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Old 08/01/2014, 01:20 PM   #1
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Correct grille color?

I have removed my grille and am looking for the correct color to repaint it in a spray can? If they make them? I checked old threads and couldn't seem to nail down the specific answer I need. Guessing I will have to order online or does any chain auto or paint store carry this...also tips on grille prep would help. No rust and grille is virtually straight.

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Old 08/01/2014, 02:08 PM   #2
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SEM 39263 or NPD's AP-SSW 65-67 wheel paint are good matches

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Old 08/01/2014, 02:45 PM   #3
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As the ones noted are not avaialable here I found a OEM Ford color a local auto parts store could mix up in a rattle can. Dark Titanum Metallic, I think it was a 80's or 90's color they pulled off thier system.
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Old 08/01/2014, 11:14 PM   #4
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Old 08/02/2014, 06:07 AM   #5
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I find the Dupli-color Cast Coat Iron engine enamel (DE 1651) in the rattle can to be an excellent match and it is readily available at all the local parts stores.

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Old 08/02/2014, 06:45 AM   #6
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I'm not familiar with the Dupli color cast coat. How close is it in matching the 2 colors in Arlie's post? Most agree that the SEM30263 or NPD's AP-SSW is the way to go.

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Old 08/03/2014, 05:50 AM   #7
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Can't really comment on how close it is to the other colors mentioned without a side by side comparison, but here is my repo grille painted with the dupli color.

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Old 08/03/2014, 08:03 AM   #8
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It's a little light but not bad.
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Old 08/03/2014, 08:11 AM   #9
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Marty,
Do you deduct points if the paint color is a little off?
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Old 08/03/2014, 10:37 AM   #10
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In the Concours classes if it was noticeably off I might deduct -1. Exact colors back to original are tough with todays paints. Base coat clear coat just looks different than enamel. 1968 Thoroughbred class you must use enamel paint. Much of what is put in rattle cans is not close.
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Old 05/15/2015, 05:16 PM   #11
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NPD now sells GT/CS grille paint.

Mustang GRILLE PAINT Dark Titanium satin finish
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