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Old Mar 8th, 09, 3:42 PM
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I'm looking for pics of 66 SS chevelles with white interior? Any out there?
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Old Mar 8th, 09, 7:23 PM
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I have been looking myself. My local Chevelle guy tells me that it is a bad color to use due to the quality of air here in the Central Valley of California. It will make it yellow rather quickly. I still plan on doing it though.
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Old Mar 8th, 09, 7:39 PM
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Jim Larson has a nice White interior on his 66 SS.

http://www.chevelles.com/showroom/da..._26_06_015.jpg

I had a white interior on my 65 Impala SS, cleaned up well. Not too hard to take care of.
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Old Mar 8th, 09, 11:07 PM
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I will be posting some new pictures of my '66 SS 396 in the next few days. It's Marina Blue with the white interior,very nice!...Bob
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Old Mar 8th, 09, 11:16 PM
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Bob thats the color I'm looking too see. Does it have the bright blue trim?
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Bob thats the color I'm looking too see. Does it have the bright blue trim?
Tom,You can see a little bit on the crummy cellphone pictures I have on my link. On the interior,anything vinyl is white. The dash,console,top rails on doors,door kicks,and carpet are black. The headliner is white,as are the bucket seat backs....Bob
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Old Mar 11th, 09, 10:19 AM
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Tom,Go into my user cp and click on the photos and albums. This is as far as I have gotten to posting the pictures,but you can check out the white interior...Bob
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Old Mar 11th, 09, 10:54 PM
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I'm looking for a car that has white interior with brght blue trim? Anyone have any pics?
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Didn't happen that way from the factory. White interiors came with black carpet and trim - even on blue cars. One could do the dash, trim, etc. in blue and the only 'problem' area might be the bottom of the door panels

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I'm looking for a car that has white interior with brght blue trim? Anyone have any pics?
Tom,I've got my new pics on my link. Dale is right about the way the interiors came from the factory. I hope everyones replies are helpful...Bob
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Thank you for all your advice and input...Mike.
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I'm looking for a car that has white interior with brght blue trim? Anyone have any pics?
that's not "factory"... But thats how I did mine...



When I started building this car, I was tired of "black" interiors, and "black" engine compartments...

For the interior, I had the door panels custom made by PUI (through Hinshaws), in "all white". I used Bright Blue carpet, and dash pad, and had the seat belts rewebbed by Ssnake Oyl Products in Blue... I had a local paint shop match the seat covers, and used that paint color for the seat backs/bottoms/ kick panels and console...

The dash/door tops/A-pillars/column were all paint with the same color as the exterior. The color was 1994 GM Medium Quasar Blue Metallic which is very close to the original Marina Blue on my other '66...

Mine was a convertible, so I also painted the folding top mechanism with the same Blue color...

I loved it... To most people, it looked stock. Only the true '66 nuts would know it wasn't factory...

I'll probably do this combo again...

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the only 'problem' area might be the bottom of the door panels
Hinshaws helped me get the door panels, no extra charge and no big hassle, but did have to wait about 3 weeks (IIRC)... That was almost 15 years ago though...


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I have been looking myself. My local Chevelle guy tells me that it is a bad color to use due to the quality of air here in the Central Valley of California. It will make it yellow rather quickly. I still plan on doing it though.
I had white interior in my '66 convertible... Lived in Redding for a few years, a year in San Luis Obispo, another 1.5 years in the Bay Area, and then 8+ years in Elk Grove... only had a top for the last 3+ years...

The interior still looked great when I sold the car... Not yellowed... I think I did a thorough cleaning twice in those 12-years...
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