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PostPosted: Thu May 25, 2006 9:13 pm 
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Hullo.

I've got a '98 Kilauea frame in that nasty mustard/orange colour. I know it's not the most retro of Konas but it's in need of some TLC.

I was thinking of a Kona colour from previous year. Maybe '94 Kilauea grey or the Kula gold of the same year. Would this be wrong? or should I go for a non Kona colour? :?

Also need repro decals & a company to do the respray.

Cheers for any thoughts & advice :)


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PostPosted: Thu May 25, 2006 10:00 pm 
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Go for whatever colour you want - I think the period decals would make the difference.

I have always thought pearlescent white was a very classy colour that would work on all bakes from any era.

http://www.argoscycles.co.uk
http://www.bobjacksoncycles.co.uk

gil_m (look him up on the Members List at the top of this page) can sort you out some decals.

Lets get some pics soon!


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PostPosted: Thu May 25, 2006 10:18 pm 
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Agree with Adam that whatever colour you want would suffice as it takes a pretty bad choice to ruin the lines of such a frame. However (and I'm a bit biased as I've got one) I don't think you can beat the '93 Kilauea scheme.


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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2006 8:12 am 
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I think a more recent Kona would look great in the 93 scheme:

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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2006 8:13 am 
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I think go for white too...

That 1994/1995 Kona Kileuea in white looked fantastic.


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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2006 9:25 am 
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Yes. White (as a respective not to 1995)

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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2006 1:36 pm 
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:) Cheers for the input guys, I do like the '93 scheme...
but white though... too much choice :?

How would I go about getting an exact colour match? Would I just contact Argos & say 'hi I'd like a '93 kilauea paint scheme' & they'd know what I was on about? & what colours to use? :oops:

Sorry for the numpty questions (this is all very new to me)


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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2006 8:52 pm 
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I'm gonna do my '93 Kilauea white (when I get round to it) and then I need to find some new cleats for white spd stillettos! :lol:


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