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    Default Touch up paint for Virage - Ghost Gum White

    Hi all,

    I'm looking for touch-up paint (both spray and pen) for a '78 Virage in Ghost Gum White. It's a Dulux colour IIRC. Not sure if any of the automotive parts chains do colour matching, does anybody know where I could have this done?

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    YES!

    https://vgautopaints.com.au/

    These guys mixed me up a couple of cans of "Sage Grey" when I thought I was just going to touch up a few sections..

    From memory it was $50 delivered with a coat a clear. The fan on the can was excellent too! That's really worth paying for.
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    Complete Auto Paints
    Corer Westall rd and Brear St
    Springvale
    95473937

    They are careful and take their time to get it right. Helps if you have a sample or the recipe, but they can match well by eye

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    Most AUTOBARN outlets are able to match automotive colours - best to provide the original colour code which should be on the label that is attached to the door post or in the engine compartment somewhere.

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    Chodaboy, my R12 was in poor shape body wise and the previous owner had covered up a lot of rust, but I used Toyota Peak White in Duplicolor tins which looked like an exact match, which was available from all the usual auto places.
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    Any decent panel shop would be able to match a paint sample. If you're trying to match outer panels the original colour will be a shade or two darker as the outer panels would have faded from sunlight. Inner panels (e.g. inside the scuttle, inside the boot lid & bonnet, door shuts, etc.) would be closer to the original colour.
    If you buy paint mixed up to match a number it will likely look darker when matched against outer panels.

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