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#3731873 - 07/24/09 10:51 AM Best Color for a Pickup Truck
a777pilot Offline
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Registered: 06/01/05
Posts: 38754
Loc: Flower Mound, Tx
I use to think it was black. A nice manly color. But now I am thinking red.

What do you have?

The pickup I have now is a very dark green. Being a Marine I like that, but am thinking red for a new one.

Suggestions?
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#3731879 - 07/24/09 10:51 AM Re: Best Color for a Pickup Truck [Re: a777pilot]
Rick Paradis Offline
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Registered: 07/08/07
Posts: 13430
Loc: Texas
White, doesnt show scratches and it pretty easy to keep clean..


Edited by LegendRick (07/24/09 10:52 AM)
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#3731882 - 07/24/09 10:52 AM Re: Best Color for a Pickup Truck [Re: Rick Paradis]
FattyMcButterpants Offline

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Registered: 12/30/01
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Loc: Watauga,TX
Maroon.
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#3731889 - 07/24/09 10:53 AM Re: Best Color for a Pickup Truck [Re: Rick Paradis]
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Registered: 06/07/02
Posts: 12281
Loc: Bedford
I had a red one for years, like it. Now I have a black one (for 7 years), I like it too, but it is difficult to keep clean looking.

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#3731890 - 07/24/09 10:53 AM Re: Best Color for a Pickup Truck [Re: a777pilot]
mysavioreigns Offline
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Registered: 06/16/08
Posts: 7977
Loc: Mansfield-ish, TX
I've had a variety of colors.

Had a primer/blue (grin) 81 Chevy. Loved it because it was a junker.

Had a doeskin/burgundy 2-tone 85 pickup. That color was sweet.

Had a pure white 64 Chevy, that thing looked slick.

And now I have a black 06 Chevy. I think the black truck is overdone now...Next time I'll probably go Red.
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#3731891 - 07/24/09 10:53 AM Re: Best Color for a Pickup Truck [Re: Rick Paradis]
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Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 42659
Loc: Houston, TX
Best resale is white first, black second, so I've been told. I have black. Red would get on my nerves after awhile, but that's just me.
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#3731894 - 07/24/09 10:53 AM Re: Best Color for a Pickup Truck [Re: Rick Paradis]
Woody Wood Offline
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Registered: 08/27/07
Posts: 3466
Loc: Kennedale, TX
Originally Posted By: LegendRick
White, doesnt show scratches and it pretty easy to keep clean..


I used to only buy Red, but the last two have been White. Looking at a new Tundra, going with White again. thumb
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#3731895 - 07/24/09 10:53 AM Re: Best Color for a Pickup Truck [Re: Rick Paradis]
MsBass Offline
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Registered: 06/28/03
Posts: 2386
Loc: Corinth, Tx USA
I have owed all 3 colors at one time. Red, Black and White. Red or Black it is for me. Never another white. Shows too much dirt.
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#3731896 - 07/24/09 10:53 AM Re: Best Color for a Pickup Truck [Re: Rick Paradis]
*** Gen. Guts *** Offline
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Registered: 04/29/05
Posts: 17396
Silver shows scratches and dents least of all colors. A painter told me that. It will also match your bullets.
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#3731909 - 07/24/09 10:55 AM Re: Best Color for a Pickup Truck [Re: *** Gen. Guts ***]
m5ash™ Offline
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Registered: 03/07/02
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I like silver/gray..........

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#3731915 - 07/24/09 10:57 AM Re: Best Color for a Pickup Truck [Re: m5ash™]
Hookem Online   content
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Registered: 03/31/03
Posts: 14536
Loc: Central Texas
Metallic gray.
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#3731925 - 07/24/09 10:58 AM Re: Best Color for a Pickup Truck [Re: Hookem]
FUD Offline
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Registered: 10/30/08
Posts: 4186
Loc: on a whiskey trip
maroon & white
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#3731957 - 07/24/09 11:03 AM Re: Best Color for a Pickup Truck [Re: FUD]
Scagnetti Online   content
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Registered: 01/23/06
Posts: 25432
Loc: Dallas
You mean you're getting rid of your 1985 Nissan 300ZX with 93,000 miles that has only broken down twice in 24 years and whose total cost of maintenance you'll match with any vehicle of mine?
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#3731964 - 07/24/09 11:03 AM Re: Best Color for a Pickup Truck [Re: FUD]
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Registered: 10/04/04
Posts: 33039
Loc: Denton County
meadow metallic green
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#3731965 - 07/24/09 11:04 AM Re: Best Color for a Pickup Truck [Re: FUD]
HasBen Online   content
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Registered: 06/12/03
Posts: 20990
Loc: Nacogdoches
In the spirit of todays threads I choose white as my favorite color, followed closely by silver.
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