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Unknown paint color

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by blue97taco, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. Sep 12, 2010 at 3:51 PM
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    blue97taco

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    i have a chip in my paint and i cant contact the people who we bought the truck from, can i take a sample somewhere and get a match?
     
  2. Sep 12, 2010 at 3:56 PM
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    I'm guessing not a factory color. Go by pep boys, they have a pretty good collection of colors. Take the gas cap door in with you to help match it up.
    :notsure:
     
  3. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:16 PM
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    If it's the stock color look on the drivers door jam for the paint code sticker.
     
  4. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:33 PM
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    itsnot the people i bought it frompainted it themselves and i dont know what color it is
     
  5. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:35 PM
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    heres a picture
     
  6. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:37 PM
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    That looks like B5 blue. It's a chrysler/dodge color.
    Do a google "image" search for B5 blue.
     
  7. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:42 PM
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    A lot of paint shops can scan colors and mix up exact matches. Problem is, a lot of them have minimum amounts they'll mix though.
     
  8. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:44 PM
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    For a couple of bucks, they will scan it for you and give you the code. You can then get a matching touch.
     
  9. Sep 20, 2010 at 2:37 PM
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    would a autoparts storebe able to do this?
     
  10. Sep 20, 2010 at 10:52 PM
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    Youll probably have to go to a Detailing or Car Body Shop supply shop. Most of the time they make custom mixes of paint. Just bring your gas cap or whatever part you wish and you can most certainly get your custom paint, which will come in a can like this:

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    Ask them if its a 1 stage color (you dont need to clear coat) or if you need to apply a clear coat.

    This is the best way I think you can get touch up paint for your truck. Maybe you might be able to get some touch up paint in the form of a pen, if that what you are looking for. Not all shops do this though.
     
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