Is all OEM Pearl White the same?
ssgacc at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 17 19:12:21 EST 2002
Yes, agreed. Enviornmental factors will play a big
part in the the color match. I was speaking to the
uniformity of their (VAG) paint color. Especially
when compared to my experieces with other
--- Ti Kan <ti at amb.org> wrote:
> james accordino writes:
> > If he's talking about swapping body parts without
> > repainting, IMHO, all VAG products have VERY
> > paint codes, as opposed to other brands. I've
> > body parts from other pearl cars on my 89 200 and
> > can't really notice any difference. Seen it on
> > Audis as well. Now Dorf on the other hand...
> > year and same paint code from the same factory,
> and it
> > looked like a totally different color. Their
> > color tolerances suck.
> While this may be true for factory-fresh paint, an
> old part that has
> been subjected to the environment will fade. Thus,
> if you buy a piece
> from a car that has been parked outside a lot and
> your car is always
> garaged, the color may not match perfectly even if
> the paint code is
> the same.
> 2003 A4 1.8T multitronic
> 2001 S4 biturbo 6-sp
> 1984 5000S turbo
> 1980 4000 2.0 5-sp
> /// Ti Kan Vorsprung durch
> /// AMB Laboratories, Sunnyvale, CA. USA
> /// ti at amb.org
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