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Old 10-02-2006, 06:53 AM
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Where can I buy an OEM color on line to match my Code?

I want to repaint my car that I just painted with the MOST HORRIBLE color in the world!!!








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I do not recognize the car, and since you gave very little information, including in your location, I can only generalize. Your vehicle should have a color code somewhere. You can take that code to most any reputable paint jobber and they can mix the right color. If you have any parts that are the original color, in good shape, you can often take them to a jobber that has the equipment to "color match" it.

I just realized that you were looking for someplace online. That is going to be a crap-shoot in my opinion. I'm sure there are places that might get close, but if it is off in shade, you are probably out of luck.

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Ditto to what Aaron said.
Check your phone book for jobbers usually at the end of
the bodywork section, usually labeled body supplies.
If you can find a DuPont jobber take your paint code and
VIN no to them, they can use the VIN no to tell which alternate
your color is. Most paint codes have various alternates.
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If I didn't know better, I'd say that is a Mack blue color.
What is wrong with it? Why don't you like it?
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If I didn't know better, I'd say that is a Mack blue color.
What is wrong with it? Why don't you like it?
Looks like ppg blue to me.

When you open the hood there will be a tag and it will say G-and three numbers or H-three numbers in the center of tag.
That is the paint code.
There would be very few alternates if any for that year Mercedes.

Also you know in 2 minutes you can remove all four door handles so hope you did not tape them??

There will be no OEM match in your lower brands with this car so pop for Dupont, PPG, Basf main brands. Like Diamont, Delton, Chroma base.
Just for-warned.

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You can probably find color on-line. But I'll bet you don't match that color with out some on site tinting.
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That is ither a MB 240 D or a MB 300 D 1978-1983 model years. as barry said, the paint code is on the radiator support/ X member to the left of the hood latch, looking at it from the front of the car. If the car was blue originally, it would be Corriscan ( spelled wrong but I don't know correct spelling ) Blue, also known as China blue.
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