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Old 12-02-2018, 08:59 PM   #4
MARTINSR
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Re: Anyone know this color?

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Originally Posted by Wyo George View Post
What he said! It's hard enough to match an OEM color, but something that's not original is just a guessing game.

When I'm painting a vehicle and have to match existing paint I take it and have the paint store scan the color. I even do it with OEM colors if the existing paint is more than 5 years old because paint fades over time and it's worth a little trouble to get a quality job.
Plus you have "alternates" which can be VERY different, all with the same paint code!

You know what I have done when I had my shop and I painted cars that the owner was changing colors? I would do a spray out card with the color they wanted and had them sign it.

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