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What color for the '70 Coronet?

It's cream right now with a saddle-tan interior. I like the color but I think it could use a bit more yellow. I was thinking along the lines of the pale yellow used on 1965 Corvettes. We have a red '97 Camaro and a BumbleBee yellow '81 Camaro, a Hemi Orange '71 Charger, a silver '69 Charger a black Pontiac '73 Grand Am, and a multi-colored '70 Lemans drag car. A white '91 Ford Pickup. Purple is out because that's K-State's color and I'm KU. I"m running out of colors. With the Corvette color, I may not have to do jambs and the engine bay. Whadda think?

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May be a fresh coat of cream would be good.

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As much as I like t5. A light metallic blue would look great with the saddle interior

But his car makes the argument for cream. It’s probably the keystones, and tires that actually fill the wheel wells
My old Bee.
 
A major concern I have is resale. I'm not saying I'm going to flip it right away but I will sell it at some point. In the February 2023 Muscle Machines magazine there was a cream-colored 1970 Super Bee in the auction results section. It was an awesome car but it sold for 20% off the average. The writers thought the color had a lot to do with the lower result.
 
I saw this one while searching for pics. Can you say excessive? Maybe yellow is a good color. It goes along with the Bee theme. Here at 7500' above sea level we can barely run a 650 carb before it drowns a V8.

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Surely if you paint it FC7 you can swing by and pick up that young gal at 7/11 !! :luvplace:
 
A major concern I have is resale. I'm not saying I'm going to flip it right away but I will sell it at some point. In the February 2023 Muscle Machines magazine there was a cream-colored 1970 Super Bee in the auction results section. It was an awesome car but it sold for 20% off the average. The writers thought the color had a lot to do with the lower result.
Speaking from personal experience, having sold six second generation GTXs over the years, colors make a huge difference in resale. Some folks like green, but the market doesn't. Many folks on this site don't care for red, but the market likes it (see the auction results for my last red '69 for verification, 81K bid on a 440 car.) On a 1970, the high impact colors add value. I like the cream, but I agree it is probably not the best choice for resale.
 
A nice candy maroon would look nice with a tan interior. The custom one listed earlier in this thread looked like a variation of Sassy Grass Green to me...just a bit darker. Green would also work well with tan. Or a dark (DARK) blue metallic/pearl.

IF you have to change colors.

Me personally, I like the original colors, regardless of what they are/were. They're only original once, and if a buyer wants it red...THEY can paint it red. I'd re-do it in a fresh coat of factory color. Do a wet-sand and buff on a couple spots to see how the color comes through once you dig through all the years and fading...
 
God, I forgot all about the 7-11 girl. She didn't work there very long. Again I can't do Statutory Grape as it's the color For Kansas State University and I'm Kansas University, Crimson, and Blue.

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No one has mentioned Panther Pink or Citron Yella. I like Citron but not for a car this big. I like Butterscotch too but in a big car, it looks like a taxi cab and there were some 1970 Coronet taxis.
 
I don't think cream or pale yellow are big hits amongst the buying public, but I personally would consider cream if that is original.

I'd at least stick with the exterior/interior color combos recommended by the factory. This means no blues, sublime or purple with tan interior. Otherwise, so what if you already have a red car!? People will buy a cat turd on wheels if it's painted red.
 
Pretty sure the green is from a Viper & is called Snake Skin Green......

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Daffodil Yellow is what my Coronet and my Imperial have. A black-out hood would be a nice touch, too. If Yellow isn't your thing, the T5 Bronze Metallic, GoManGo Orange, or F7 Dark Green with that tan interior, would be killer, too.
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I had this Sunfire yellow Charger, my friends called it piss yella!

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