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Why do people paint a white stripe down the hood?

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I don't hate the skunk stripes. I don't think they work well on the Z, but I i like 'em on some other cars.

Blue with white stripes on a 69 SS Camaro, nice!

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Anyone know what seats those are?

They look a lot like my Recarro's. Looks like they have been re-upholstered though.

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Okay, have to agree. Without a companion small stripe on either side of the big stripe it looks like some ding walked the length of the car with a paint roller. And close it off at the leading edge of the hood with some finish detail.

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Agreed.

But that car looks to be in really good shape, despite the stripe. If I had a Jones for the car, I'd factor in the cost of the repaint.

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It appears to be a color change, too. Note the photo of the cargo area... shows gold beneath the mat....

Hate the stripe.

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All the ricers know the stripe is good for at least 5-10 HP over no stripe. Same goes for stickers and decals of speed equipment that is not in the car.

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Like anything else, some stripes work, some don't. I agree it needs the thin side stripes.

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of course you would agree to that Julio, your stripes are gorgeous on that silver Z of yours ;) Hope to get a ride in it soon.

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Racing stripes were originally used to help early race car drivers orient themselves for turn-in and to help determine yaw angle through the corner. Older race cars on skinny bias ply tires always cornered at very high yaw angles and the racing stripe helped the driver determine the angle the car was cornering at. Those old race cars had little steering feel and the tires didn't provide a lot of feedback.

Later the striped became a fashion thing.

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Car came with them.As soon as the wallet allows,they are coming off.

Ironic that my last car was an AC Cobra.

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Car came with them.As soon as the wallet allows,they are coming off.

Ironic that my last car was an AC Cobra.

That car is still amazing..:beer:

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Blue Z with white stripes is a spectacular portrait!

Can anybody compete Bill Coffey's edition out of Gainesville?

I upgraded the stripe-thing on my blue Z about 2 years ago

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Ztrain, those stripes are KOOL!

"Ironic that my last car was an AC Cobra" C'mon, really?

Jonh Coffey, thanks for that insight - sounds good to me!

Kinfish, I guess I always have liked blue with stripes - 2 are better than one!

BruceP, I agree that if you got just one big stripe than you should have 2 pinstripes to go with them.

On another note, has anyone ever seen a Z with flames? I know that flames on my bike makes it faster! Just curious and I dont know Photoshop.

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ZTrain, I was looking at your front spook. I noticed it's the same one I have (the one with the built in license plate holder). I got mine back in the mid 70's and it's damaged now no thanks to my brother. I was woindering if you've had your for years or have purchased/installed not long ago and if so where you purchased it?...

I'd like to replace mine, but I'm not sure where I can find that style now. You don't see many with the license plate holder anymore. I may have to see if I can get it fixed/re-fiberglassed or if it's even possible....

Thanks! :)

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Ztrain, those stripes are KOOL!

"Ironic that my last car was an AC Cobra" C'mon, really?

Yes-a Superformance car.

ZTrain, I was looking at your front spook. I noticed it's the same one I have (the one with the built in license plate holder). I got mine back in the mid 70's and it's damaged now no thanks to my brother. I was woindering if you've had your for years or have purchased/installed not long ago and if so where you purchased it?...

I'd like to replace mine, but I'm not sure where I can find that style now. You don't see many with the license plate holder anymore. I may have to see if I can get it fixed/re-fiberglassed or if it's even possible....

Thanks! :)

I'll rattle a cage or two and see if i can find out the source.

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ZTrain, I was looking at your front spook. I noticed it's the same one I have (the one with the built in license plate holder). I got mine back in the mid 70's and it's damaged now no thanks to my brother. I was woindering if you've had your for years or have purchased/installed not long ago and if so where you purchased it?...

I'd like to replace mine, but I'm not sure where I can find that style now. You don't see many with the license plate holder anymore. I may have to see if I can get it fixed/re-fiberglassed or if it's even possible....

Thanks! :)

Dandos performance in California.

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