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Old 05-05-11, 06:58 PM   #1
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Default New Paint Job Coming Soon!! (Need Opinions!)

So im going to paint my 1991 LS Soon!! (Seeing as its primer).

The original color was Dark Walnut Pearl, (Color Code 4K8. Really Nice Color if you ask me.. too bad it was too *********** Up...)

Now i want your opinions on which OEM Lexus Color (Along with color code) You like best!!!!

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Old 05-05-11, 07:31 PM   #2
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depends on what kind of build you're doing.

what are your plans for the car?
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Old 05-05-11, 07:45 PM   #3
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Dark Taupe Metallic! Not sure what the code is tho
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I Want a Classy but Unique Design! Something with that when People see it people say "What The F***?! I Want to drive that S***!" Hahaha!
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for the first part go with bright yellow or lime green, or anything similarly fluorescent.

for the second part, stance it out and give it bajillion hp. oh and make it pretty.
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A deep, dark, fine flaked metallic. I like the Smoky Granite Mica and Deep Sea Mica on the current Lexus IS and LS respectively. Though these colors are too dark for my actual tastes, my alter car ego is

Depends on your build-up. Even at stock, these are some nice colors and shows the updated color scheme.
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Old 05-05-11, 10:23 PM   #7
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still waiting for u
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Old 05-05-11, 10:35 PM   #8
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Whichever the Piano black on them was looks great and whatever the plack pearl is on the current is look amazing sucks to keep clean
If you want original there's chrysler sublime
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Old 05-06-11, 08:15 AM   #9
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I have been keeping an eye open and all of the IS colors are so badass! I Saw an LS600hL In Opaline Pearl (1G5)!

That was the best color i have ever seen!
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for the first part go with bright yellow or lime green, or anything similarly fluorescent.

for the second part, stance it out and give it bajillion hp. oh and make it pretty.
You forgot the stickers.

Oh, for the OP...if you don't care about it being an original OEM color, go with Black Sapphire Pearl (available on newer models). I'm assuming money is not a concern here though.

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Old 05-07-11, 07:41 PM   #11
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Mine is the OEM white pearl, I'm repainting the bumpers and door claddings,getting rid of the two tone paint job gonna have it all solid tri stage white. I'll post pics when it's done
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