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I was thinking about having my element painted a different color to make it stand out from the grees, blue, black, gray and red. Anyone know of a good nat'l painting place. Any suggested colors that will turn heads?

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Wouldn't go to a nation wide paint place, ie. maaco, earl scheib, etc. Find a high quality local shop and look at their work, not just pictures either. Prep is everything for a good paint job, those national cut rate companies do very little prep and the paint jobs can have a short life. I would expect to spend 2-3k dollars or more on a good job, though an element may be less (less sheet metal, unpainted plastic).
 

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Immediately upon seeing the colors for the first time, I wondered why there was no yellow. Or a real orange. SOP seems more red than orange in most lights.

I say paint it yellow.
 

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[quote:c8c982efb8="hunterbase"]Immediately upon seeing the colors for the first time, I wondered why there was no yellow. Or a real orange. SOP seems more red than orange in most lights.

I say paint it yellow.[/quote:c8c982efb8]

Then it would look like a midget school bus...I rode the little bus for years, I'm damn sure not gonna buy my own!
 

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Go with House of Kolors paint. Any color. Make sure to post pics when painted.
 

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No, this is a short bus!



Then it would look like a midget school bus...I rode the little bus for years, I'm damn sure not gonna buy my own!
Why would you buy two anyway? I mean, you already have one in the color you want....
 

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OMG The Richard Simmons E is too freakin' funny.....but I am surprised it doesn't have the E wearing a tank top with lots of flair!


There is something to be said about the E coming in yellow or red.....my husband has already said that if the E came in either one of those colors he would buy, but since it doesn't he is a bit torn on color, and between the E and the Civic or Accord.

I also think that a DARK Metallic Deep Purple would look awesome, but that is my opinion! And hey what about a deep metallic gunmetal gray....then the plastic panels would just slightly contrast....I think it would be sweet!

I wish I was brave enough to go get my E painted, not that I don't love my EBP, but I just think it would be cool to even further customize my E!
 

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Penguin, interesting idea. an alloy-finish E. Like the Studio E. But keeping the plastic panels.


Isn't the blue changing for '04? Did I read that here? Maybe Honda will decide to add yellow in a year or two. Seems logical for the "demographic" they pitch at.
 
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