Why Athens Blue is/was the greatest G35/G37 color.

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Why Athens Blue is/was the greatest G35/G37 color.

Postby heliochrome85 » Mon Jun 16, 2008 6:27 pm

With such a great color, i wonder why i never see ANY in this color besides myself.


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Postby AZhitman » Mon Jun 16, 2008 6:53 pm

Lakeshore Slate pwns u.


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Postby heliochrome85 » Mon Jun 16, 2008 6:55 pm

AZhitman wrote:Lakeshore Slate pwns u.
LULZ. bring it.

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Re: Why Athens Blue is/was the greatest G35/G37 color. (heliochrome85)

Postby SVTCOBRA » Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:02 am

It's good, but Twilight Blue ftmfw!!

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Postby Andy_V35Sky_350GT » Tue Jun 17, 2008 2:00 am

Brilliant silver bishez.

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Postby heliochrome85 » Tue Jun 17, 2008 3:01 am

i do like the brilliant silver, but alas, NO.

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Postby heliochrome85 » Tue Jun 17, 2008 3:02 am

could you post up close pics of your color. i dont think ive ever seen it in person.

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Postby Cali 2 Balti G » Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:19 am

Desert Platinum - sometimes it looks it looks like the silver that everyone and their mother has, sometimes it looks like the grey that everyone besides everyone and their mother has, sometimes it looks like serengeti sand. It has a very nice irridescent effect.

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Postby AZhitman » Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:19 am

There's only one color that's FAIL on the G in my book, and that's Caribbean Blue.

Sorry CB guys, but it looks like a cheap Maaco paint job on a lowrider.


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Postby BrandAidDesignG35 » Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:24 am

SVTCOBRA wrote:It's good, but Twilight Blue ftmfw!!
Holy crap SVT!!!! I must've been gone for a while!!! when did you trade on the coupe????? Sorry to whore the thread, but you're the man dude!

I've been toying with the idea of trading mine for a coupe, but never took the bait,.... yet!

Oh, and obsidian black is KING!!!

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Postby heliochrome85 » Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:33 am

it is clearly not the king. OB has been played out, just like DG. Everyone and their mom has them. For me, silver, white, and AB are the cleanest looks for the G.

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Postby Kenrik » Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:37 am

Black... See Sig

*End of Thread*

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Postby soakgame » Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:45 am

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heliochrome85 wrote:With such a great color, i wonder why i never see ANY in this color besides myself.
that athens is a very clean color..

but to say obsidian black is played out is wrong.. i see G's all over the place in the bay area.. and black is pretty rare surprisingly

obsidian black will be mine.. oh yes.. it will.. picture me rollin' =D

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Postby heliochrome85 » Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:47 am

i like your sig, but sadly, still played out. i didnt say it couldnt look clean. My issue is that everywhere you go, what do you see? OB and DG G35 coupes. hell, the dealer here only stocks those colors. While they are nice and all, They hide the curves of the car. Would you like Jessica Rabbit if she was wearing a black dress? Or one where she is wearing a hot sexy red dress? I think i know what you are going to say...

for you youngins, i give you Jessica Rabbit


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Postby AZhitman » Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:47 am

Black is pretty rare.

Then again, I own the most common G - Diamond Graphite.

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Re: Why Athens Blue is/was the greatest G35/G37 color. (heliochrome85)

Postby soakgame » Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:53 am

i agree the darker colors tend to hide the curves of the G.. but when i was at the dealer the other day.. the obsidian black (sedan) just looked MEAN.. it HAS to have the 18 wheels too.. the 17's just don't cut it

the only colors i can see myself getting are the lakeshore slate, blue slate, and/or black obsidian

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Postby heliochrome85 » Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:55 am

the sedan in black is mean, esp if you could black out the headlight housings. BUT, having owned a few dark color cars, after time, they get so gross, the car just looks janky. Too many people have black cars, not nearly enough of them care about their cars. Nothing bothers me more than dirty cars, and Black is the dirties of them all.

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Re: Why Athens Blue is/was the greatest G35/G37 color. (heliochrome85)

Postby Slider4105 » Tue Jun 17, 2008 10:02 am

Blue Slate FTW

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Postby heliochrome85 » Tue Jun 17, 2008 10:05 am

where are the curves? i dont see any curves on your car... Are you sure you drive a G35. Could be a lexus.

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Re: Why Athens Blue is/was the greatest G35/G37 color. (Kenrik)

Postby infinitgkid » Tue Jun 17, 2008 10:28 am

Kenrik wrote:Black... See Sig

*End of Thread*
THATS RIGHT! Black destroys all!


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Postby Focusedintntions » Tue Jun 17, 2008 10:30 am

White is the best....i would have gotten my G in white if i could have had a black interior...

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Postby Kendahl » Tue Jun 17, 2008 10:34 am

When I ordered my G37S, there were no examples of Athens Blue to look at. I was worried that it might be a gaudy, electric blue. To be safe, I ordered my second choice, Blue Slate.

I needn't have worried since Athens Blue turned out to be very nice. On the other hand, I get plenty of compliments about my Blue Slate car. The most recent was from the owner of a BMW 745.

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Postby heliochrome85 » Tue Jun 17, 2008 10:35 am

the tan interior is just wrong. sports cars shoud never have a non-black steering wheel. NEVER. Its in the rule book. I checked.

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Postby AndrewG909 » Tue Jun 17, 2008 10:37 am

Cmon saying OB is played out is like saying beautiful and drunk women in vegas is played out. Sure there maybe a lot of them, but that doesn't make you wanna have one any less. OB is just a clean, classic, sexy look. Can't go wrong imo

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Postby heliochrome85 » Tue Jun 17, 2008 10:37 am

its close to BMW colors. Their 745i has one color that i always see that reminds me of B.S.

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Postby heliochrome85 » Tue Jun 17, 2008 10:39 am

its clean if the car is well maintained. otherwise, it looks like a 88 chevette that has been wiped down with sandpaper. I hate swirly black. Other colors hide those issues better.

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Postby Mark Linkous » Tue Jun 17, 2008 10:56 am

Cali 2 Balti G wrote:Desert Platinum - sometimes it looks it looks like the silver that everyone and their mother has, sometimes it looks like the grey that everyone besides everyone and their mother has, sometimes it looks like serengeti sand. It has a very nice irridescent effect.
Hello,Amen to that. I am pretty sure my 2004 M45 Desert Platinum is the only one on the board. What color is the interior in your G? I really like the color. It was only available on M's in 2004. I think Q45's were finished in it as well. Really rare color.Cheers,Mark

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Re: Why Athens Blue is/was the greatest G35/G37 color. (Mark Linkous)

Postby Slider4105 » Tue Jun 17, 2008 11:04 am

I agree paint swirls ruin cars all day long. It hurts seeing a nice car, that's washed and waxed and BAM the paint just slaps you in the face with swirls.

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AZhitman wrote:There's only one color that's FAIL on the G in my book, and that's Caribbean Blue.

Sorry CB guys, but it looks like a cheap Maaco paint job on a lowrider.
The first G i ever drove was a Caribbean Blue....somebody at school let me drive it sorta randomly. But where's the love for white?! I didn't see any mention of it till i was practically at the end of the thread!

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Postby SVTCOBRA » Tue Jun 17, 2008 11:37 am

99QX4 wrote:
The first G i ever drove was a Caribbean Blue....somebody at school let me drive it sorta randomly. But where's the love for white?! I didn't see any mention of it till i was practically at the end of the thread!
Here, we ALMOST bought a low mileage WHITE 04. I wasn't crazy about it cause I wanted dark blue or black, but the wifie was in love with it.Went back to the dealer to check it again just in time to see the new owner drive off the lot with it... Like I said, I wanted a dark car since I would be driving it the most, BUT, as all married men know that want to stay married, marriage is all about compromises.....

Anyway, Helio,here's a pick of the dark blue (Twilight blue).Got a new camera and still trying to get it to obey me!!! At times, it looks to be black.....Just noticed when taking pics that there is dust on it!!! must go clean it!!!



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