[Mgs] MGB color codes

Aaron Whiteman awhitema at panix.com
Mon Oct 8 11:06:37 MDT 2012

On Mon, 8 Oct 2012, Councill, David wrote:

> It confirms what I think is the correct answer - that the car is probably
> tartan red. This site indicates that was the red in use in 1964. Is that the
> only choice of red in 1964? I figured I could give the body shop the Dupont
> and PPG color codes to start with.

I can't answer the question, but the one concern I would have here is
that new paint will not necessarily match the original color.  Paint
fades, especially red paint.  It might be better to try to color match
to the car, even if you have the right code.

Aaron Whiteman
Pullman, Washington

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