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#551846 - 05/01/19 10:31 AM I almost lost my sanity....
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Registered: 17/09/10
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choosing the colour of my new +4....

Finally settled on Jaguar opalescent silver blue ... (definitely)

The missus is no longer willing to talk about it anymore...

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#551848 - 05/01/19 10:41 AM Re: I almost lost my sanity.... [Re: Carrotious]
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Why not a two tone for family harmony?
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#551849 - 05/01/19 10:41 AM Re: I almost lost my sanity.... [Re: Carrotious]
BertR Offline

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Registered: 13/12/09
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I looked it up and conlude that you settled on a nice colour!
I think that over time one can get used to almost any colour and even appreciate it. I had the idea that red would be nice, but arrived at lancia midnight blue.

For the further education and entertainment of this forum, I think you need to share more details on the colour selection process and why your better half will not discuss it any more. Was she consulted, and you decided otherwise?

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#551855 - 05/01/19 11:24 AM Re: I almost lost my sanity.... [Re: BertR]
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Perhaps that is his swmbo choice Bert? grin2
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#551872 - 05/01/19 12:29 PM Re: I almost lost my sanity.... [Re: Carrotious]
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Thats a gorgeous colour on a Morgan. If i were to buy one now it would be my colour of choice.

Black interior or dark blue?
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#551887 - 05/01/19 01:20 PM Re: I almost lost my sanity.... [Re: Carrotious]
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Once my wife settled on a colour that I thought looked quite nice, I just went with the flow. Much less aggro and freed up my thinking time for the options list.
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#551945 - 05/01/19 05:53 PM Re: I almost lost my sanity.... [Re: Carrotious]
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Our S2 (sorry it's not a trad) is in Jaguar Silverlake Blue and it looks brilliant in the sun and also when driving down lit streets at night. The reflections down the bonnet take on a lovely colour.



In some lights it looks silver and others the blue is quite strong.
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#551947 - 05/01/19 06:03 PM Re: I almost lost my sanity.... [Re: Carrotious]
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Always happy with green for a Morgan , very traditional Mog colour .
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#552044 - 06/01/19 08:47 AM Re: I almost lost my sanity.... [Re: Paul F]
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Originally Posted By Paul F
Once my wife settled on a colour that I thought looked quite nice, I just went with the flow. Much less aggro and freed up my thinking time for the options list.


That’s the process I used. Easier and quicker than pouring over colour charts and the Car Creator for hours for the same result.
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#552066 - 06/01/19 10:41 AM Re: I almost lost my sanity.... [Re: Carrotious]
Carrotious Offline
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this is ostensibly my car.
As such it was up to me...
Yet there was underlying currents of pressure...
The final choice is a no compromise choice but it took a lot of soul surching and internet hours...
The missus tiered of my angst...
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