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Colour codes "technoblau" - different versions...

Jonas R.

Jonas R.

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Hi folks!

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I have problems with clear lacquer lossing on my hitop, and my hood. Im now looking around for spray cans with the right colour code.. Sounds like an easy task - but...

I found my color code in the servicebook LW5Y. When i google it, it seems to refer to "technoblau", so far so good. But it seems to be different versions of technoblau, all with the same color code... I need to figurer out of mine is "metallic" or "pearl".

And, of someone knows a place to order spray cans - let me know:)
 
BrugseB

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Normally the paint code is mentioned on a label at the underside of the fuse box. I don't recall "diamond" being an option, only metallic (hence the clear topspray). For best result you can ask the local paintshop to use a spectometer for rating the colour on your CE.
 
Jonas R.

Jonas R.

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Normally the paint code is mentioned on a label at the underside of the fuse box. I don't recall "diamond" being an option, only metallic (hence the clear topspray). For best result you can ask the local paintshop to use a spectometer for rating the colour on your CE.
Hi!

I found the code in the workshop manual!

I already tried to visit the local paintshop, the were not very helpful :/

Anyone who knows something about the "pearl" or "metallic" versions. Same thing bit different name maybe?

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WelshGas

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Hi!

I found the code in the workshop manual!

I already tried to visit the local paintshop, the were not very helpful :/

Anyone who knows something about the "pearl" or "metallic" versions. Same thing bit different name maybe?

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Is it the paint or the clear lacquer that's the problem?
 
WelshGas

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If both have started failing using spray cans to touch up is going to be a never ending task and very difficult to get a good, acceptable finish.
The best way would be to rub it all down and have a proper respray either back to original or a contrasting colour.
 
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