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I'm contemplating on weater I should paint my car Black or Yellow. The car was originally Black.
I really like black cause it looks stealthy, but also like Yellow cause it just stands out. Does anyone know some color options for Black and Yellow?
I want everyones opinion/ Input.
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Go Y-49 :lol:

Its up to you on what you want. Do you want a DD or a show car? DD stay black, show car go with the standing out colors.

Cops can really see a car that stands out from the others.
 

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But i was told its only when you own a Y-49 from the factory, but its not cursed if you paint it that way.
 

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Thanks for the opinions, This car is a daily driver. I wanted to go yellow, but like you guys mentioned It would definatly stand out to cops and theives. But if I go black it should be a little more ahhhh how you say less appealing to cops and theives. I'll take pictures once its all done to show you guys.
Oh yeah, Whats this y-49 curse i've been hearing about so much, someone please explain to me.

Thanks community!
 

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Just another FYI, if you go black the prep work needs to be damn perfect or it will show. Lighter colors don't "tell" on the bodywork like dark ones do.
 

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dude go two-face and do a two-tone job. :shock: heh jk.

y49 curse is a long history of accidents, breakdowns, and quirks that follow CRXs with the barbados (sp?) yellow (code Y-49) color from the factory. even extensive TLC, carefull driving, and resprays to different colors can't save you. if you go yellow, and like adventure, go y-49 !! :lol:
 

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Y-49 FTW!
 

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I would go with black 8) and to be honest a IMHO a good paint job would make a black CRX look better than a Y-49 any day!!

Although yellow does look good too, ollie might like this....



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As posted above, a color which reflects more light will tend to hide imperfections in body work. So, if you want to get away with less body work, go with a lighter color.
 
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