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Going to go and buy paint for the dragster today. Havnt decided exact color as of yet but running out of time. Local track cancelled this weekend so hoped to get some color on the panels this coming week. Wanted to wrap it but don't need to spend that much at this time. So going to go with a solid color. Thinking of a dark blue. Anyone have and suggestions or names of colors I can look up online? Kona blue is one I'm looking at but thought someone here might know of something that looks good on a dragster. I searched images on the internet but most are multicolor designs. Thanks for your time. Going with my buddy to get paint this afternoon.


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I used a dark blue metallic for some lettering on my boat years ago. Really pops in the sun. I always wanted to paint my car that color. It is a Mazda color from about 2001. We rode through car lots to find it.

I'd also look at VW colors. Really nice colors on the beetles over the last 15 years.


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I find it helpful to go to the dealership or a car lot to find a color I like. Then get the paint code. It's hard to look at the color in there book.
 
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Jeff , Kona blue is a great choice. I always liked a chevy color Midnight Blue Metallic. But I think Kona will hold up better over time. My 2 cents ....


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Thanks Matt I'm going to search those. I appreciate it.


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Great suggestion superpro54. J178red the kona blue looks good online. I am indecisive like my alcohol or gas choice was. I'm not opposed to other color suggestions to look at. My friend who is going to paint it has time this afternoon to go to Lubbock to pick out paint so decision is being made today. Thanks for everyone's time.


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Blue like every other dragster at the track....
 
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I really like the copperhead pearl metallic color Dodge has used on their trucks. I saw a late model Vette Roadster body painted with it a couple years ago and man it was nice.

GM has a Fusion Orange that's similar.



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I saw a red Lexus the other day that was absolutely amazing.


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I have heard dragsters are black.
I really have no idea, just what I heard.
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I had a 2004 Mustang, Sonic Blue paint code SN. Might not be as dark as you want but it always looked awesome.

Ford had two blues during those years, one dark (WB) and the lighter one (SN).
 
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Hard to argue against blue. Two reasons.Most everything I have ever owned is blue. Number one reason.Sky is blue and water(before man screws it up) blue and water covers 2/3 the earth so my guess is God likes blue too.

China pearl blue works for me,but then had 4 funny cars and two dragsters that color and when I can afford paint job for few it will be too.




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For a blue, I really like the Dodge Patriot blue. GM has a really similar color now too I see.
 
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House of Kolor strato blue . . Prettiest blue you will find



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Jeff, what color did you end up going with?


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I went a total different direction. 2 reasons my buddy who was getting panels stripped had already began painting. The other reason is the wife had idea about paint so when I'm done with it I will try to figure out how to post pics. Before fire -- and pic of dragster in burnt up trailer and when done. Every bolt nut and part has to be rubbed cleaned or replaced. I am almost done with chassis and parts. Going to be plain looking for a while. Hope to race this weekend in Amarillo.


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