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Old 02-23-2011, 04:04 PM   #1
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Carbon Flash Metallic pics?

any body have a pic of this paint?
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Old 02-23-2011, 05:18 PM   #2
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It hasnt been realised yet on the Camaro.

But here it is on another car..

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Old 02-23-2011, 06:07 PM   #3
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and I believe it is on the equinox as well. just saw one at my dealer today and it said Carbon Black or the like....
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Old 02-23-2011, 07:05 PM   #4
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and I believe it is on the equinox as well. just saw one at my dealer today and it said Carbon Black or the like....
does it look better than black?
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Old 02-23-2011, 07:19 PM   #5
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does it look better than black?
My dad had a friend that bought a metallic black Porsche back in the day and he payed for it without even seeing it first. when he got it he hated it because it looked like a black car covered in dust in most light. I don't know if it will look better than black but when a black car is very clean its hard to beat.
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Old 02-23-2011, 07:24 PM   #6
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does it look better than black?
I thought so! And I don't like Black on a car or truck or anything that large... I have always been partial to metallic paint.

It has a carbon color undertone to it. Kinda like Carbon Fiber without the weave just the silver/grey-ish metallic in the paint...

Pretty cool IMHO...
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Old 02-23-2011, 07:31 PM   #7
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Isn't it the Black Granite that is on the Malibu?
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Old 02-23-2011, 07:33 PM   #8
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does it look better than black?
I think it will look cool, but it would have to be one heck of a color to beat black. Need to see it in person on the Camaro.
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Old 02-23-2011, 07:35 PM   #9
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Isn't it the Black Granite that is on the Malibu?
Yes it is. My wife's Malibu is that color. I would love a Camaro in that color....Oh and it blows the black they use now , out of the water , there is absolutely no comparison
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Old 02-23-2011, 09:42 PM   #10
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there is a couple of GM cars have the Black Carbon Metallic i don't like it my self it's lime mixing CGM with black
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Old 02-23-2011, 09:49 PM   #11
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there is a couple of GM cars have the Black Carbon Metallic i don't like it my self it's lime mixing CGM with black
Yeah its way to close to black and CGM.. GM should have come out with another blue to replace ABM
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Old 02-23-2011, 11:06 PM   #12
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there is a couple of GM cars have the Black Carbon Metallic i don't like it my self it's lime mixing CGM with black
Lime? You mean lame?

I prefer it over both CGM and Black.
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Old 02-24-2011, 01:18 AM   #13
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imagine it with IOM stripes and IO interior
Folks.....we have a winner
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Old 02-24-2011, 08:16 AM   #14
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It is the color I used for my two tone scheme. The metallic in the RJT flows with the Carbon Flash Metallic better than just a black. From a distance it looks black, until you walk past it, then it really stands out.
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Old 04-26-2011, 05:57 PM   #15
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Warming up this thread. I wanted CGM but alas...

Nice two tone... By the way whos the guy pointing? Lol.
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Old 04-26-2011, 06:17 PM   #16
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It is the color I used for my two tone scheme. The metallic in the RJT flows with the Carbon Flash Metallic better than just a black. From a distance it looks black, until you walk past it, then it really stands out.
He's absolutely right! Ive seen the car in person and it looks awesome!
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Old 04-26-2011, 06:30 PM   #17
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I had this color on a BMW, it bothered the hell out of me, always looked like it was dusty.
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Old 04-26-2011, 06:36 PM   #18
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It is the color I used for my two tone scheme. The metallic in the RJT flows with the Carbon Flash Metallic better than just a black. From a distance it looks black, until you walk past it, then it really stands out.
very nice color combo
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Old 04-26-2011, 08:26 PM   #19
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The paint code is 58. It has been called Carbon Flash Metallic, Black Granite Metallic, Carbon Black Metallic, and Black Ice Metallic. It's a sharp color, IMO...
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Old 04-26-2011, 09:06 PM   #20
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Carbon Flash on the 2012 45th Anniversary Camaro:
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Old 04-26-2011, 09:20 PM   #21
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It looks a lot like Ford's tuxedo black.
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Old 04-26-2011, 09:27 PM   #22
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It really does look kind of as described...like a dusty black...
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Old 04-26-2011, 09:34 PM   #23
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When I was a kid, I used to think the A team van was completely black with the stripe on the side. Then I went to the auto show in town, probably Carl Caspers and the van was grey n black two toned. This is giving me flash backs. Lol.
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Old 04-26-2011, 09:37 PM   #24
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i'm positive i saw this color on a new Cruze the other day.
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Old 04-27-2011, 11:43 AM   #25
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i'm positive i saw this color on a new Cruze the other day.
Yes this color does come on the new Cruze... my sister in law has one in that color.
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