Should I dye the white vinyl top black?

Discussion in 'Color is everything!' started by Canadian GS 350, Feb 5, 2019.

  1. Canadian GS 350

    Canadian GS 350 Well-Known Member

    What do you think if I paint the white vinyl top black? It’s a number matching gs350 with white bench seat interior.........just think it would look better black vinyl top. I think it would look a lot tougher.

    Thoughts?
     

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  2. Redmanf1

    Redmanf1 Gold Level Contributor

    No way, white & flame orange is much better...
     
  3. Gold GS

    Gold GS Well-Known Member

    The white looks good. I would leave it the way it is.
     
  4. Redmanf1

    Redmanf1 Gold Level Contributor

    I had a 72 GS 455 Flame orange coupe with black top and interior. I kike the white/white better.
     
  5. hugger

    hugger Well-Known Member

    Leave it white,..please
     
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  6. Nailhead

    Nailhead Gold Level Contributor

    I would stay with the white---or strip the vinyl off and go solid color.
     
  7. Mike Trom

    Mike Trom Blah, Blah, Blah

    I like white but have someone photoshop the top black so you can get an idea of what it would look like before changing it. Or someone has to have a picture of a flame orange/black top GS available.
     
  8. buick64203

    buick64203 Just plum crazy Staff Member

    Are you nuts? :D:D Like Ethan said, leave it white please! The orange wont "pop" as much with a black top
     
  9. Philip66

    Philip66 Well-Known Member

    Another vote for leaving it white here.
    If you were changing the interior too, maybe then but not with white interior.
    It's your car so you can do exactly whatever you want with it.
    You asked for opinions and mine is that it looks so clean and sharp with white.
    It's a nice bright contrast!

    Philip T.
     
  10. Canadian GS 350

    Canadian GS 350 Well-Known Member

    Wow! lots of responses ....... for now she will keep her white top.
    I’ve got rear end and rear suspension to keep busy with for now.
    The car was purchased so my son in laws, grand kids and daughters can participate in the family hobby. Nowadays living in Vancouver is so expensive, young couples don’t have funds for a car, or even a place to store them. I was very fortunate to find this car literally in my neighbourhood.
    Thanks everyone
     
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  11. Ken Mild

    Ken Mild King of 18 Year Resto's

    Okay I'll hop in. White!
     
  12. Redmanf1

    Redmanf1 Gold Level Contributor

    I have attached a few pictures of my old 72 GS in flame orange and black. I had it painted sometime after this picture, I removed the side molding and was going to remove the vinyl top. I also wanted to delete the upper peak moldings but did not as I did not want that much body work done. It was a Calf car..


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    72 GS.JPG 72 GS1.JPG 72 GS2.JPG
     
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  13. Redmanf1

    Redmanf1 Gold Level Contributor

    I dug through my email to find these pictures, as I cannot get to my server right now. You can see the side molding removed and I included a few in shop with and without top. I like it without the top but I hated to remove it because it was an original Calf 50k mile car..


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    GSa.jpg GSc.jpg GSd.jpg GSf.JPG
     
  14. Canadian GS 350

    Canadian GS 350 Well-Known Member

    Love it. Thanks for the pics
     
  15. BYoung

    BYoung Stage me

    Flame Orange is a killer color on these cars.
     
  16. FJM568

    FJM568 Well-Known Member

    Black top with black interior looks good. But black top with white interior would not. Keep the top white.
     
  17. buick64203

    buick64203 Just plum crazy Staff Member

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  18. FJM568

    FJM568 Well-Known Member

    Would it have been too crude if I said it this way?

    "It's always better when the carpet and drapes match"

    :D
     
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  19. 72STAGE1

    72STAGE1 Runnin' with the Devil

  20. 1972Mach1

    1972Mach1 Just some guy.....

    Keep the outside and inside tied together. White with white........
     

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