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Re: Color scheme for MGB

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Subject: Re: Color scheme for MGB
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2005 09:00:57 -0700
Interestingly, neither a tan top or tan interior was available in the Mark I
era (63-67). Funny that people think of those colors as "retro" or "vintage"
now -- I see tan trim as a 70s thing, that underwent a massive re-flowering
in the 90s.

on 7/5/05 6:49 AM, Paul Hunt at wrote:

> Mushroom seats and liners and brown carpets with Sandy Beige and Metallic
> Golden Beige for the 69 model year, or Autumn Leaf or Ochre with various
> colours in various years, or beige seats and liners with Chestnut carpets
> with Black, Pageant Blue, Russet Brown, Brooklands Green and Carmine from 78
> to 80.  Or the ultimate of Orange/Brown 'deckchairs' with Leyland White ...
> ----- Original Message -----
>> I saw an off-white Miata with a tan top and tan interior. I thought my MGB
> might look good in that
>> color scheme.
>> Were the original MGBs avaliable in that color scheme?


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires
[Black interior and top as Abingdon intended]

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