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jrm3

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68 Z Paint Code
« on: October 08, 2013, 05:43:55 PM »
I am restoring an original 68 Z which has a paint code of (P) for Sea Frost Green.  Does anyone know what that converts to in PPG.  The PPG paint store states that the paint code is pp however the color looks silver.  I did confirm on CRG's website that the paint code is p.  So any advice as to what the code should be in a PPG color?  Please advise,  Tre'

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Re: 68 Z Paint Code
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2013, 05:53:10 PM »
From what I remember, Seafrost green looks like silver.
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Re: 68 Z Paint Code
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2013, 07:44:20 PM »
Here's a link to a PPG color chart for '68 Camaros...
http://www.69pace.com/paint2.htm#1968p
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Re: 68 Z Paint Code
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2013, 08:04:01 PM »


Darrell Cook

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1968 Rallye Green SS L78 - unrestored original
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Re: 68 Z Paint Code
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2013, 08:24:17 PM »
Tim - 04A VN '69 z/28 69-69 715 ex-E/MP

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Re: 68 Z Paint Code
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2013, 09:24:04 PM »
Darrell,

Thanks for the pictures of your car.  So is the paint on your car this PPG  (pp) 43774 that's referenced on this PPG paint chart?

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Re: 68 Z Paint Code
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2013, 10:28:42 PM »
Lol. It's not my car ..  Wish it was ..  I just know that car is Seafrost & it has a way of looking silver in certain light & angles..

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Re: 68 Z Paint Code
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2013, 01:45:19 PM »
ok, thanks

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Re: 68 Z Paint Code
« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2013, 02:34:03 AM »
Troy dug up the mix formula for you.
It's in Dupont Chroma-base, for 3+ qts, no breakdown for anything smaller. It is a dead match to the original paint that was on his car.

Part#  then amount of each mix tint is beside it.

811J    -      547.5
806J    -      780.4
841J    -      881.0
801J.   -      904.4
832J    -      921.0
820J    -         8.2
150K   -    2633.2
175K   -    3323.7
« Last Edit: November 12, 2013, 05:58:02 PM by KurtS »
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Re: 68 Z Paint Code
« Reply #9 on: November 12, 2013, 05:05:39 PM »
Thanks Kurt