I think you've already answered your own question. I suspect that your suspicions are correct.
I say rock it as it is. With lime green Ford Fiestas and bright orange Prius Cs cruising around these days, VO is not a crazy color. I mean hell, I see Chevy Cobalts in a similar color all the time!
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