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rusty tuscan

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19 posts

71 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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Hello, does anyone no where i might be able to get reflex purple paint,i need about 1-2 litre's and i've asked different garages and paint factors and its not that easy to get hold of and if they can get it the prices vary massively. i'm in the herts beds area.Thanks

Mr MoJo

4,698 posts

128 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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I'd start by calling Surface & Design on Bristol Avenue. Sure they'll send you some smile
Would be interested to hear what the different quotes you've had are.
What are you painting ?

RedSpike66

2,206 posts

124 months

Tuesday 24th May 2011
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You can also try Chris Gregory here... http://www.autorefinishing.co.uk/

Waxwork Jock

350 posts

104 months

Wednesday 25th May 2011
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rusty tuscan said:
Hello, does anyone no where i might be able to get reflex purple paint,i need about 1-2 litre's and i've asked different garages and paint factors and its not that easy to get hold of and if they can get it the prices vary massively. i'm in the herts beds area.Thanks
Hi
Try the Colour match centre in High Wycombe 01494 446 580 and say JGH Detailing sent you as they mix a lot of unusual colours for me.
Regards Graeme

NCE 61

2,243 posts

193 months

Wednesday 25th May 2011
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Reflex purple is listed by TVR paint http://tvrpaint.com/?page_id=58
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rusty tuscan

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19 posts

71 months

Wednesday 25th May 2011
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Thanks guys, I'm painting the a new front grille on my tuscan because the old one cracked.

rusty tuscan

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19 posts

71 months

Wednesday 25th May 2011
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and the quotes i've have just for the paint have been anything from £400-£700!! frown and that was for 1 litre!!

V8 GRF

7,273 posts

122 months

Wednesday 25th May 2011
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I don't think you'll need 2 litres just to paint a grill.

I'd also suggest you do contact S&D and see if they can match your car as Reflex paint isn't just a matter of ordering a part number as it's mixed as a special and batches vary.

Waxwork Jock

350 posts

104 months

Wednesday 25th May 2011
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You will only need a small amount of paint as said but most places will not mix less than 250ml
Graeme

macdeb

6,264 posts

167 months

Wednesday 25th May 2011
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V8 GRF said:
I don't think you'll need 2 litres just to paint a grill.

I'd also suggest you do contact S&D and see if they can match your car as Reflex paint isn't just a matter of ordering a part number as it's mixed as a special and batches vary.
yes I know this as fact as the factory cocked up a warranty repair on my 6 month old T350. Rear quarter came back a different shade that was very noticeable, all sorts of excuses followed but eventually got it right.

blueg33

17,484 posts

136 months

Wednesday 25th May 2011
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If you have some spare, I will need to paint a new door mirror (don't ask!)

rusty tuscan

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19 posts

71 months

Wednesday 25th May 2011
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I might get the service bonnet sprayed while i'm at it as it has a few stone chips if i have any left over i will let you know! Cheers smile

Toady1

1,565 posts

136 months

Sunday 14th October 2012
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sorry to drag up an old thread, but does anyone know if this paint can be blended in?

potato muncher

612 posts

127 months

Monday 15th October 2012
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Toady1 said:
sorry to drag up an old thread, but does anyone know if this paint can be blended in?
Yes it can be blown in/blended like any other standard basecoat.