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Old 07-18-2008, 11:47 PM   #1
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I'm REALLY confused about this. The other day I went to look at color-matched paint so I can get started on painting my mirror caps, and my car's color is Fort Knox Gold, color code B2. Everywhere I look though for model year 2002, it shows up as Harvest Gold, what's up with that? I'll get it, but I just want to make sure it's the exact some color as my car.


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Old 07-19-2008, 07:12 AM   #2
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many times companies will just change the name of the paint but they will be the same color...just test it out on something useless to see if the paints do match...goodluck
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I've never heard of Ft Knox Gold as a Ford color........
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infra red and vermillion red are both E4, my 97 yellow ranger splash code is BZ, which ford call's it canary yellow. but in the dupont book it's chrome yellow. the names do get changed sometimes but the paint code is what i'd go by.
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Robs is right, the comapanies will slap there own name on the same code of paint. I know my car is Liquid Grey, but PPG calls it Dark Mineral Grey, but as long as the code is the same you should be ok
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Well I'll pick up the Harvest Gold color and see how it looks. And yeah 03OrangeSVT, there is such a color as Fort Knox gold, lol...even though most cars don't have it. http://www.motortrend.com/cars/2000/..._metallic.html
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