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Old 03-08-2009, 09:50 AM
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Argent gray/silver toner advice requested

I would like to reproduce an old color, dark argent grey, from some SS urethane medium charcoal metallic paint. To my eyes, argent grey looks like it has a red tint to it. Does anybody know what toner to add to grey to get the argent color? Or even better, a color code (I looked) ? I believe it was a GM color, late 60s/ early 70s for rally wheels.

If I mix it from my charcoal grey paint, it doesn't have to be exact, it just has to give the effect. I'm redoing a car I did years ago, used acrylic lacquer argent grey for some accents (it's held up just fine ), and I want to get the color close, and redo the accents with SS urethane or bc/cc. I still have the old paint, it'll shoot fine, but it wasn't a factory color, just an aftermarket color available at the time.

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Old 03-08-2009, 11:25 AM
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Matching a color in person is tough enough, over the computer? I am thinking you need to go to the paint store and work with them to solve your problem. There are a zillion "grays" with hints of color going in every direction so telling you to add some toner is nothing more than a guess, one that could send it off where you don't want it.

Go to the paint store or painter you know and have them tint the color for you.

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i think the argent was usesd alot on mopars...they did it in the grills and other trims..
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