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To stripe or not to stripe, that is the question

Hi everyone,

I've been lurking for some time and all the info here has been invaluable.

My HQ 350 is almost finished, scheduled to be painted next week. I've already decided on Silver over black as the colour. My spray painter sugested however that I add black racing stripes ala the VE SS option. At first I questioned his sanity, but over the last few weeks the idea has grown on me. So now I'm torn between the two, either would look good, what does everyone think, I really need help to push me either way. Would it look good or be too much?

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Hi,
I was just wondering why you would put VE SS style stripes on a HQ when HQ GTS's had perfectly good ones?
I think it would end up looking like someone tried to make it look like the monaro stripes but got them wrong.
If you have to put stripes on it atleast go with the traditional HQ style ones.
As for colours? the lone ranger orange over the silver i beleive to be one of the best colour combo's.
If you require the exact specs of the HQ GTS Stripes someone on here could supply them as they have been on here before.
cheers,
Wes.

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I recon its not a bad idea, definitly outside the box. I like the new VE stripes but not overly fussed on the car, i recon if its done right it will look **** hot.

Cheers Tom
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Cheers Tom

i'm with Q banga and stay with the q stripes.....someone needs to look into the mind of whoever it was that designed the VE stripes, just to see what goes on in there!

HF, i have a copy of the specs for the q stripes if you need them

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I agree with the GTS stripes but my car isn't a gts and I've never wanted to make it out to be something it's not if you know what I mean. I'd appreciate a copy of the specs for the striping though to have a look at, also does any one have any pics of the stripes on a HQ?

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i have a pic of a yellow GTS in my garage but they are done but eye, not to spec, just go to google.com and clik on images and type in HQ GTS and it will bring up heaps of pics. i just beleive if you went none fact style it may look like you got them wrong. have a good one.
Wes.

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sorry about spelling before,(been drinking lots) i have a few pics if you want, email me, wes_goullet@hotmail.com
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dunno if it'd look right,

i'd go for the original hq stripes

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A personal thing i reckon..If you intend on giving me the car when it's finished then scrap the stripes...i want flames mate.
If you refuse to hand me the car then do what ever you want :-))

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Judge those who fail to try"

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