[Healeys] Carmine Red vs Reno red
derek.c.job at gmail.com
Fri Apr 10 13:13:16 MDT 2015
Did this subject already come up on the British Car Forum? Sounds familiar.
Obviously its a personal choice and only you can decide however you have
asked for comments. Red over white is not a factory colour scheme. That
includes any red. Plus, Carmine red was never used on 100-Sixes. Is your
car still in bare metal? If so I would consider black with red coves which
would go well with you dark red interior and is a factory colour scheme for
On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 7:26 PM, Richard Collins <gonnagitcha90 at hotmail.com>
> Interesting...I guess my personal preference if/when I repaint my car
> would be the Reno red with the Old English White Coves.
> Always a tuff personal decision !
> Richard of Ky
> BN7 440
> On Apr 10, 2015, at 09:54, Chris Scholz <drscholz at visioncenterpc.com>
> It appears colorado red may have a small amount of orange when compared to
> the Carmine red which is a bold medium red hue and Reno red is more deep
> red or maroon.
> Sent from my iPhone
> Chris Scholz OD
> On Apr 10, 2015, at 9:33 AM, Richard Collins <gonnagitcha90 at hotmail.com>
> Curious the difference of these reds vs Colorado Red which was original on
> my BN7 (now old English white w/red seats and black carpets and brown dash
> and door panel interior)
> Richard of KY
> BN 7 440
> On Apr 10, 2015, at 09:22, Chris Scholz <drscholz at visioncenterpc.com>
> I am ready to paint my '59 BN4 here in Iowa. It will be red with english
> white coves.
> Having trouble deciding between Carmine Red and Reno Red. Carmine Red is
> my first choice and it looks good with the old english white accent.
> The Reno red is more maroon and goes well with the original dark red
> leather seats with white piping. The interior is in great condition and I
> wasn't planning on changing the interior, except for the carpet. I will be
> buying new carpet either from Moss or Heritage.
> My question is matching the interior and exterior---the carmine red may
> clash a little with the dark red seats. Although, I see many Carmine red
> Healeys with dark red
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