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Old 01-23-2013, 03:23 PM   #1
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Paint - blue theme

Hey all,
I'm thinking of doing a "blue theme" with my tuxedo black sedan. I really hate all the chrome. I really love the Kona Blue and the Performance Blue (btw is Kona the same color as the Ford emblem?). So I want to paint some things, at least the chrome, with blue!
My issue is all I can find through Ford is the touch-up (0.5 ounces) paint. I found another site that sells "Ford" paint in larger quantities, but it does not have all of the colors, namely Performance Blue.

So I need help finding a way to get enough paint to at least paint my chrome fog bezals and some other stuff, and to get the right color I want.

PS: please vote for Kona Blue or Performance blue - which would best fit with Tuxedo Black. Thanks!


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Old 01-23-2013, 03:28 PM   #2
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well looks like I may just have answered my own question ... see

But I still need suggestions as to how much paint to get, and if I should get the aerosol can or if I should buy a spray gun and paint and all that.

And the vote still stand! Performance Blue vs. Kona Blue! (I want a dark blue but am afraid that Kona might be too dark.) Tell me what you all think!
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On the website under the 2012 colors I vote sonic blue pearl.
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Old 01-24-2013, 08:38 AM   #4
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I'm having a really hard time telling the difference between Performance Blue (Spirit Blue) and Sonic Blue Pearl. Which one is darker? And what is the difference between metallic and pearl? I mean which one is shinnier?

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Sonic Blue ftw.

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I think performance blue is a deeper blue, sonic has a lighter hue to it, and some purple mixed in.
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ok looks good. I'm just trying to think of what to paint... I def want to pain the fog bezals. Any other suggestions? spoiler? Thx
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ok looks good. I'm just trying to think of what to paint... I def want to pain the fog bezals. Any other suggestions? spoiler? Thx
Wheels would definitely look awesome.
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You mean paint the silver parts of the wheel blue? I feel like that might be a bit much, unless its a darker blue so it doesn't stick out too much.
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http://www.fordcustomgraphics.com/focus.php?type=sedan
THe only thing I like on there is the racing stripe "dual outline" - the grey and blue are my favorite. You guys think it's worth it to buy/install it from Ford? And which strip looks better? Grey or Blue? I can't decide! thanks.
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THe only thing I like on there is the racing stripe "dual outline" - the grey and blue are my favorite. You guys think it's worth it to buy/install it from Ford? And which strip looks better? Grey or Blue? I can't decide! thanks.
I think blue strip would look better. Grey looks too monochrome. You could also do the badges (Focus/SE) up in blue.
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