
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I was hoping to match the Deep Blue Clearcoat Mercedes Factory Color. PLEASE GIVE ME

I was hoping to match the Deep Blue Clearcoat Mercedes Factory Color. PLEASE GIVE ME some honest input, Heres the whole Color chart.
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Old 09-24-2006, 06:23 PM
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There were many more colors on W123s available than are shown on that chart. Also the light ivory shown on that chart is not even close, I suspect other colors are that way as well.
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Old 09-24-2006, 06:25 PM
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It's VERY blue.....
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Looks close to this color.
Doesn't look to bad.
http://www.benzworld.org/gallery/showgallery.php/cat/11059/ppuser/12294

I'm no expert when it comes to painting cars but
I have heard of adding color to the clearcoat.
If you added either a darker blue or even black
that should make the blue apear darker.

I'm sure experts will chime in as needed.

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Your pictures are pretty bad, but I don't like that blue at all.
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Old 09-24-2006, 07:20 PM
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It needs to be purple.


I like that color. I'd drive it.
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I'm not a fan of that blue at all.

To me, W123's look the best in silver and signal red.
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see most of the colors at http://astralsilber.de under Lackierungen / Farbcodes.

I like that blue - looks like "roadsign blue" to me.
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Old 09-24-2006, 08:15 PM
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Looks good to me.
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Old 09-24-2006, 09:05 PM
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Honestly it looks about the same shade as the local police cars. But its your car if you like it enjoy.

Personaly I like my MB's in simple primary colors blue, silver, and black.
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Old 09-24-2006, 09:17 PM
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Old 09-24-2006, 09:43 PM
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A darker blue would be more dignified, as a Mercedes should look.
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Old 09-24-2006, 09:48 PM
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I have yet to see a MB that didn't look sexy in 904 blue. Just be warned its a dark blue and is pretty hard to keep clean and swirl free, about as bad as black.
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