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Dark Colors

Re - the discussion of dirt showing up on a black car.

Ahem (slight throat-clearing required...): Duh.

Lest you think this deragatory, also BTDT...with a "Barrier Blue" 
1966 Pontiac GTO (one shade from black.)  Great for 2-3 hours after 
washing, then shows every speck.

It may not be intuitive, but generally speaking, the LIGHTER the 
car's color, the better it conceals dirt.  Having sold cars for a 
couple of years, I am amazed at how well a VERY light blue or green 
metallic color conceals dirt.  The Pearl White is actually very 
forgiving as well.

The darker it gets, the more you see every speck.


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