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I picked white because it was the color I disliked least. :eek: Green was just to weird, black shows dirt, swirl marks, too hot. Red, yellow and blue were just too bright. Silver is even more boring than white. I think I offened everyone, sorry.:rolleyes:

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White is the thinnest paint: therefore the paint chips easier and fades the quickest. I owned two white cars before, looks amazing the first year but after that it really loses it's appeal.
 

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I picked white because it was the color I disliked least. :eek: Green was just to weird, black shows dirt, swirl marks, too hot. Red, yellow and blue were just too bright. Silver is even more boring than white. I think I offened everyone, sorry.:rolleyes:

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I was set on getting black, but am rethinking it. White is the main contender because it's easy to maintain.

Black does show dirt easier, swirl marks (never use a gas station car wash) and diffinently takes alot more effort to maintain. Too hot?...., honestly, after a couple minutes of A/C, it is a moot point. My current car is black on black on black and the A/C gets it nice and cool in short order. Plus, a couple of my friends have white cars that feel just as initially hot to me on getting in as my black car does. I think ceramic tint and a windshield cover (if you're not up for tinting the windshield as well.....) will do more to keep the interior cool then the car's exterior/interior color.

What I like about the black paint is that although it takes effort to keep it clean, that thing can be buffed out to a mirror. Put the same amount of effort buffing out a white car and it'll just look like you washed it recently, but a black car will come out amazing.

But that takes alot of effort. Granted, after you do a good buff job (and maybe even glaze it) you can seal it and wax it and then it only takes a simple washing to get it back, but with black....after a day or two it looks like it needs a washing again. I think you can go for weeks with a white car before it starts looking like it needs a wash.
 

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I will be posting pics here very soon! Just need my white Fiesta to show up at the dealership.
 

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[. Too hot?...., honestly, after a couple minutes of A/C, it is a moot point. My current car is black on black on black and the A/C gets it nice and cool in short order. Plus, a couple of my friends have white cars that feel just as initially hot to me on getting in as my black car does. I think ceramic tint and a windshield cover (if you're not up for tinting the windshield as well.....) will do more to keep the interior cool then the car's exterior/interior color.


The A/C on my Matrix is very poor.:mad: It is in factory spec, at least according to my Toyota dealer.:rolleyes: All my other cars were much more powerful. My old Neon I never put it on MAX because you didn't need to.

Waiting and waiting and waiting for my Fiesta.

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Yep, that is Ryan's Fiesta. I am trying to get him to post pics here of his Fiesta. Our cars are basically twins.
Sam linked to that last night. I wondered if you were the Bryan he gave the shout-out to. The white is super pretty.
 

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Ended up ordering white. Good contrast to show the defusser, looks nice and clean for weeks and I think it will look great with dark rims.....although shoulda got larger rims here

 

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Ended up ordering white. Good contrast to show the defusser, looks nice and clean for weeks and I think it will look great with dark rims.....although shoulda got larger rims here
You should take a look at BRGT's photos - he's got white rims on white and it looks great:
2011 Ford Fiesta - a set on Flickr
 

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Here are just a few shots of my car. I have a ton of work to do before its closer to being done for the summer. These were taken the day after delivery.



 

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Cool pics. I'd like the wheels to contrast to the paint though and really like darker rims. Probably do flat black with the Fiesta just like my other car. Looking for rims that are concaved like these



Those are Miro 111 rims, which are imitation of some BMW rims. Have it on my car, love em. Like to get something similar to that for the Fiesta and probably do black or hypersilver
 

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Thanks.
I am still forming my final opinion on the car before writing a new blog post. What I can say is that combining the US and EU Fiesta's would make the greatest compact car in the world. The US interior is ungodly superior to the EU car in both comfort, fit/finish, and quality of materials. The EU car smokes the US version in performance. The US car suffers from a gearbox that is meant for MPG rather than giggles. This week I will put together more of my thoughts and post them up.

After work I am going to have the dealership take a paint sample so they can paint the rear spoiler. Hopefully the body kit arrives this week and I can convince my wife to let me get the time this weekend to install it. Tonight I am going to attempt to wrap the LED bezels in 3M DiNoc. BTW, that stuff is not the most fun stuff to work with. It is very think and hard to conform to complex surfaces, such as the bezels.
 

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Received my Fiesta today, on my birthday of all things. Lo and behold it has a S designation on the back. It is a hatch too. But the paperwork says that it is an SE.



 

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Received my Fiesta today, on my birthday of all things. Lo and behold it has a S designation on the back. It is a hatch too. But the paperwork says that it is an SE.
That's interesting. golf strom will freak, but I'm thinking it's just a manufacturing error ;)

Congrats on the Fiesta either way!
 

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These aren't too bad, but instead of blue, I'd go black or maybe just white with the silver. 4x108, 7" width and et40



Although I don't like how the holes where thought out in the design. Looks like an after thought.
 

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Received my Fiesta today, on my birthday of all things. Lo and behold it has a S designation on the back. It is a hatch too. But the paperwork says that it is an SE.



Hot! You have any first impressions? Things Ford should have done differently? What did Ford do right?
 
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