LAC: Red paint prone to oxidation?

Taka Mizutani t44tqtro at
Fri Feb 24 09:28:24 EST 2006

Unless you're driving a VW Beetle- then yellow is completely ignored. NJ and
NYSP oblivious to yellow Beetles. :-)

Fly Yellow Ferrari, that's a different story....


On 2/24/06, Eric_R_Kissell at <Eric_R_Kissell at>
> >> I'm giving some thought to getting another car, and as it'll be used, I
> >> won't be able to choose the color. I've heard somewhere that for some
> >> chemical reason, red paint oxidizes more readily than other colors.
> >> Anyone know anything about this?
> >Of course, the real problem with red cars is that they look like they
> >are moving faster than they are... to speed control officers...
> Yellow too...
> Eric
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