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RE: Car Spray Paint



My local Auto Value has made up many cans for me using their scanner device. Good matches too.

Mike

 

Mike

 

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Sent: Monday, February 10, 2020 1:52 PM
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Subject: Re: Car Spray Paint

 

Good point. I seem to recall reading an article about a paint supplier using some sort of a scanner/ laser type device that

scans the paint on the car *as it is* and makes a batch of paint from that scanned color sample, not from the original

factory formula for the Mopar  paint color.

 

Thanks,

Gary H.

 

>  -------Original Message-------

>  You can have your local paint shop match up the color and they can put

>  it in spray cans for you. Now my car is a solid color red no metallic

>  and I touched up my engine bay with a foam brush and I polished it and

>  it looks good not perfect but most is going to be covered by the

>  engine and stuff anyway it was a single stage so it didn't need clear.

>  But beware sometimes the paint dont match right, it is a little off, a

>  couple shades. May want to have him make a test batch to try it

>  against what you have. Fading and age cause that.

> 

 

>  -------- Original message --------

>  I am looking forward to Spring and some paint work on a 73 Challenger.

>  I want to bring it back to original B-5 Blue and think I want to

>  respray the engine and inner door, trunk, etc before placing a new 440

>  engine into the car and having the body profession all sprayed at a

>  local shop.

>  I have a spray gun, but have never used it, and think it might be

>  easier to use a couple spray cans to get into the inner door, trunk,

>  etc. Also, since I believe the original paint is an acrylic enamel

>  (?), might want to stick to that...

>  Have any of you use the spray can from some of the on-line merchants

>  (Recommendations?). Any recommendations or thoughts on the painting?

>  Larry

>  

 

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