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#1 mole53

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 02:01 PM

I plan on building Revells 2008 Mustang as an Eleanor tribute. What I'd like to know is 1) What color was the original and is there a rattle can paint that closely matches it? 2) I can't tell from the movie what color was the interior? This is not going to be a detailed build, but I suffer from AMS so that's anybody's guess. Thanks in advance for any help.

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 02:07 PM

Do you mean the original 1974 movie?


Edited by MAGNUM4342, 11 June 2013 - 02:13 PM.


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Posted 11 June 2013 - 02:59 PM

1974 was a bright orange 1973mach1.jpg

and the second was a gray color mustang2.jpg

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 03:16 PM

Okay, ummm...I don't know how you are seeing orange, but the original Eleanor was code 2157 yellow.

 

 

 

 

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Edited by MAGNUM4342, 11 June 2013 - 03:22 PM.


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Posted 11 June 2013 - 03:24 PM

Thanks for the replies. My bad, it's the 2nd movie.

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 04:34 PM

The name of the color is Pepper Gray. If you look on the Eleanor fourm DuPont is the best match for the color. 

Also the black stripes are not a plain black,  it is a metallic black

 

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Posted 12 June 2013 - 03:14 AM

If you're using rattle cans, I'd go with Tamiya light gunmetal and metallic black



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Posted 12 June 2013 - 10:24 AM

The name of the color is Pepper Gray. If you look on the Eleanor fourm DuPont is the best match for the color. 
Also the black stripes are not a plain black,  it is a metallic black
 
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I never knew that... I always figured it was Ford dark shadow grey.

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 05:18 AM

Okay, ummm...I don't know how you are seeing orange, but the original Eleanor was code 2157 yellow.
 
 
 
 
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Two words color blind and that is why I included a picture of the car.

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 08:41 AM

Okay, ummm...I don't know how you are seeing orange, but the original Eleanor was code 2157 yellow. 

 

 

And what a god-awful color it was.



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Posted 13 June 2013 - 10:29 AM

Lol yes sometimes it is a blessing I can't always see true colors others a curse

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 10:47 AM

Lol yes sometimes it is a blessing I can't always see true colors others a curse

Understood. I have a sister who is color blind. I would think though, with that condition you probably shouldn't be trying to tell folks what color something is right? I mean I'm not trying to be rude, although I'm probably coming across that way. But that's a bit like someone with no depth perception trying to describe distance.



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Posted 18 June 2013 - 05:33 AM

Hey guy's, I didn't mean to start no wars, thanks for all the info. This project is so far down the road, it's out of sight. Thanks again for the info.

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 03:02 PM

Oh no war at all I understand where he is coming from 100% Honestly he is right. This is something I have to remember before I jump to answer a question. Sometimes my urge to help others like I've been helped overcomes my senses

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 04:33 PM

Oh no war at all I understand where he is coming from 100% Honestly he is right. This is something I have to remember before I jump to answer a question. Sometimes my urge to help others like I've been helped overcomes my senses

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 07:27 PM

Like I said in a pm to magnum4342 (P.I. Sorry couldn't resist the joke) I wish there were more guys like him who tactfully approach issues! 99.9% of the B.S. would stop. Back to the topic at hand good luck with your build I'll be watching all be it in a color scewed way lol :oD