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      11-09-2012, 06:50 AM   #1
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Rollcage colors?

In the winter months, I'll prepare my car for more track duty and remove the rear seats to get a rollcage (rear section only so far) installed.

Now I'm contemplating on color options. My car is black outside and inside. The Brembo brake calipers are yellow.

I wonder if getting a yellow rollcage would be nice to match the brakes. Or a black cage with yellow harnesses? A red cage might be a nice contrast. Decisions decisions...

What's your take? Maybe got some pics of nice raceprepped interiors to share?
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      11-09-2012, 08:17 AM   #2
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I would go Red on the cage. I think that it would look good with your car being black.
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I like the yellow idea.
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I have my cage matched to my wheels (Volk TE37SL in Pressed Graphite)...


What color are your wheels?
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      11-09-2012, 12:47 PM   #5
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I have my cage matched to my wheels (Volk TE37SL in Pressed Graphite)...






What color are your wheels?
Hi,

unfortunately the pics don't show up.

Both my track and summer wheels are standard metal "silver".
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In the winter months, I'll prepare my car for more track duty and remove the rear seats to get a rollcage (rear section only so far) installed.

Now I'm contemplating on color options. My car is black outside and inside. The Brembo brake calipers are yellow.

I wonder if getting a yellow rollcage would be nice to match the brakes. Or a black cage with yellow harnesses? A red cage might be a nice contrast. Decisions decisions...

What's your take? Maybe got some pics of nice raceprepped interiors to share?
Red is nice:



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      11-09-2012, 01:19 PM   #7
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^^I have seen this car in person. The red def stands out looks awesome. I have also seen black and with black interior and black exterior it kind of blends in. I think the yellow or red are the way to go.
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      11-09-2012, 02:48 PM   #8
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I would do yellow to match the brakes. Yellow harnesses would be too much IMO, even with a black cage.
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      11-09-2012, 04:58 PM   #9
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Yellow brakes are sexy. Gotta match the brakes without a doubt... so Yellow. I will say I like red rollbars better but then you'd have to make the brakes red too, which may not be a bad idea either. Stick with black harnesses, the colored ones somehow always look overdone unless you are going all-track.
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      11-09-2012, 05:00 PM   #10
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Red looks awesome! Maybe someone can photoshop it to see what it looks like in yellow? Black would probably blend in too much. After all it should stand out a bit
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Black and yellow black and yellow
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^ that's hot, sounded like paris hilton.
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I'd go with Red. Personally I think a bright yellow (e.g., Brembo caliper yellow) might be too bright and distracting when using the rear-view mirror...
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Looks awesome in red!
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Red definitely looks best!! Just wondering if it will work out with the yellow brakes. Decisions decisions...
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Red definitely looks best!! Just wondering if it will work out with the yellow brakes. Decisions decisions...
IMO, I think it would work out just fine. It's not like they are sitting close to one another...there's a lot of distance between the calipers and roll bar

Good luck with your decision - sounds like a fun decision to be faced with
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Looks great!

BTW, any way you could point me to where you got the rear wing from?
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