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Old 03-15-2010, 12:25 AM   #1
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Has anyone ever thought about painting their SS Synergy Green?

Just a thought cause i finally saw Synergy Green in person at the Auto Show in New Orleans and thought it was beautiful just wish it would come in an SS
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Old 03-15-2010, 05:35 AM   #2
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I looked at one at a local dealership Saturday, not my cup of tea. But the white on orange one was right on. Tolded my wife to buy it, she has been wanting one for a while.We picked up a 69 Camaro a couple of months ago to fix up. It would look great sitting beside it in my new garage.
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Old 03-15-2010, 05:54 AM   #3
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I'd wait to see if the Synergy Green gets added to the 2011 color line up or become available on the SS before making the decision to paint an SS.
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Old 03-15-2010, 05:56 AM   #4
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only if you want to greatly lower it's resale value...
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Old 03-15-2010, 08:34 AM   #5
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I looked at one at a local dealership on Saturday and it is HOT!
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Old 03-15-2010, 09:03 AM   #6
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Old 03-15-2010, 09:05 AM   #7
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Old 03-15-2010, 09:25 AM   #8
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I like RJT better...
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Old 03-15-2010, 09:32 AM   #9
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Old 03-15-2010, 09:55 AM   #10
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Old 03-15-2010, 10:11 AM   #11
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only if you want to greatly lower it's resale value...
Painting the car will not lower the resale value.
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Old 03-15-2010, 10:33 AM   #12
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Painting the car will not lower the resale value.
Ok whatever.....Go ahead and do it...
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Old 03-15-2010, 10:37 AM   #13
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Ok whatever.....Go ahead and do it...
I have in the past with no issues selling a car. There is always someone out there who will buy it regardless of the color.
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Old 03-15-2010, 10:38 AM   #14
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Painting the car will not lower the resale value.
Oh yes it will. If you have a car that is not original and the informed buyer knows it, the money that car will command is less. Take that to the bank.
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Old 03-15-2010, 10:40 AM   #15
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That would cost a lot, I'd wait to see if it is offered down the road.
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Old 03-15-2010, 10:40 AM   #16
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Oh yes it will. If you have a car that is not original and the informed buyer knows it, the money that car will command is less. Take that to the bank.
Not everyone cares about the paperwork or originality of a car. Not everyone is a car collector and entusiast. Apparently you know nothing of the Custom Car market. Take that to the bank.
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Old 03-15-2010, 10:49 AM   #17
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Not everyone cares about the paperwork or originality of a car. Not everyone is a car collector and entusiast. Apparently you know nothing of the Custom Car market. Take that to the bank.
The thing is you are not talking about a custom car. you are talking about repainting a new Camaro a different FACTORY color from original.. Big difference there...
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Old 03-15-2010, 10:51 AM   #18
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You would lose less money if you just sold your and buy a green one from the factory. Never do a color change if you care at all about the value. Already said here many times...
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Old 03-15-2010, 10:52 AM   #19
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Ask Forum Member TJ91 that question lol
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Old 03-15-2010, 11:30 AM   #20
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The thing is you are not talking about a custom car. you are talking about repainting a new Camaro a different FACTORY color from original.. Big difference there...
A custom car is a passenger vehicle that has been modified in either of the following two ways. First, a custom car may be altered to improve its performance, often by altering or replacing the engine and transmission. Second, a custom car may be a personal "styling" statement by the re-styler/re-builder, making the car look "unique" and unlike any car that might have been factory finished.

Changing the color of the paint that was not offered on that car from the factory would be considered custom.
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Old 03-15-2010, 11:32 AM   #21
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My guess then is that the guy on here that painted his car the same color as the Bumblebee transformers car lost a ton of value on his car too. Judging by your statement that car plummeted in value.
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Old 03-15-2010, 11:58 AM   #22
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It would for me. I wouldn't want nothing to do with a car that was repainted.
How do I know if it was just a color change or all smashed up and put back together.
This car is pretty worthless then. Who knows if he smashed it up, the car was in pieces.

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Looks like pages worth of people that love what hes has done. My guess is he could sell it for alot more than what he paid for the car. This would be an appreciation of value, not a depreciation as many of you think. Not all paint jobs ruin a cars value, especially if its done right.

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The green is ok. I sure wouldn't pop 10k to have it done to my car though.
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A custom car is a passenger vehicle that has been modified in either of the following two ways. First, a custom car may be altered to improve its performance, often by altering or replacing the engine and transmission. Second, a custom car may be a personal "styling" statement by the re-styler/re-builder, making the car look "unique" and unlike any car that might have been factory finished.

Changing the color of the paint that was not offered on that car from the factory would be considered custom.
Apparently you missed the definition of a custom car, so i posted it again. Repainting a car a color not offered in that model from the factory is custom.

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Is your last name webster? That's your definition not mine.
Not my definition either. Look it up.
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