Pictures of 356's in original paint colors

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Re: Pictures of 356's in original paint colors

#196 Post by John Wurner »

Well the above came out in reverse order, sorry.
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#197 Post by Mike Wilson »

Big improvement, John!

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#198 Post by Larry Brooks »

Back to original Slate Gray (matched to dash that luckily never got repainted) after several decades in Champagne and then Condor Yellow.
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#199 Post by RickGibson »

My 58' painted Aquamarine Metallic. We searched for months until we found the perfect match from an original panel.
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#200 Post by Martin Benade »

Larry, I love Slate Grey. A big improvement.
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#201 Post by Larry Brooks »

Martin Benade wrote: Fri Mar 29, 2024 8:39 am Larry, I love Slate Grey. A big improvement.
I agree Martin. Out of dozens of 356's this only the third Slate Gray version I've owned. All three had been painted other colors by previous owners, but this is the first one I switched back to its original color. I understand why it was Steve McQueens favorite Porsche color.

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#202 Post by Ric Tiplady »

Royal Blue
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#203 Post by Bill Oldham »

Sure looks like LOVELY Royal Blue Ric! Here for comparison against crater lake blue is TUB BLUE. With my best attempt at Royal Blue. Image

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#204 Post by Bill Oldham »

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#205 Post by John Wurner »

Here is an Aetna blue original paint 1960 Coupe.
Nice color. From what I have been told 60-61 only.
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#206 Post by Rudy Rodriguez-Duret »

One off Rul 5007 Brilliant blue used on 1963 press car
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Re: Pictures of 356's in original paint colors

#207 Post by George Krompecher »

Rudy Rodriguez-Duret wrote: Mon Jun 10, 2024 5:17 am One off Rul 5007 Brilliant blue used on 1963 press car
RAL 5007, not Rul.

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#208 Post by Rudy Rodriguez-Duret »

Correct, iPhone has a small keypad and I have an even worse memory 😅
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