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Old 12-27-1999, 08:41 AM
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I had a white/gold 97 2x reg cab XLT Long box for about 8 months. I was never really satisfied with it. When I saw my current 98 Lariat, Dark Toreadore Red 4X4 Ex cab 5.4, on the lot it was love at first sight! This color has such depth and a richness when it's clean and waxed! This time of year in Michigan however, it's tough to keep it that way.

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Old 12-27-1999, 10:53 AM
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My wife wanted a solid color, I wanted the two-tone. Well...to make a long story short we ended up with the solid Pacific Green color and the Willow Green interior. After seeing the solid color for a while it looks ok. I still like the two-tone, maybe our next Ford will have it. Haven't seen to many F-150's w/ the Willow green interior lately, I am glad we decided on this color, it seems like everybody has the gray interior, we just wanted to be a little different.

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Old 12-27-1999, 04:50 PM
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I ordered a solid harvest gold 2 WD supercab ( my dream truck), six weeks later I'm told it still had not been schedueled. PO I told the dealer to cancell the truck. On my way out I saw the prettiest two tone Chestnut (Chestnut is a new color for 2000) and gold combo super cab and my heart done done flip flops.
Sooo here I am and tickled pink. Whoops I think thats Chestnut!!! Have a happy Y2K

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Old 12-28-1999, 09:11 AM
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IMHO, the lines of these trucks demand the two tone to break up the bland sides. Without the two tone, they look like pregnant, bloated guppies.

(Sorry you one-toner's out there, just my opinion.)

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Old 12-29-1999, 12:14 AM
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Well I too like the two-tone, as long as the top color compliments the bottom (which most if not all Ford color combos do). I didn't even mind paying an extra $200 for this "feature."




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Old 01-04-2000, 02:00 AM
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Just saw an interesting color combo I had not seen before.
It was a gray with charcoal wheel well moldings. It looked pretty good actually.
The next day I saw an expedition w/the same color combo. Must be a new 2000 thing ?
I also saw a black F-150 that had a custom black w/charcoal wheel well molding & lower portion painted, but did not have moldings, just painted to look like it did. Pretty nice also.

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Old 01-05-2000, 04:11 AM
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Here is one of mine, A two tone Expy! Actually it's the wifes!

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Old 01-10-2000, 08:37 PM
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Eat your heart out, Sean.
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Old 01-10-2000, 08:54 PM
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I like two-tone as well - Moonlight Blue over Moonlight Blue. Wait, that don't count does it? Okay - how 'bout Moonlight Blue and a lot of chrome? Or Moonlight Blue with a lot of chrome and grayish plastic trim pieces? Nevermind - make mine solid color....

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Old 01-11-2000, 01:09 AM
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Eatin' my heart out Fordman, I'm eatin' my heart out !! LOL



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Old 01-11-2000, 01:14 AM
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Lemme see if I can put up the 2 tone of Roger Lemere's Expy ?
Don't know why it didn't show up ?

Here goes...

I think I figured it out... You didn't have the Entire addy between the brackets.

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