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Re: Anyone with a picture of a Maximum Steel GC yet?

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The Brilliant Black looks looks like that because it's a "pearl coat" - It has a clear coat containing flecks of mica that catch and reflect the light which is why you see the 'sparkles'.

Maximum Steel is a traditional metallic; it doesn't have the mica flakes.
I saw the flecks in the brilliant black at the first dealership I went to but I just stopped by another and couldn't see them? It had just rained so the I don't think the Jeeps were exactly clean and buffed but it looked like flat black to me. Do these flecks go away after awhile or do you only see them in a certain light?
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Old 12-26-2011, 04:52 PM
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They're clear flecks. So they need sunlight to catch/reflect the light better.
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Re: Anyone with a picture of a Maximum Steel GC yet?

I was at a rest stop in upstate NY yesterday and parked next to a spanking new Citadel Durango. It must have been Maximum Steel. I thought it was awfully dark to be true blue. Needless to say, it was a smokin color. Musta been someone's Christmas present because it was really clean. Our MG Summit is pretty hot (in mho) but this thing was pretty sharp.
I believe it is not available on the Summit?
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Re: Anyone with a picture of a Maximum Steel GC yet?

Here's one more Durango in Maximum Steel
http://www.michigancitychryslerdodge...3994d06b1c.htm

I'm told by someone who's seen one in person that it's more dark gray than dark blue - like a dark gray with a touch of dark blue in it.
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Re: Anyone with a picture of a Maximum Steel GC yet?

So here are my pics:
Got it! :-)
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Re: Anyone with a picture of a Maximum Steel GC yet?

As seen on the 2013 Dodge Dart...

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thanks! best picture of yet
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Re: Anyone with a picture of a Maximum Steel GC yet?

Looks very nice.
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Re: Anyone with a picture of a Maximum Steel GC yet?

Yeah... I love metallic paints that have the "boat paint" look.
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Re: Anyone with a picture of a Maximum Steel GC yet?

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/attachments/f309/335189d1327420976-maximum-steel-metallic-p1203688.jpg
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Re: Anyone with a picture of a Maximum Steel GC yet?

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that color plays tricks on your eyes, depending on angle and lighting - i'v seen to a dark blue to steel grey
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