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I want to two-tone my ride. I think it will add to my high class look I'm after. I have even purchased a trim set in poliched stainless to separate the colors.

My xB is BCP. Color choices so far are BCP over black, and champaign (silver with a hint of gold) over BCP.

I'd also like some recommendations on where to get the work done. Since I'm not painting door jams, is it ok to use Maaco?

Let me know.
 

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go to 3 or 4 diff body shops and ask lots of ????? one maaco may be diff from the
other the name of a place is not going to paint your car its the peeps who work there and look at the cars they are working on at the time.. the place i am have do my work does limo's mostly ..
 

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There is a place in town here that does interior and exterior work, they installed my canvas sunroof and did excellent work.

I'd love to get the paint work done by them I just know they will want too much. I'll check out local Maaco shops first, get a feel for the kind of work they turn out. I had an old Bug painted by a shop that did excellent work, but apparently they aren't in business anymore because I couldn't find them.

Any more input people have would be great, especially color choices. I'm totally in love with champaign on top, but I'm sure there are color choices I haven't explored yet.
 

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Honestly itll depend on the shop. I have a buddy that worked at Maaco who I trusted that did my two-tone. Unfortunately he no longer works there, but it was good deal for me. Im having some fun photoshops as we speak with your car. Ill probably send ya a PM before too long about it!

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Cool Scotty. Please do that for me.

Some ideas for you Scotty. I have toyed with red, black, silver, off-white, and champaign for colors so far.
 

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I agree with Jon ESPECIALLY if you get the bottom painted in two tone. Ive never had anyone comment on mine (no jams), but then again white/silver are close, and I only did the top. With BCP and anything, jams are a must.

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The champaign color on the bottom of this MR2 is what I'm thinking of going with.



Anyone want to try a photoshop?
 

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I'm not sold on the white yet. I think I want to add another color so to speak. Maybe an off-white or cream color.

I want to take advantage of this color and do something that really screams class.
 

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Ok, I played with photoshop a little tonight and here is some of what I created.









 

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That last one is supposed to be a cream color, came out kinda peacey if you ask me.
 

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Im loving that Champagne on the bottom. Thats pretty hot. No the blue. lol.

That black is nice though too. I think the champagne still wins though. Thats gangsta. Also, Id like to interject Im not a fan of the color coming all the way through the bumper. I think it looks best when it ends on the headlight. Plus, if you ever want a new bumper or something, itll be easier to change. Looks like some good photoshops though!

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Second last one is sharp also. The one with the creme colored sides.
 

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I really like the off-white on the bottom as well, but I think it takes away from the wheels. I'm going to leave the bottom dark, probably the BCP.

The top I will paint off-white, cream, champaign, or maybe even TCM. Those are the colors I'm going to play around with on photoshop next.
 
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