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For those who have bought a camper shell new

Discussion in 'Tonneau Covers, Caps and Shells' started by iliketurtles, Nov 26, 2011.

  1. Nov 26, 2011 at 12:41 PM
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    iliketurtles

    iliketurtles [OP] Well-Known Member

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    How did the shop selling you the shell determine the correct color to paint the shell?
     
  2. Nov 26, 2011 at 12:42 PM
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    ouyin2000

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    When I got mine, they asked for the manufacturer's paint code. They get the canopy from their dealer, and they paint it in the shop.
     
  3. Nov 26, 2011 at 12:46 PM
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    OZ-T

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    They take the paint code from the sticker on the truck
     
  4. Nov 26, 2011 at 12:53 PM
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    iliketurtles

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    Sweet. Thanks you guys.
     
  5. Nov 26, 2011 at 12:58 PM
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    kimo

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    paint code sticker is inside the drivers door sill area, just had my shell painted, they did a perfect color match even without my truck being present. Some taco colors have 2 to 4 variations of the color so the ones with more variations they might want the truck there to get it perfect.
     
  6. Nov 26, 2011 at 2:47 PM
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    NuovoTech

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    Another option for anyone who wants their canopy a contrasting color. My Taco is red metallic & I did not want a red canopy. So I took it to a auto paint store & asked them to scan my grey grill(or whatever) with a handheld device most paint stores own. Then they plug that scanner into a PC via USB & print out the color code on a sticker. I gave that to my canopy dealer with my order. It came back a perfect match...below is my setup. :cool:

    Leer1.jpg
     
  7. Nov 26, 2011 at 3:19 PM
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    pataco

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    thats cool,the paint match scanner thing.
     
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