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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by lankyboy101, Dec 14, 2004.

  1. lankyboy101

    lankyboy101 New Member

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    I realy dont know what colour to go for when i get an audi i like Akoya silver, Dolphin grey or Ebony Black swaying slightly towards Dolphin grey. or any other favorites u suggest it would be intresting to see what colours people prefer.
     
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  3. synthdood

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    Depends on the model.
    Personally I found that on the sportback the dark colours (black, dark greys) kind of spoilt the lines of the car. The 3 door is easier in that respect. Akoya seems to be a popular color for many people.
     
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    I agree with synthdood that with a dark color the lines of the sportback are not that nice shown as with light color. Despite the fact that i ordered mine in ebony black. Liquid blue is nice too. (not in de car configurator, but it is in real)
     
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    larsa you got any pics of the car in liquid blue?
     
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    I always find that very dark colours need cleaning more often than colours like blue etc etc. I had a Golf GTI in black many years ago and swore never again. Still IMHO!

    Peter
     
  7. Calibos

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    Brilliant Black for me. The most beautiful colour of them all.......if you are prepared to put in the work. Otherwise the biggest pain in the arse!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

    I'm prepared to wash it everyweek with a polish and wax every month, in fact not only am I prepared to do it, I enjoy it. The monthly 4-5 hour polish/waxing sessions are a great upperbody workout too! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

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    Calibos said:
    Brilliant Black for me. The most beautiful colour of them all.......if you are prepared to put in the work. Otherwise the biggest pain in the arse!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

    I'm prepared to wash it everyweek with a polish and wax every month, in fact not only am I prepared to do it, I enjoy it. The monthly 4-5 hour polish/waxing sessions are a great upperbody workout too! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif


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    I too am a sado thats more than happy to spend far to much time on cleaning my car.

    Gives me an excuse to get out of the house for a few hours...

    Plus if you use a decent wax, personally I use Zymol Concours wax, then they stay quite clean for a while...

    J.
     
  9. dorgan

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    Another ebony black car here /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif

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    Yeah, brilliant black here also. Needs cleaning all the time, but certainly worth it - when clean /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif

    - Yak
     
  11. I have Moro Blue and when clean looks the business but can be a pain to keep clean, it looks almost black at the minute. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  12. lb26

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    I really wanted black but had a black golf b4 it so i went for dolphin grey,no regrets really suits the car.
     
  13. Personal choice was Dolphin Grey, a really understated colour, I hate the chrome trim around the grill on my A3 but the grey colour lessens the impact of it. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     

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