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Re: Color Matching, Silver Wheels

On Mon, 2 Jun 1997, Dave Conner wrote:

> Re: the siver colored wheels on this 87 5K.  The car body color is Zermatt
> Silver.  The wheel color looks the same.  Are they really?

I'm not sure if they are the same, but I painted my BBSs Zermatt Silver 
to match the car, and they look very good indeed.    Even my wife 
commented on how nice they looked.

Any decent paint shop should be abel to buy a pint of the paint, and 
spray your wheels.

> On a related note...if I replace a body part with one from another Zermatt
> Silver car, assuming both cars have the original paint, what are the
> chances it will be a good color match?

It will be a decent match, but you can't be guaranteed that it won't be 
noticeable.    Pain fades in the sun, so a donor car may have faded more 
or less than yours.   Also, the original batches of paint may be slightly 

Graydon D. Stuckey 

"Cool name man!" - Jay Graydon   :-)