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Which white looks more like a stormtrooper?

Discussion in 'Model X' started by Discoducky, Jan 2, 2016.

  1. Discoducky

    Discoducky Active Member

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    Pearl multi-coat or Solid white?

    Anyone care to comment?

    I'm really considering changing from Blue to White.
     
  2. ohmman

    ohmman Maximum Plaid Member

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    Solid, without question. I don't know of any pearly storm troopers, though I may be mistaken!

    Every time I see white (like that last photo in the random sightings thread), I confirm that's the color I'm doing. I'll probably do pearl white, though. I love my pearl white Model S. Is it lame to have two cars with the same manufacturer and same color? Oh well. I'll just have to be lame.
     
  3. timf

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    I would definitely pick Solid White if you are going for the storm trooper look.
     
  4. jomo25

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    I went with solid white. White interior also (pray for me since I have 2 young kids). Black alcantara liner though. Will see how storm trooper it looks in a few months.
     
  5. Discoducky

    Discoducky Active Member

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    HA, my exact scenario. Two young kids and thinking of ultra-white interior. Fingers crossed for sure!
     
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    But, but blue is beautiful!!
    Just kidding! I haven't seen any pearl white photos. But solid white looks cool.
     
  7. ohmman

    ohmman Maximum Plaid Member

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    The thing I'll say about pearl white is that anywhere there's a line, it seems (to my eye) to be more pronounced with the depth of the pearl white vs. the flat white. So if you want to see those lines, pearl white is probably a better choice.
     
  8. Discoducky

    Discoducky Active Member

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    HA, that is very helpful as I do NOT want to see those lines. It seems much more future forward to NOT see the lines to my eye.
     
  9. CHG-ON

    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    Definitely solid white. No doubt. Just saw the new film tonight.
     
  10. MikeL

    MikeL some guy

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    Paint white is stormtrooper, Pearl MC white is not
    Duh :smile:
     
  11. highedu

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    I'm doing regular white with the 22 inch black wheels

    interior white....any info on how stain resistant they are?
     
  12. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    I've been told that after the Founder delivery ride event, the white synthetic held up better than the leather interiors. Less scuffs, less wear, and easiest to return to original condition. I was surprised.
     
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    Thank you, that's comforting to hear. Let's see if that holds true even with kids who love to jump on anything with cushions :) I hope so.
     
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    Everyone has a different perception. :)
    I find that the flat white color makes the body seams more obvious than any other color. The darker the color, the less obvious are the seams.
     
  15. vangogh

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    I think this is a white on at the Sunnyvale Ca Service center ...VIN S00711

    S00711.jpg
     

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    Definitely took a Jedi in the bottom one to pull the gravity defying stunt.

    I cannot speak on the subject as I am heavily biased as stated in my sig:)
     
  17. highedu

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    Good of to know, just not sure if it's a standard scotch guard type resistance, or some Tesla magic sauce which makes it more stain resistant than typical upholstery.

    ive got a 3 year old and hopefully 1 more on the way so they will be the test.

    The black in my Model S has held up remarkably well
     
  18. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    Solid white. The Empire is far too cheap to put on multi-coat paint.
     
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    It's because they're bankrupt after building THREE death stars which the rebels just keep blowing up. Oh Empire.... when will you learn....?
     
  20. anticitizen13.7

    anticitizen13.7 Enemy of the Status Quo

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    #20 anticitizen13.7, Jan 3, 2016
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    According to at least one veteran Clone Trooper, the armor used by the Stormtroopers IS junk compared to what the Galactic Republic used:



    :biggrin:
     

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