Not everthing should be Black & White

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  1. Big bus man

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    Most vans are coloured white with a varying amount of graphics newer models having grey side panels and coloured cabs but given the choice would you opt for a fully coloured van.
     
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    Yes......And why I have a dark metallic grey one:)
     
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    Lime Green with yellow accents!! or some sort of pattern/mural coverings. I would love one that looks like a giant Ed Hardy Tattoo
     
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    Candy phoenix blue fading to white about two thirds up, with white graphics on the blue

    This blue:

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    The only thing that should be black and white is Guinness.
     
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    many many tears ago it was common to see caravans and motor vans in a fetching shade of green. this was to help camouflage them into the countryside
     
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    Ah.....the elusive choice of free loading tossers perchance?:)
     
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    That looks my Honda blackbird blue. My van would also look good with some of that on it.
     
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    Might have helped if they had asked an expert or two. As I suspect a few of the ex-military on here will confirm, green is about the last colour to use if you want something to disappear into the background in the countryside. It was something my dad told me he'd been taught around 1941 & when I worked in Cumberland (as it then was) in the early 70s, it was brought home forcibly to me because all those ghastly green statics just leapt off the landscape at you - especially the dark green ones.

    I suppose a whole site of statics with full camouflage paintwork might not get the best booking figures. Would the punters ever find their van on the way back from the bar - assuming they found the site in the first place?
     
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    Spot on.. Colour code PB284-C (y)

    Had three or four in that colour ( 3 x y2k ones and a 1999 one )

    trouble is, as you proly know, that colour is a 3 shot jobby.. But there is a Triumph and believe it or not an Ovlov colour that is VERY close indeed
     
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    I like white because it reflects the sun the best keeping you cooler in the summer. I would settle for silver as a second best though. Any other colour is a no no in my book.
     
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    I also prefer the reflective qualities of white in summer, and when driving at night. I suspect colour is also a factor in some buying decisions so opting for non-white could limit your potential buyers when the time comes to sell.
     
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    We have ordered our new van and its imperial blue
     
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