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Old 04-15-2006, 08:46 PM   #11
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yep might have to still have some one fade them in together after you have it painted with the color code
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Old 04-15-2006, 09:51 PM   #12
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Any good bodyshop can make it look like it wasn't even painted. If you can find a local DuPont store, go there with your Focus. Give them the paint code that is listed on your drivers door jamb with the words, EXT PNT listed below your code. Let them know that you would like to get the best possible match and you would like them to use their camera. I can't recall the exact name, but I think it's called a Spectrophotometer. What it does is basically takes a picture of your paint and runs it over your paint code and adjusts if nessacery. Some times a VIN number is helpful too. Providing the paint mixer doesn't mix up the measurements of your paint, you should have the best possible match that one can get. After you paint your bodkit, it's possible that the color might not match and you'll be able to tell what part was painted. This is where 'blending' comes into play. When done properly, it's virtually impossible to tell where or what was painted.
You shouldn't need alot of paint either. A half a pint of paint will give you a pint of sprayable material after it's reduced.

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