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dazthephot
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Aerosol Paint

Post by dazthephot » Thu 26 Mar, 2020 21:18

I’m going to tackle the rusty wing mirror bases. I don’t seem to be able to find the aerosol paint in topaz blue. Do body repair places mix up aerosols?


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Re: Aerosol Paint

Post by bowei001 » Fri 27 Mar, 2020 08:00

In Kent we had several automotive paint supply shops that would mix paint to order and put it in a spray can. I suspect that most paint suppliers will although finding one open and willing to do it at the moment might be difficult. Have you tried Halfords? They do Titan Silver which is spot on so they may also do your colour.

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Post by dazthephot » Fri 27 Mar, 2020 14:37

Thank you. Yes you’re right about whether they are open or not I keep forgetting. I do have a Halfords I was just sure I’d seen a bmw aerosol kit you could buy.
Maybe not.


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Post by Bumpa » Fri 27 Mar, 2020 19:40

My Z3 is Estoril Blue Metallic which seems to be hard to find. I bought a can from the Scratch Doctor which is exactly the right shade.
http://www.thescratchdoctor.co.uk/

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Re: Aerosol Paint

Post by Fender2004 » Sat 28 Mar, 2020 11:28

Certain Halford shops do mix colours up, if they haven't got the colour you want.
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Re: Aerosol Paint

Post by dazthephot » Sat 28 Mar, 2020 22:39

Bumpa wrote:My Z3 is Estoril Blue Metallic which seems to be hard to find. I bought a can from the Scratch Doctor which is exactly the right shade.
http://www.thescratchdoctor.co.uk/
Ah brilliant thanks.


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Re: Aerosol Paint

Post by dazthephot » Sat 28 Mar, 2020 22:39

Fender2004 wrote:Certain Halford shops do mix colours up, if they haven't got the colour you want.
Nice one thank you.


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