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    12th July 2019, 04:59 PM
    I love that series of photos of (warehouse?) garaged cars. Somewhere here in the UK judging by the licence plates. There were some comprehensive sets...
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    3rd July 2019, 08:14 AM
    Budge replied to a thread DS slopey dash colour in CitroŽn Forum
    I've had a look at a couple of parts. The wrinkle on the black Jaeger speedo unit is very fine indeed. With the naked eye, hard to tell it's wrinkled...
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    3rd July 2019, 06:26 AM
    Budge replied to a thread DS slopey dash colour in CitroŽn Forum
    Posts 4 and 5 of this thread mention AC135 grey as the colour on earlier cars. AC136 is mid period. Back to AC136: I've got several dash parts...
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    2nd July 2019, 05:24 AM
    Budge replied to a thread DS slopey dash colour in CitroŽn Forum
    That looks great. Thank you so much for experimenting. If that is white on mid/ dark grey, then it's passed the 'cover-up' test. That really gives...
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    30th June 2019, 04:17 AM
    Budge replied to a thread DS slopey dash colour in CitroŽn Forum
    Not original you say? The dash wrinkle looks good. Given your current experiments, I guess you can't have found a suitable wrinkle paint. Did you...
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    30th June 2019, 01:03 AM
    Budge replied to a thread DS slopey dash colour in CitroŽn Forum
    That's a vast improvement over the gloss and the wrinkles look very similar to the gris rose dash underneath. Am I seeing that right?
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    30th June 2019, 12:58 AM
    I'm not in the market but curious as the Ebay ad doesn't say: what year is it for? Is it for there thee bearing engine and gearbox pre 66?
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    29th June 2019, 12:44 AM
    Budge replied to a thread DS slopey dash colour in CitroŽn Forum
    VHT grey plus Gris rose topcoat? My exact same plan :) have you tried it? Does a topcoat fill the wrinkles? My other thought was to spray the topcoat...
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    28th June 2019, 04:56 PM
    Budge replied to a thread DS slopey dash colour in CitroŽn Forum
    Over here in Europe it is widely accepted/ known that the colour is AC136 gris rose. the tricks will be to find a modern code that gives the same...
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    23rd June 2019, 12:47 AM
    There is also a red/ brown version of the repro dash especially for 'Jubilee' cars.
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    22nd June 2019, 06:42 AM
    Found the one he bought. here you go:
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1968 DS21bvh Pallas in Gris Palladium

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