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Where does one get paint for these old school cars?

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I need to fix up the rust spots here soon on the 78 wagon im getting, any tips on where to find/get touch up paint? I presume it will have to be custom mixed, and isnt sold in bottles anymore, and I probably need ALOT more than just the little touch up sticks have... LOL!

 

The paint on the car otherwise is fine, just a few spots that stick out.

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Just goto your local Autobody Paint shop and give them the paint code for your car. They should be able to supply you with more then enough for doing touch-ups. It won't be a perfect match to what's on your car but close enough for what you need.

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There's a color code badge on the core support just to the left of the hood latch. If you know a place down there that can mix auto paints, take that number to them and tell them what car, year, etc. and they should be able to mix you up a batch. If I was near my wagon right now, I could tell you what the number is but its about 20 miles away. But yeah, find a place that specializes in auto paint and give them all the info and they should be able to mix you up a batch of paint. I hope this helps:D

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I thought old Subaru paint came out of Krylon spray cans!:lol:

 

I used bedliner on my SubaruHummer!

 

 

Good luck

Glenn

82 SubaruHummer

01 Forester

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CK out the Hornet its the o'l standby KRYLON CAMO GREEN....total cost$$

CHaaaChingggggg $40.00 no drips,runs,or key linessssssssssssssssssssss

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Eh, car is staying this color for now, its still good paint! If anything else, i'd paint it rally blue :-p But I cant afford that right now.

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Unless you are going to paint your entire car, I've been told that pro paint shops have a sampling "gun" that works similar to how Home Depot/Lowes matches paint color. This will take into account matching old faded paint.

P.S. Rustoleum white works great on my 90 Loyale. I use it on a monthly basis to touch up rust spots kinda like acne coverup cream.:lol:

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