Choose me a colour!

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  1. Brightonian

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    On the Fiat section is a thread by @WillH http://www.motorhomefun.co.uk/forum/threads/fiat-cab-respray.125906/ on respraying his cab.
    @landscaper replied to the thread with a picture of his van having had the bonnet resprayed a different colour to the rest of his cab which looks great(y)
    Well as the front of my van looks like this PDW_7961.jpg
    I would like it resprayed and why not paint the bonnet a different colour to the rest like @landscaper has!
    So over to you lot...Choose me a colour:D

    This should help a picture of a Bessacarr E600 the same as my van.
    47196.jpg
     
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    I think the down side it will look like you got the bonnet from a scrapyard. :)
     
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    How much is a bonnet spray compared to a 2nd hand bonnet from the scrap yard?
     
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    What about matching the strips down the side of your van and maybe adding tbe colour on trims etc .
     
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    Another option is look for a local place that does vinyl wrap as that come is any colour you want and removable when you fancy a change.
     
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    Hi Brightonian - I've seen landscaper van and agree, it works well. I have the same fiat cab as you, and in your case I would go original, as in White. Yes, I know you want to change the colour but feel it may end up looking like a replacement bonnet you picked up in a scrapyard and had to make do with the colour etc. If you really must change colour then I would pick up on some colours you may have on any decals or stripes on the van, try and pick a colour that will compliment them....Best of luck whichever way you go(y)
     
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    Why not load your picture into some drawing/painting software as I did and try different colours. I did this and my wife chose the silver , I'm am not good with colour at all.
     
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    Now thats an idea!
     
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    Sounds like it could work, would look quite subtle

    You @DBK @beacons and @Notakwak could be right about it looking a replacement bonnet picked up from a scrapyard, like the idea of matching with decals or stripes on the van.

    If only i had the skill and the software to do this:(
     
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    I just used the Windows photo viewer, very basic and part of the Windows package.
     
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    Found It!
     

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    I use a Mac. I have photoshop lightroom, wonder if i can do it in there? will give it a try!
     
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    Try a bit of software called Gimp. I am sure that works with Mac. I use Paint.net but i think its windows only.
     
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