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'76 Limousine Repaint: Color?

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Eventually, my '76 Fleetwood Seventy-Five Limousine will need a repaint. (Actually, it could use one now.) The original paint is faded and there is a lot of spider-webbing.

It is currently black with a black vinyl top and I am deciding which color to have it repainted. Keep it black or a dark blue with dark blue vinyl roof.

I already have one black Cadillac ('69 Fleetwood Brougham) so it would be nice to have a blue one.

Here are some photos to compare and a chance to vote!
Left pic: my '76; Right: a blue '74.
 

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What color is the interior?

I'd go for black, keep it orginal.
 

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I did forget to mention the interior. It is black.
 

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I was thinking dark blue when I read the title but after seeing the pics I think that car should stay black. Nice ride.
 

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Black!

Do you have it registered for movie work? As soon as you get it painted, you should...
My '69 Fleetwood Brougham was used in one scene for a TV series ("Cold Case").
No movie scenes yet for the limo.
 

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I was thinking dark blue when I read the title but after seeing the pics I think that car should stay black. Nice ride.
Glad you like it. I will have owned it 10 years when July gets here (bought July 9, 1999).
 

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Black is the only proper color for a Fleetwood Series 75 formal limousine.
 

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Black.......dark black.....black :thepan: black :thepan: black :thepan: black.

Wonderfully elegant automobile sir.

With fresh paint (black remember) it will be simply stunning.

Martin.
 

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Hope you caught the sarcasm in that post.

A very dark grey might look good on a factory limo, but you just can't beat a really clean black limo.
Funny thing is, I've seen one in that factory minty green that was so popular in the mid-70. It had a tan interior, but it was a 9 passenger sedan rather than the formal limousine. I can't say it was completely horrible, but it was not what I'd call distiguished.
 

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Black.......dark black.....black :thepan: black :thepan: black :thepan: black.
So what color do you prefer? :D

Wonderfully elegant automobile sir.
Thanks. I've owned it since July, 1999 and am still impressed by it.

With fresh paint (black remember) it will be simply stunning.

Martin
They do look great in black. Something to consider.
 

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Funny thing is, I've seen one in that factory minty green that was so popular in the mid-70. It had a tan interior, but it was a 9 passenger sedan rather than the formal limousine. I can't say it was completely horrible, but it was not what I'd call distiguished.
A few years back someone had photos of his '72 green Fleetwood Limousine on the internet. He was not thrilled with the (original) green color. I remember his first name is Dave.
 

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Black would be the obvious choice. Either that or some kind of metallic grey. Also, somehow I think a really formal, really dark forest green metallic might look good with the black interior.

By the way, Fleet, how do you go about getting a car listed for movie work? This sounds interesting.
 

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Black would be the obvious choice. Either that or some kind of metallic grey. Also, somehow I think a really formal, really dark forest green metallic might look good with the black interior.
I am leaning toward dark blue.

By the way, Fleet, how do you go about getting a car listed for movie work? This sounds interesting.
A Cadillac friend gave me phone number to a company which uses all type of cars for movies, TV and commercials.
 
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