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plumL78

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67 mountain green code H formula
« on: August 26, 2011, 08:14:01 PM »
I'm restoring  a 67 camaro with the original color mountain green. I was wondering if any one has already made up a formula in PPG DBC  that they think is a really good match to the orig. color. I've  already started playing with the color but we're not there yet.  PPG doesn't have a formula for mountain green in DBC so it has to be made up. My customer already has an orig paint mountain green car so I'm willing to spend the time to get it right so it looks like his other car, Thanks Kerry

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Re: 67 mountain green code H formula
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2011, 10:51:06 PM »
Kerry, I too need the formula for my mountain green RS/SS. There is a Mercedes Benz green that is very close but no cigar, it's not quite green enough.
Doug  '67 RS/SS 396 auto I know the car since new

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Re: 67 mountain green code H formula
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2011, 04:16:44 PM »
When I get  the color close enough  I'll give you the formula. I'm sure the mercedes color has too course of metallic. Thats the biggest problem with todays paint

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Re: 67 mountain green code H formula
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2011, 07:27:12 PM »
Yes on the too big metallic too. Have you checked with Autocolorlibrary for laquer? I haven't yet.
Doug  '67 RS/SS 396 auto I know the car since new

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Re: 67 mountain green code H formula
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2011, 09:20:13 PM »
I'm assuming you have a PPG mixing bank and are tinting it until you hit your target. If not, send an original sample to the color lab and they will match it and do a sprayout. They do it all the time. They will fax the formula to you or your jobber. I sometimes do this with Glasurit when painting bikes because not all formulas are available from all manufacturers. Bike formulas are not readily held with consistency in the industry. The lab may even have the formula in their system. Lemans Blue is not available in DBC either, only DBU and lacquer from my jobber. I have to call the PPG or Glasurit(BASF) lab. Shooting today's lacquer is your choice if you want to rigidly adhere to originality. And if you clear it you just strayed. Keep in mind if you lined up 50 cars in 67 they would not be identical. So who's color is correct?

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Re: 67 mountain green code H formula
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2011, 01:57:54 PM »
Jon Mello had a mountian green 67Z,Maybe he can help. Jon where are ya?
67Z/28,67RSZ/28,71SS454CHEVELLE.

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Re: 67 mountain green code H formula
« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2011, 03:00:48 PM »
Ron, when I had the mountain green car I had to spot paint the lower valance panel and I used H-code Dupont lacquer which was still available at the time. I have no idea on what formula to use on todays base coat/clear coat paints. Would love to help if I could but I can't in this instance.
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Re: 67 mountain green code H formula
« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2011, 11:48:46 PM »
That was a nice car, I thought it was painted clear /base coat.
67Z/28,67RSZ/28,71SS454CHEVELLE.

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Re: 67 mountain green code H formula
« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2011, 12:16:01 AM »
No, it's an original paint car.
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Re: 67 mountain green code H formula
« Reply #9 on: September 17, 2011, 10:52:54 AM »
wow I didnt know that. Very nice from the pic that I have seen.
67Z/28,67RSZ/28,71SS454CHEVELLE.