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    Default Paint doesn't match!!!!

    Started to colour code my mud flaps today.
    Got Bamboo Green from the vx stealers, but it doesn't seem to match up.
    With the paint I have got I have done two coats, which I know is not enough, but when held up against the car it looks more blue!!

    Has anyone else had this problem? Or is it just me?
    Perhaps after a few more coats it will be ok? Any ideas?
    Went to halfords tonight to try and buy a bigger tin as they say they can make 46000 different paints, strangely not bamboo green!!!
    Do I get more from the stealers and see if it gets any better??

    Sorry for all the questions!!!

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    Did you use grey or white primer?

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    Used white.
    Is that correct?

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    Yup, Vx use water based white primer, grey would make it darker.

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    Strange that it would look different!!!

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    i had the same problem with my vxr spoiler bud
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    How did you solve it??

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    spraying with cans....90% of the time looks horrid, you need to take them to a body shop where they can be done proply with a compressor.

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    i didnt fella gave up spoiler tucked in the corner of my bedroom 3 times its been sprayed!!
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    **** thats no good!!!
    Thats a few quid down the pan after buying paper, primer, paint and laquer!!!!
    Oh well **** happens

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