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Old 12-03-2009, 10:39 AM   #1
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silver boring?

so since the cut of abm i was debating between black or silver. i live on a gravel road and realised black would never look clean for me. plus stone chips and scratches would show up too fast. so i went with silver. when i told my co worker she said "BORING" and that i should have got black. does anyone else think silver is boring? i know in the camaro brochure the silver one looks amazing.
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Old 12-03-2009, 10:42 AM   #2
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it's not boring...in my opinion, i think it's different then alot of other silvers, i'm goin with Imperial Blue...you get blue(durin the day) and black(durin the night)
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http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5216

I'm biased, but I don't see anything 'boring' about silver. And, based on the commercials, I believe Chevrolet finds silver pretty exciting.

Check out the above thread and you tell me....
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so since the cut of abm i was debating between black or silver. i live on a gravel road and realised black would never look clean for me. plus stone chips and scratches would show up too fast. so i went with silver. when i told my co worker she said "BORING" and that i should have got black. does anyone else think silver is boring? i know in the camaro brochure the silver one looks amazing.
Imo, silver, grey and black cars are just "meh" and boring especially on sports and muscle cars.
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Old 12-03-2009, 10:47 AM   #5
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Old 12-03-2009, 10:48 AM   #6
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Its not my favorite color either but there's a reason they come in 10 different colors. It seems like every week there's another new thread about Camaro colors. I've said it before- I've never seen a bad looking clean 5th gen Camaro.
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Old 12-03-2009, 10:49 AM   #7
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I'm biased, but I don't see anything 'boring' about silver. And, based on the commercials, I believe Chevrolet finds silver pretty exciting.

Check out the above thread and you tell me....
Most automakers use silvers and greys because they photograph and film the lines of the car better then other colors. If you pay attention to commercials you will notice that the vast majority of cars shown are silver or grey.
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Old 12-03-2009, 10:51 AM   #8
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Old 12-03-2009, 10:53 AM   #9
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Old 12-03-2009, 10:54 AM   #10
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Can't stand any silver car. Too many hondas and toyotas that are silver. They just blend with the sky line. Should have gotten yellow, or white with orange stripes. They both still look good dirty.
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Old 12-03-2009, 10:54 AM   #11
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yeah i gotta say silver is boring, but its better than black, black only looks good when its new, after a few months you get swirl marks and its always dirty you can't keep it clean. so it ends up looking like shit
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Old 12-03-2009, 10:55 AM   #12
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Get the IOM interior and that takes the boring right out. Of course black is the way to go.
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Old 12-03-2009, 10:58 AM   #13
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does anyone else think silver is boring?
I do, but I also think it's the best canvas for custom paint details.
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Old 12-03-2009, 11:00 AM   #14
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I'm partial to black, but I've seen less silver ones on the road and it really all comes down to what color you're happy with. I wouldn't call it boring, but it doesn't stand out as much as some of the other colors.
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Old 12-03-2009, 11:02 AM   #15
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GM seems to think that the Ice Silver Metalic looks pretty good since they use it in all of their literature and Hotwheels used it for their car and the remote control car at Camaro Collection is also ISM. Mine is ISM because my 2002 SS was pewter and silver seems to always look clean even when it isn't. My 1998 Z-28 was black and looked dirty two minutes after I washed and waxed it. Boring? 6.2 liters, 400 ponies, six speed with tapshift, boring? Perhaps she's the boring one. What does she drive?
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Old 12-03-2009, 11:02 AM   #16
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This thread will have as many responses as there are people on this forum willing to reply

Who cares what everyone else thinks? Buy what YOU like dude. Plain and simple.
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Old 12-03-2009, 11:05 AM   #18
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Most automakers use silvers and greys because they photograph and film the lines of the car better then other colors. If you pay attention to commercials you will notice that the vast majority of cars shown are silver or grey.
Which is a great explanation of why SILVER is not boring!

You strengthened my point, lol
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Old 12-03-2009, 11:05 AM   #19
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I'm biased, but I don't see anything 'boring' about silver. And, based on the commercials, I believe Chevrolet finds silver pretty exciting.

Check out the above thread and you tell me....
Yeah i know in the camaro commercial, of all the colors the camaro has, they picked silver to show it off. my salesman also recommended silver. he told me he is normally a fan of black on sports cars but he says black can tend to hide some of the curves and shape of the camaro and lighter colors like silver accentuates them. when my co worker sees my silver camaro parked by her black vue we will see how boring silver looks i guess.
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Old 12-03-2009, 11:07 AM   #20
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Every car and truck I've owned until now has been black and I can tell you it's a b*tch to upkeep. But when it's washed and waxed, it's beautiful. The silver is a little mundane compared to the other colors available, but you can add your own unique touches to it and make it stand out.

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Old 12-03-2009, 11:14 AM   #21
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Absolutely nothing Boring about SIM!!! In direct sunlight combined with the angles of this car, it is just "Stunning"
Silver is a Classic Muscle Car color that never gets dated. Plus, If it was your first choice you will regret not sticking with it.
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Old 12-03-2009, 11:29 AM   #22
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yea, it is so boring... makes the car look just like a Camry.





and if your not a stripe kinda guy...




Boring?... I think not!
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I didn't say I hate silver. I said" I can't stand it". Hate is such a nasty word.
Why ask an opinion if you think your only going to get back what you want to hear. I have white with orange stripes. Say what ever you want about it. I'm a big boy I can take it.
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Old 12-03-2009, 11:35 AM   #24
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yeah its not boring, but it would be maybe my 5th or 6th color choice
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You absolutely will not regret silver if you like it in the pictures
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