Hey Folks -
I am having my '65 Cutlass redone due to a nasty case of the tin worm. It was my father's car and the car I grew up wrenching on. The full story can be found in this thread here: https://forums.vwvortex.com/showthre...lass-work-log). As we've gone through the car I've been telling others (and myself) that if I change it too much it wouldn't be my father's car. In trying to keep with that theme I've been trying to find a red that would look good with the red interior. I have never been a fan of the shade that was on the car (re-paint done in the mid-90's) and really wanted something a little darker.
I've been searching for the past couple months and really am not happy with any of the reds. Truth is I really don't like red cars to begin with. I'm now contemplating a color change, something that would look good with red interior (I LOVE red interiors, so that's staying). I came across an image of Porsche Slate Grey with the red interior and absolutely love it.
So here are my questions:
1. Should I do a color change? I know, build it how I want it. The car isn't original anyway so keeping it red for value's sake means nothing.
2. If I were to keep it red, what color red would you suggest?
3. If I am changing the color, what colors looks great with the red interior and would make the chrome pop?
Here's how she was before the surgery:
Best picture I have of the red interior:
Here's the Slate Grey color I like: