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    What is the difference between PEARLESCENT paint and MICA?

    cheers

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    PEARLESCENT paint is normally two tone metallic paint, sparkles in the sun when washed, not sure bout mica

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    where can i buy vauxhall paint.

    im after some nepal yellow and cant find it online.

    cheers

    Russ

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    Mica is just a specific type of pearlescent paint.

    You can buy a paint and lacquer aerosol pack from Vx dealers. You just need the paint code from inside your B pillar.

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    my paint code on the door pillar is 3HU

    i think that is the pearlescent stuff...

    cheers duncan

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    You sure it's 3HU?

    EDIT: Yep, it is - was also coming up as 40D

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    pretty positive. why you ask, if you dont mind me asking.

    i will get someone to make sure im reading the right thing at the cleethorpes meet tomorrow.

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    Edited my post probably as you were typing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thegoldenbullet View Post
    where can i buy vauxhall paint.

    im after some nepal yellow and cant find it online.

    cheers

    Russ
    I get my rattle cans from Vx, here is an online place though.
    http://www.paints4u.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duncan View Post
    Edited my post probably as you were typing.
    no worries duncan..... you at the meet tomorrow?

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