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 Posted: Jul 4, 2020 06:47AM
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I doubt it will change the value of your car. If the silver roof and stripes are in good condition, and you like them, leave it alone. Let the next owner deal with a color change if they desire. If you have too much spare money, send it to me.

 Posted: Jul 3, 2020 12:08PM
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The choice is yours but imo it seems everyone has a red Mini with a white roof they are a very popular color choice but not that many have a red Mini with a silver roof.
I also think OEW sometimes looks dirty to me when next to certain colors whereas bright white looks clean and crisp, again just my opinion as everyone"s eyes see things differently.

If it were mine i would stay with a silver roof.



If in doubt, flat out. Colin Mc Rae MBE 1968-2007.

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 Posted: Jul 2, 2020 08:48PM
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Thanks for your reply,

i looked at the vin number and it by research the code says it should be solar red with antique white roof.

 It’s been changed to silver so is it beat to change it back to white??

thanks 

Shaun

 Posted: Jul 2, 2020 06:40PM
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There should be a paint code on your vin plate.
AFAIK they made wire a few different colors with silver roofs the most popular ones were red and green.

If in doubt, flat out. Colin Mc Rae MBE 1968-2007.

Give a car more power and it goes faster on the straights,
make a car lighter and it's faster everywhere. Colin Chapman.

 Posted: Jul 2, 2020 01:33PM
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Some of the very late cars came with silver roofs and other parts.

 Posted: Jul 2, 2020 12:23PM
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Hi on my 1999 rover mini sports pack it has a silver roof with silver wing mirrors and bonnet stripes. 
my question is am I best to leave it as it is or do I get it changed back to what the original colour should be which is I think antique white??

I want to keep the car as original as possible and i'm also unsure why in its past ownership it has been changed to silver? 

any suggestions would be greatly appreciated 

many thanks 

Shaun