m4ff3w Dork
11/14/08 4:44 p.m.

What color should I go with for my 81 X?

I'm torn between the the darker blue, orange, the yellow on the bottom row, and the darker silver on the bottom row.

I think the darker blue is winning though.

Stuc HalfDork
11/14/08 4:49 p.m.

I might have to go yellow with it, unless I went black.

Carson Reader
11/14/08 4:55 p.m.

What kind of message do you want it to send? Silver is more sensible, orange is more outrageous, lime green is where it's at. Or a retina-burning white.

maroon92 SuperDork
11/14/08 6:14 p.m.

81 X? an X-19?

Type Q
Type Q HalfDork
11/14/08 6:21 p.m.


(Or something that rhymes with it)

ValuePack HalfDork
11/14/08 7:48 p.m.

A pic of your car would help. Current/planned mods? What do you use it for?

Woody Dork
11/14/08 8:18 p.m.



ArtOfRuin Reader
11/14/08 8:49 p.m.

It's a Fiat X1/9. Click on where m4ff3w's avatar would be and it says it in his profile.

@ m4ff3w: The pic of your X in the Reader's Ride section won't show up on my computer.

maroon92 SuperDork
11/14/08 9:33 p.m.

no italian car looks right without a shade of red...

do it up Rosso Corsa.

Coupefan New Reader
11/14/08 9:40 p.m.

Italian car? Red. You can also do the other red, which is yellow. Either looks great on an X.

belteshazzar Dork
11/14/08 9:43 p.m.

white hides body work

Carson Reader
11/14/08 10:09 p.m.

Brown is period correct.

kpm New Reader
11/15/08 8:51 a.m.


Coupefan New Reader
11/15/08 10:12 a.m.

Anything valid to add?

914Driver Dork
11/15/08 10:22 a.m.

Red decks, white in the center, green bottom third. Or do the same Italian tri-color at an angle.


m4ff3w Dork
11/15/08 11:45 a.m.

I'll get some pics up once I get it back on the ground (got new tires today)

Car is my daily driver & autocrosser (or will soon be autoXer).

Current mods are limited to Megasquirt.and rust. Once rust is fixed and paint is applied, she is getting a turbo.

Feedyurhed Reader
11/15/08 5:58 p.m.

I gotta go with the orange or yellow.

Luke Dork
11/15/08 7:53 p.m.

Lime green

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bluevr6 New Reader
11/15/08 8:36 p.m.

I have 3 x's right now. all three 85's

1 is Rosso / Graphite 1 is Rosso / Nero 1 is champagne / nero

Do you want to stand out in a crowd? Fly Yello over a black or red interior.

My Uno Turbo project will be repainted solid champagne. My DSP x will be fly over black interior with red seats The rosso / graphite c only has a little over 20k miles on it, so paint will remain factory for a while.

Go with what you like, but if I were going blue, I would go VW Porcelain Blue (1998 color)

best regards, kevin

bluevr6 New Reader
11/15/08 8:38 p.m.
Carson wrote: Brown is period correct.

Dude, a good friend has several x's and all of the runners are fricken brown (2 74's and an 81)

Turd brown doesn't look good on any car.

bluevr6 New Reader
11/15/08 8:39 p.m.

Go to www.flu.org

Carson Reader
11/15/08 8:50 p.m.
Luke wrote: Lime green Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

+1, like I said in my original response. Even more so now that I see that picture.

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