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      03-24-2008, 10:02 AM   #67
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An tinted too, looks sweet.
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      03-24-2008, 04:36 PM   #69
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wow, looks sweet. im deciding between AW and CR myself. what % tint did you go with?
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      03-24-2008, 08:57 PM   #70
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      05-03-2008, 09:07 PM   #71
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wow, looks sweet. im deciding between AW and CR myself. what % tint did you go with?
Also myself. I WAS 100% SURE about getting Alpine, BUT Crimson Red is RED HOT. I need to see one IN PERSON. Sweet.:w00t:
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      05-04-2008, 02:39 AM   #72
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Also myself. I WAS 100% SURE about getting Alpine, BUT Crimson Red is RED HOT. I need to see one IN PERSON. Sweet.:w00t:
Don't derail Jeff. :smile:
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      05-04-2008, 05:15 AM   #73
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OH MY you guys are so silly.
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      05-07-2008, 12:45 AM   #74
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I picked up mine tonight. Since I got it so late I have to make do with photos in craptacular light for the time being.

The leather is a little more red than the picture shows. But it's definitely not to much red:


Fluorescent lighting and on-camera flash, now that's a professional photography there:


Nice menacing front:


Gratuitous brake shot:


I'm trying to give y'all some idea of how the interior and exterior go together:


Anybody else notice a stripe effect in the black carpet?

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      05-07-2008, 03:16 AM   #75
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i'll give you this....its RED.

seriously, i would not have thought that red on red would look this good, but its a good combination and its interesting too that it looks so different in different lighting.
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      05-07-2008, 07:33 AM   #76
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Sorry, I don't like it. Way too much red for me. Ah well, it's your choice. Enjoy!
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      05-07-2008, 07:49 AM   #77
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i'll give you this....its RED.

seriously, i would not have thought that red on red would look this good, but its a good combination and its interesting too that it looks so different in different lighting.
I don't think it really looks different based on the lighting. It's just very challenging to get the white balance right on the camera in that situation and get a consistent photograph as a result. I tried some post processing but I still can't get an accurate representation of what you really see.
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      05-07-2008, 06:03 PM   #78
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I think it looks amazing, I just really want to see a crimson red 1 for real before ordering it.
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      05-07-2008, 07:17 PM   #79
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The massive thunderstorms never fully developed and now the sun is out. Unfortunately the car did get rained on, so it's a bit dirty, but it's the best I can do for now.










Definitely not to much red:


Somewhere under there are two turbos:


Tint and invisible bra go on tomorrow. Hopefully this weekend the weather will cooperate and I can go somewhere and shoot a bunch of photos. Also I will have high-res shots posted soon. I'm hoping to find the best way to show off this color combo for other people who are curious about it.

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      05-09-2008, 05:57 PM   #80
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I think the red on red looks pretty hot!
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      05-09-2008, 07:28 PM   #81
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Go ahead and get the AW. We need more rental cars.
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      05-09-2008, 08:11 PM   #82
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I picked up mine tonight. Since I got it so late I have to make do with photos in craptacular light for the time being.

The leather is a little more red than the picture shows. But it's definitely not to much red:


Fluorescent lighting and on-camera flash, now that's a professional photography there:


Nice menacing front:


Gratuitous brake shot:


I'm trying to give y'all some idea of how the interior and exterior go together:


Anybody else notice a stripe effect in the black carpet?

I love your car, but with the great CR with black shadowline trim, the awesome Coral red and black interior, may I ask why you got silver interior trim instead of black???
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      05-10-2008, 07:41 AM   #83
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      05-10-2008, 07:43 AM   #84
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^^^I think I will paint the silver interior door handles black to match the rest of the interior. Just my taste, not bashing. Sorry.
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      05-10-2008, 11:15 AM   #85
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Well I had the opportunity to see the red/red/aluminum combo and I really liked it. One thing is that with the shift knobs and door handles being aluminum (although not textured) it matches a bit. Also it just provides a bit more of an accent, more contrast.
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More pics from me. I have the shadowline grills installed and the tint was done. The car is still dirty, I didn't have time to wash it yet.

By the way, my pics in full resolution are located here.

I used flash on these first few to highlight the difference in the grill. First up, the old grills:


Now with one grill done:


Both grills:


All finished:


Facing the sun:


See the nice dark tint?


I'm trying to give some idea of the rear tint with this one:


Another side view:


With all this brake dust, who needs powder coating? (I do, I do)

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      05-10-2008, 09:18 PM   #87
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Well I had the opportunity to see the red/red/aluminum combo and I really liked it. One thing is that with the shift knobs and door handles being aluminum (although not textured) it matches a bit. Also it just provides a bit more of an accent, more contrast.
OH YAH, I didn't notice you had the auto. That makes sense. Having silver in 3 spots makes it match better. Awesome color car and interior. I bet you SNAP alot of necks. Better fill the trunk with neck braces.
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      05-11-2008, 12:59 AM   #88
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Awesome car there KeithLM. It's a shame we can't tint here in Illinois, that tint looks great.

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